Calgary: DNV awards the world’s first certificate of fitness for safe CO2 storage to Shell’s Quest Carbon Capture and Storage project.
Hamburg: DNV Navigator certificate no. 2000 has now been installed on the HS Chopin. The event took place while the 3,500 TEU container vessel visited the port of Hamburg earlier today.
Hamburg: DNV has appointed Matthias Laatsch to lead its wind energy operations in Hamburg, Germany. Due to the combination of its global leadership in the certification of offshore wind projects and strong local capabilities in marine operations and surveillance in fabrication yards, DNV is in a prime position to support Germany’s offshore wind energy industry.
Carbon Capture and Storage enabling use of CO2 for enhanced oil and gas recovery, is currently being planned for projects in Asia, Australia and Middle East.
Coal Bed Methane (CBM) may become as important for Asia and Australia, as shale gas has become for North America. This requires that the CBM industry manages to overcome critical commercial, technical and regulatory challenges. A DNV-facilitated study concludes that reliable verification schemes, more comprehensive performance monitoring systems, more specific environmental guidelines and more reliable risk mitigation options are needed to make this industry expand.
DNV’s recognized standard for design of offshore wind turbine structures has been through a revision process together with the wind energy industry. The updated standard which aims to reduce cost and increase safety is now available.
DNV is committed to supporting the UN’s ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ targets.
The Lloyd’s List Global Award for the shipping industry’s best innovation project 2011 was won by DNV. At a ceremony last night at the London Hilton Hotel, Chief Operating Officer Ioannis Kourmatzis accepted the award on behalf of DNV.
Oslo: DNV has been granted extended authorisation by the Swedish Transport Agency to act as a Recognised Organisation providing statutory survey services to Swedish-flagged vessels engaged in international trade. Effective from 1 September 2011, this increased responsibility for DNV has the strong support of the Swedish Shipowners’ Association, Sveriges Redare-Förening.
OSLO: DNV’s sustainability assurance services were put to the test in global research carried out by the independent analyst firm Verdantix. The analysis found DNV to be one of the six providers that lead the global sustainability assurance market.
DNV selected ‘Best Verifier’ in the 11th annual Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance market survey of environmental markets.
Cancún, México: DNV ha verificado la huella de carbono de productos de construcción, en una iniciativa promovida por CEMEX.
Høvik, 2 July: DNV yesterday hosted an expert meeting between representatives from the management group in Gazprom, Norwegian companies and representatives from the Russian and Norwegian government.
Høvik: The heavy ice strengthening of hulls, upgrading of equipment and components, and requirements to minimize emissions and improve icebreaking capabilities must be implemented in order to establish regular year-round trans-Arctic containership operations.
Beijing: DNV, the world leading provider of risk management and sustainability solutions, has today started operations of DNV Sustainability Centre (DNV SC.)
OSLO: Ship operators can now enjoy a boost to their cost-saving efforts with the new DNV Technical Operations Performance (TOP) Monitoring service, specially designed for vessels equipped with two-stroke diesel engines to operate at peak efficiency continuously.
Oslo: DNV is hosting an online library of material declarations for ships so that new building yards can easily prepare Inventories of Hazardous Materials in compliance with IMO requirements.
Oslo: DNV is coordinating the EU project ‘Extreme Seas’ as scientific research into climate change indicates that storms will get more severe and extreme waves could increase in height.
Oslo: Better operational practices can reduce emissions to air from today’s ships by some 15%. The improvements can be achieved now, with present technology and with improved bottom line.
Oslo: Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has joined with Gassco to develop a new acoustic inspection method which allows the internal and external status of gas pipelines to be accurately characterised.
Jilin China: Two more water and sanitation projects supported by DNV in Jilin Province have been completed and handed over to the local villagers.
Lausitz, 9 May: The DNV Fuel Fighter today won its category in the Shell Eco-Marathon in Lausitz, Germany.
DNV has established a new position to ensure a consistent and long-term environmental strategy for DNV in the maritime industry. Eirik Nyhus has been appointed to fill this position.
HOUSTON – DNV moves North American headquarters to new eco-friendly facility to reduce carbon footprint and provide cutting edge, healthy work environment.
Oslo, 28 April: In a ceremony today the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Mr Terje Riis-Johansen, unveiled the hydrogen driven car the DNV Fuel Fighter.