Common Structural Rules Software, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR), has released a software upgrade that simplifies compliance with current and pending IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR).
Korean Register (KR) and Iranian Classification Society have signed a memorandum of understand to set up a joint venture firm in Tehran to offer plant facility certification and engineering services.
Safety and quality will continue to head up the DNV GL Maritime agenda under ceo Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, who took over the position from Tor Svensen in the second half of 2015 after having served for two years as coo.
One of the world's best known classication executives Tor Svensen is retiring from his position as evp of DNV GL, from 1 August. Svensen will remain working within shipping industry, including as a Professor at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, focusing on education and research related to safety at sea.