Det Norske Veritas

Seven societies authorised for ISM Code certification in SAR

The Marine Department has authorised seven classification societies to carry out International Safety Management (ISM) Code verification and certification for Hong Kong-registered ships.

Friday, 12 June, 1998, 12:00am

Far East Levingston obtains exclusive rights to rig design

Far East Levingston Shipbuilding (FELS) has bought the exclusive rights to the MOD V and MOD VI designs for harsh-environment jack-up rigs from engineering company Friede & Goldman (F&G).

27 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

World fleet leaving ISM code to last minute, conference told

Only 2.5 per cent of the world fleet has been certified to show they are in compliance with International Safety Management (ISM) standards, with only two more years before the ISM Code certification becomes mandatory, Sven Ullring, president and chief executive of Det Norske Veritas, says.

14 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

ISMA seeks crew manager members

THE International Ship Managers' Association (ISMA) is to expand its sphere of influence by inviting crew managers to join as associate members.

The decision was taken at the association's executive meeting in London recently.

12 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Big managers act on quality programmes

WHILE the big-name ship managers have put or are putting into place quality assurance (QA) programmes, smaller and in-house managers are in no rush to do so.

Acomerit Ship Management will receive manuals from its Glasgow or Geneva office, which have been granted ISO 9002 Quality Assured Certification from Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

13 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

BIMCO sets the agenda

THE Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) will hold its general meeting between May 30 and June 3 at the Westin hotel in Singapore.

The meeting, which will be chaired by BIMCO's president Sir Ian Denholm, will include BIMCO / Sohmen lectures and discussions on safety in a regulated environment.

14 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

DNV demands penalties for survey rebels

REBEL surveyors who tarnish the image of the trade should be ''penalised'' by respective flag states, says Norwegian-based Det Norske Veritas (DNV) president and executive officer Sven Ullring.

Mr Ullring said it was unethical for a surveyor to issue a safety certificate to a vessel which did not meet sufficient requirements.

9 Apr 1993 - 12:00am