DNVGL – Cruise update 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The cruise industry’s growth seems unstoppable, with yard capacity as the only limiting factor. Asia has joined the game – Genting Dream (Dream Cruises) and Norwegian Joy (Norwegian Cruise Line), both built by Meyer Werft, are vessels expressly designed for the burgeoning East Asian market. Meanwhile new yards are entering the market: Norway’s Ulstein Verft brings its unique…

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Upcoming Maritime Regulations 2018 and onwards

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The regulatory wheel keeps turning, so it is important to understand the developments when addressing compliance and making strategic business decisions. DNV GL gives owners and operators a heads-up. 2017 has been a significant year for environmental regulations. Important decisions have been made, regulations finalized, and we now have a clearer picture of the…

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DNVGL Guide for their electronic (digital) certificates

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) DNV GL has rolled out IMO-compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet, thus becoming the first class society to achieve full-scale production capability. More than 10,000 electronic certificates were issued during the first three weeks of production. Experience from the initial phase of full-scale production has been very encouraging, and no…

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#DNVGL rolls out electronic (digital) certificates across entire fleet

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) For the past few years, DNVGL has been working on pilot projects with several owners and flag administrations, to test and gain acceptance for the use of electronic certificates. This has resulted in more than 45 flag state administrations already having granted DNVGL the authority to issue electronic statutory certificates on their behalf, with…

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DNVGL – Baltic Sea – First Marpol special area for sewage (for Pax ships)

  (http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Relevant for shipyards, design offices and owners/managers of passenger ships1, cruise ships or ferries. Considering the availability of reception facilities, the MEPC agreed at its 69th session on the dates for the Baltic Sea Special Area to take effect. This will impact sewage management for passenger ships when operating in the Baltic Sea. The…

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