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Industry Partners Push Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Ships

Copenhagen/Hamburg, Mar. 9, 2018—Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a joint development project (JDP) designed to advance the understanding of the use of lithium-ion batteries in the shipping industry. More than a dozen partners from the entire value chain have joined the initiative including flag states, research institutions, battery and propulsion suppliers, fire detection and extinguishing system

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DNV GL Issues Approval for Exoskeleton LNG Tanks

Liquified natural gas experts GTT and maritime engineers Technolog received a general approval for ship application (GASA) from classification company DNV GL for a concept to retrofit very large container vessels (VLCVs) with exoskeleton membrane LNG tanks. The LNG membrane tanks will  offer more efficient use of space for cargo storage and as fuel tanks. The exoskeleton concept offered by GTT and

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