Sunday, August 9, 2020

Certification Services News

DNV GL to Certify TenneT Platform in German Sea

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DNV GL has signed a four-year framework agreement with TenneT to provide project certification for new High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC)  substations linked to offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.Agreement includes certification of TenneT’s DolWin5 converter…

DNV GL Launches Renewables Certification Ops in U.S.

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With the U.S. offshore wind industry poised for rapid growth, DNV GL has established a Renewables Certification office in Medford, Mass., to meet the growing demands for certification services. While the U.S. is still a generation behind Europe in the exploitation of offshore wind energy resources…

Iran's Oil Tanker Fleet Being Squeezed as Sanctions Bite

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Iran is running short of options to replace its ageing fleet of tankers and keep oil exports flowing because renewed U.S. sanctions are making potential sellers and flag registries wary of doing business with Tehran, Western and Iranian sources said.Since U.S.

Carbon Trust, ClassNK Consulting Service Partner on Climate Change Support

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The Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement to work together to develop a commercial partnership for offering climate change and sustainability services. The partnership will initially involve the two organizations exploring…

The 'Digital Twin' Evolution for Offshore Wind

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Testing, inspection and certification services provider Bureau Veritas said it has partnered with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult in an effort to jointly develop a Veristar AIM 3D “Digital Twin” of ORE Catapult’s 7MW Levenmouth Offshore Wind Demonstration Turbine in Fife…

ABS Group Awarded BKR02 Wind Farm Certification Work

England headquartered ABS Group Ltd., a subsidiary of ABS Group of Companies, Inc., said it has received a contract to provide project certification services to DONG Energy Wind Power A/S for the planned Borkum Riffgrund 2 (BKR02), one of the largest offshore wind farms in German waters.

ABS Group Wins Certification Contract for Hornsea Wind Farm

ABS Group Ltd., headquartered in England and a subsidiary of ABS Group of Companies, Inc., has received a contract to provide project certification services from DONG Energy Wind Power A/S (DONG Energy) for the planned Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One in the U.K.

ClassNK Expands Veracruz Office

The 462 gt offshore support vessel Lluavi is one of the ships that transferred to ClassNK this year

Leading classification society ClassNK has announced the expansion of its Veracruz Office in order to better support the growing offshore oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico. The expansion will increase the survey capabilities and management of the Veracruz office…

DNV GL for UK Catcher FPSO

Kenneth Vareide, Executive Vice President and Director of Offshore Classification at DNV GL

BW Offshore selected DNV GL to provide classification, verification and certification services for the Catcher FPSO being deployed in the UK North Sea. DNV GL is already providing similar services to 70% of the FPSOs on the UK shelf and has delivered all the newbuild FPSOs to the sector since 2000.

Renewable Energy Department at ClassNK

Renewable Energy Department at ClassNK

Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda of ClassNK announced the establishment of a new Renewable Energy Department. This new department which began operations on 1 October 2014 will oversee a diverse range of activities related to renewable energy, including audits and certification of new technologies.

GL Renewables Certification Appoints VP

GL Renewables Certification appointed Rüdiger Urhahn as Vice President Project Management & Sales, with responsibility for worldwide customer management in the area of certification services, in January 2012. In addition to sales duties, Mr Urhahn has been given the task of overseeing all customer projects relating to wind…