Independent tanker operator NITC passed a significant double milestone on August 20 when it took delivery of ‘Dadgar’, the last of a series of three DNV-classed 319,000dwt VLCCs from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in Korea.
DNV's vision for a safe and sustainable future has been followed up by concrete action by employees in Australia. They have participated in several projects to make their contribution to a more sustainable future.
Oil major Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) is unrelenting in its drive to manage risks associated with its business. Aiming for an “international best practice framework”, KOC hired DNV to help develop its Enterprise Risk Management system.
DNV has entered into a cooperation agreement with the Vietnam Red Cross and the Norwegian Red Cross to improve the quality of water and sanitation for villagers in Phu Tho province, Vietnam.
To meet the challenges of severe weather conditions and ageing platforms, DNV is developing a new NORSOK standard to deal with platform lifetime extension.
The reduction in the world’s known oil and gas reserves, security of supply issues and increased climate change concerns have spurred investments in cleaner energy concepts. Consequently, the energy future is challenging and the solutions are not obvious, since conflicting goals must be balanced diligently.
“From the word ‘go’ we were sort of international” says Pedro Moura Costa, musing over his company’s humble beginnings. “We’ve grown organically during the years.”
DNV has acquired Global Energy Concepts and aims to be the dominant player in the international wind energy market.
Long trusted for our competence and integrity, DNV works to have a positive global impact on some of the world’s most pressing concerns, such as safeguarding the environment and balancing the needs of business and society.
When newborn babies leave the premature clinic at the University Hospital Brno in the Czech Republic, the parents receive documentation that the hospital's quality management system complies with the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard.
The Turkish shipping and shipbuilding industry is in a bullish mood. Backed by a buoyant market, they are investing and expanding their businesses and fast becoming a major player on the international scene.
Customer service management, technology leadership, a variety of new value-added services – these are key components in a strategy that is helping DNV expand further into the Middle East market.
The world’s population is growing fast, resulting in young populations in many developing countries. At the same time, populations in the developed world are greying.
"Choosing your partners is crucial in the modern North Sea," says John S. Woods, VP development and operations at Ithaca Energy, one of the up and coming independent oil and gas companies on the UK Continental Shelf.
DNV is helping companies to respond to the challenging new world of managing Corporate Responsibility (CR) risks, with its escalating demands for transparency and accountability.