DNV GL - Maritime news
15 February 2018 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASENew DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performanceDNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new class notations can be assigned to both newbuilds and vessels in service in conjunction with propeller shaft withdrawal.
06 February 2018 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASENext generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV GL rules and IACS requirements. The software covers DNV GL rules for classification of ships and IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers with capabilities ranging from simplified rule-check and scantling calculations to advanced tools for finite element structural analysis.
16 January 2018 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASEDNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricantsClassification society DNV GL has launched a new joint development project (JDP) in cooperation with marine insurers The Swedish Club, Norwegian Hull Club, Gard and Skuld to test the potential influence of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) on failures in stern tube bearings. DNV GL will oversee detailed laboratory testing of EALs by Leonardo Testing Services Ltd. at the University of Sheffield (UoS), UK.