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'World Largest' Offshore Converter Station Debuts in China

Aug 09, 2021

The installation on what is reported to be the world’s largest offshore converter station is being hailed by China Classification Society (CCS) as ‘a significant milestone’ in the development of deep-water wind power. CCS provided authentication…

BV Classes World-First Hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship

Aug 02, 2021

Bureau Veritas (BV) classed the world’s first hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship (SES), the CWind Pioneer, which features an air cushion, twin hulls and an innovative diesel and electric drivetrain with considerable battery storage onboard.With a capacity of 24 passengers…

Class Societies Help Navigate Offshore Sector’s Coronavirus Challenge

Oct 30, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has created an unprecedented challenge to the offshore sector, one that is truly global in impact but with a shifting picture in different regions, from recovery in some to the threat of a second wave in others. According to Bureau Veritas’ Dawn Robertson…

Brown to Succeed Marsh as CEO at Lloyd's Register

Aug 24, 2020

After 14-years at Lloyd's Register (LR), including five years as group CEO, Alastair Marsh announced that he is stepping down from his role and will retire from the Lloyd’s Register group board on December 31, 2020. LR's board said that Nick Brown…

Offshore Wind: The Domino Effect

Jan 23, 2020

Matt Tremblay, SVP, Global Offshore, ABS, discusses the next hot growth market ... offshore wind. While the market grows, the question begs: Is the U.S. marine industry ready to meet demand?The American Bureau of Shipping convened a conference to discuss the pace and direction of the U…

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