“DNV’s efforts represent a prerequisite for the success of our climate change policy,” said the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, who is aiming to have one of the world’s most ambitious environmental policies. He turned to DNV to discuss international quota trading and CO2 capture and storage.
A powerful tool for sustainable development is to creatively use market mechanisms. Idealism is valued, but market mechanisms are more effective tools for real and sustainable change – in particular when they can create a win-win situation. This may well be by creating markets where demand does not yet exist.
There is a huge potential for reducing CO2 emissions through extensive storage under the North Sea seabed. This is the conclusion of a report handed over to the Energy Ministers in the UK and Norway.
“Ships are still going to be built in Norway, but we must be at the forefront when it comes to creativity and innovation,” states Gunvor Ulstein, the CEO of the Ulstein Group. “We have tradition and shipbuilding in our veins and we’ll survive.”
세계적으로 가장 큰 금융기관 중 하나인 HSBC는 은행들이 프로젝트 파이낸싱을 지속 가능한 형태로 수행하는 것을 어떻게 입증할 것 인지에 대한 기준을 설정하였습니다.
Indonesia is now the country with the highest number of human fatalities caused by the H5N1 influenza virus, often referred to as ‘avian flu’. In an effort to tackle the deadly disease, the prestigious Eijkman Institute in Jakarta has built a new biosafety level 3 (BSL3) laboratory – with the help of DNV.
Boeing의 환경성과 노력은 새로운 날개를 달게 되었습니다. 환경적으로 진보적인 항공기 프로그램인 Boeing 787 Dreamliner의 진출과 Boeing의 내부 환경 노력에 관한 고객의 호기심으로 인하여 이 회사는 ISO 14001인증을 추진하게 되었습니다.
국립 보건서비스 소송국(National Health Service Litigation Authority)과 DNV은 NHS의 환자와 직원들의 안전을 개선하기 위해 함께 일하고 있습니다.
The key to improving processes and boosting overall efficiency levels in the port of Rotterdam is simple, according to Port infolink: make relevant information easily accessible to everyone in the logistics chain. This organisation’s new online services are producing great results.
As a part of its new mid-term business plan, Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is focusing on efforts to enhance its operational safety. Moving forcefully on comprehensive safety measures, Japan’s shipping major is improving its safety performance while embarking on ambitious growth plans.
South America’s number one producer of oil and gas has just achieved Brazil’s long-standing goal of having a self-sufficient oil industry. Recently, Petrobras has also won recognised awards for its transparency, sustainability and technology, and is now diving deeper into the Brazilian basin to double its production during the coming years. However, a number of challenges have to be overcome first.
Vinashin is a newcomer to the international shipbuilding arena. Based on its vision, this Vietnamese group intends to become an important player in it.
Martinus Brandal, CEO of Aker Kvaerner, has just finished launching a new operational model for the company globally. “Making changes during periods of prosperity is vital,” he says. “Then everyone is forward looking and focused on the positive.”
We’re surrounded by software everywhere, and the shipping industry is no exception. As the use of software on board vessels is increasing, so too are the risks associated with it.
Paal Johansen is DNV’s new regional manager in Korea and Helge Kjeøy is the new regional manager for South East Asia and Australia/New Zealand.
As a Red Cross delegate, Marte Ness is leading drinking water projects in villages in Belize that were hard hit by Hurricane Dean.
On July 1 Tor E. Svensen, COO of DNV Maritime, assumed chairmanship of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS). The chairmanship rotates on an annual basis between the 10 IACS members.
Integra is one of the pioneers within the packaging industry in receiving the ISO 22000 food safety management system standard certificate. It is the first company to be certified to this standard in Italy.
DNV has secured the first contract in Chile for the Social Accountability standard SA 8000, signed with TNT Express Worldwide Chile Carga Ltda.
TECOM Investments and four of its entities have been certified towards the Environmental Management System standard ISO 14001 and the Occupational Health and Safety standard OHSAS 18001.
French mobile operator Orange has initiated a strategic programme to move to a fully convergent billing solution which will handle all types of customers and services.
DNV has the highest performance factor among class societies in terms of port state control inspection results, according to figures published by the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control.
BP Alternative Energy has awarded DNV a contract to support in the delivery of a series of operational and maintenance audits of their Europe and Asia alternative energy assets.
DNV is an important co-player in the launch of the Morgan Stanley Carbon Bank, which will assist clients seeking to become carbon neutral.
DNV is to head up a project of harmonising the industry standards for health, safety and the environment in the Barents Sea. Both Russian and Norwegian actors will be invited to participate.
If Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) are made mandatory on board ships, the number of groundings is likely to be reduced by a third according to a study carried out by DNV.
Associated Press: The treaty that will eventually replace the Kyoto Protocol on climate change could be a potpourri of legal obligations, nonbinding commitments and aid arrangements for the developing world, but each nation should choose its own course, the U.N.’s top climate official said this summer.