DNV GL recommends ways to make LNG bunkering safe and efficient

One of the key hurdles to the increased global use of ships fuelled by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is the lack of harmonisation of bunkering operations, this according to classification society DNV GL: “DNV GL is today launching a Recommended Practice for authorities, LNG bunker suppliers and ship operators which provides guidance on how LNG […]

Bureau Veritas launches pipeline damage assessment tool

Tecnitas, the marine advisory arm of leading international classification and verification group Bureau Veritas, has launched a major new technology simulation system for pipeline damage assessment, in collaboration with Total. This new technology system, called EMPREINTE, allows pipeline operators to quickly determine safe operating pressures after a pipeline is damaged. It is a software suite […]