Energy powerhouse backs future of renewables in Glasgow
05. Dec. 2013 | Scottish Government’s Director-General for Enterprise, Environment and Digital, Graeme Dickson, yesterday opened a new Scottish Head Office for recently merged DNV GL Energy. The new office represents a vote of confidence in the future of energy and renewables in particular in Scotland at time of considerable regulatory change in the sector.
GL RC certifies CG’s transformer with SLIM® design for offshore application
21. Nov. 2013 | Transformer manufacturer CG has received certification from GL Renewables Certifcation (GL RC) for its liquid immersed SLIM® and “Bio-SLIM® distribution transformer”. The hermetically sealed transformer is also available with a bio-degradable transformer fluid which reduces the risk of pollution at environmentally sensitive locations, such as offshore. The certification was carried out according to GL’s Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines, Edition 2012.
Monjasa DMCC to implement GL ShipManager system
20. Nov. 2013 | Monjasa DMCC, the bunkering specialist, has chosen to implement the GL ShipManager system to optimize and streamline their ship management practices. Monjasa operates a fleet of 18 vessels, delivering fuels and lubricants to their customers around the globe and will implement the system onboard and onshore. Monjasa will implement the software to maximize the efficiency of its technical, quality and safety management processes as well as its crewing and procurement administration.
DNV GL to class LNG Powered Helgoland Ferry
20. Nov. 2013 | The new Fassmer built Helgoland ferry for AG EMS, will be constructed under the supervision of classification society DNV GL. The nearly 80m long vessel will be the first German flagged newbuilding to be equipped with an propulsion system designed to operate primarily with liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a fuel.
Siemens achieves major step in type certification for 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine
19. Nov. 2013 | Siemens Wind Power has received the Provisional Type Certificate from GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) for its 6 megawatt offshore wind turbine. The Provisional Type Certificate is a milestone towards the final certification of the wind turbine. It attests the conformity of the wind turbine design, manufacturing and testing processes for all safety relevant items with the normative references.