DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine

Just in time for the SMM trade fair in Hamburg, DNV GL has published this year’s second issue of the classification society’s customer and stakeholder magazine MARITIME IMPACT. It features outstanding projects with customers and covers digital innovation and other technology trends in shipping.

Issue 2-2016

The theme of the issue is: ‘Meet the Future’. “At the SMM the primary focus is on digitalization – a topic that we have chosen as one of our core strategic areas going forward. Smarter operations are built around digitally enhanced processes and several of the stories in this issue of MARITIME IMPACT feature new digital solutions to help our customers,” says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime. “We also look at projects that showcase new green propulsion solutions, such as the Ecoship project led by the Japanese NGO Peace Boat and the first NOx Tier III compliant engine developed by MAN.”

This issue of MARITIME IMPACT includes some of the following topics:

  • The new Ecoship – The Japanese NGO Peace Boat joins forces with industry experts to develop the most eco-friendly cruise ship ever 
  • Cybersecurity – Marine Cybernetics works to identify vulnerabilities in the maritime and offshore sector. The experts talk about one of their most recent cases
  • Supersizing car carriers – Höegh’s new Horizon Class vessels set a new standard for their segment 
  • Breaking the mould – Submersibles built for superyachts and cruise ships take passengers up to 300 metres below the surface
  • A click away – New DNV GL applications offer everything from identifying cyber risks, assessing a vessel’s comparative efficiency to checking readiness for EU MRV regulations 
  • The complete toolkit for the Antarctic – the Spanish shipyard Freire is constructing one of the world’s most advanced polar oceanographic research vessels
  • An industry first – A recently developed MAN engine offers an integrated solution to NOX Tier III compliance


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