Topic: Ship classification

Type approval for laser-based dynamic positioning system

DNV GL has granted type approval for Wärtsilä’s SceneScan position reference system. It is the world’s first laser-based targetless relative dynamic positioning (DP) reference system that can work without the need for pre-placed positioning targets. Without...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Is the Bar Being Raised to 26,000 TEU?

The design for an LNG-powered container ship of the Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua (HZ) of 25,000 TEU could in reality yield a ship of 26,000 TEU. German analyst Jan Tiedemann of Alphaliner came to this conclusion...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
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Indian Register of Shipping Enters Dutch Market

To further strengthen its presence in Europe, classification society the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has opened an office in the Netherlands. The office is located in Leiden and is being managed by the IRClass’...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk