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DNV GL is an international certification body and classification society with main expertise in technical assurance, research, certification, and risk management. It was created in 2013 as a result of a merger between two leading organizations in the field - Det Norske Veritas (Norway) and Germanischer Lloyd (Germany).

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DNV GL creates new 1,000 strong organization to accelerate digital drive
DNV GL establishes a dedicated Digital Solutions organization by consolidating its digital business across the Group, to be headed by Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad.
03 Nov 2017

Industry collaboration's recommended practice on cyber threats in O&G Industry
Offshore Europe, Aberdeen: The benefits of digitalization in the oil and gas industry are profound, but are also causing cyber risks to emerge.
08 Sep 2017

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway's Edvard Grieg production platform.
27 Aug 2017

DNV GL carries out its first offshore drone survey
DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society's first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea.
18 Aug 2017

DNV GL and Siemens lead the way in asset lifecycle management
In collaboration with Siemens, DNV GL is combining deep technical domain knowledge from oil and gas projects and operations with Teamcenter product lifecycle management (PLM) technology into a powerful digital asset model.
18 Aug 2017

DNV GL launches industry's first technology qualification scheme
Assuring accuracy of gas flow metering in field conditions.
01 Nov 2016

Why do accidents happen?
DNV GL reveals the patterns behind incidents and failures.
01 Nov 2016

DNV GL launches new approach to manage uncertainty in risk assessment
There is increasing emphasis from regulators on addressing uncertainty in risk assessments to improve safety. DNV GL's new paper,'Enabling confidence - addressing uncertainty in risk assessments', describes an improved risk management approach to achieve adequate safety levels whilst keeping costs under control.
02 Sep 2016

First "Integrated Software Dependent Systems" notation - Ocean Greatwhite rig
Ocean Greatwhite, the world's largest semi-submersible drilling rig, has been certified with DNV GL's "Integrated Software Dependent Systems" (ISDS) notation, which is designed for systems whose performance is dependent on the overall behaviour of the integrated software components.
13 Aug 2016

DNV GL's new Sesam GeniE includes automatic calculation of warping
When warping analysis is required during design of certain types of beam offshore structures, it can involve many costly hours of manual calculations by senior engineers. With the new release of Sesam GeniE software, the most common methods of performing such analyses can be done automatically, saving time and resources.
28 Jun 2016

Back to basics: New DNV GL guideline trashes unnecessary subsea documentation
Customer-case shows potential for a 40% reduction in engineering hours on subsea paperwork, and up to 80% less documentation.
17 Jun 2016

DNV GL performs first drone production survey on chemical tanker
Classification society DNV GL announced that it had recently completed the first production surveys using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone, on a chemical tanker
17 Jun 2016


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