DNV GL Approve Eco Solution from Samsung


DNV GL, one of the maritime sector’s leading classification societies, has announced that the INTELLIMAN Ship software from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is compliant with EU-MRV and IMO-DCS regulations.

After confirming the assessment during a ceremony at SHI’s Research and Development Centre in Daejeon, South Korea, Regional Manager of DNV GL Korea & Japan Vidar Dolonen said: “We are pleased that SHI asked us to work with them on the verification of this software.

“The IMO DCS and EU MRV will be important regulations in terms of shipping meeting its carbon reduction goals.”

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According to a statement, SHI has been developing smart ship technology since 2016 for vessels such as LNG carriers and large container ships.

INTELLIMAN Ship is an integrated solution which helps operators to manage data from a range of different fields, including fleet operations and life-cycle services both on shore and on board.

Also featured as part of the system is EU-MRV and IMO-DCS software, applications which enable shippers to respond to CO2 emission reduction regulations which came into effect between January 2018 and January 2019.



Yong Lae Shim, Vice President of SHI Ship and Offshore Research Institute, commented: “We are working to provide our customers with useful smart ship solutions.

“As a result, we have developed effective solutions for meeting demands of maritime environmental regulations through collaboration with DNV GL. We will continue to focus on developing safe and environmentally friendly smart ships.”

DNV GL’s Software advisory team in Hamburg assessed the compliance of the Samsung’s solution by remote testing the monitoring-reporting process it performs.

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In addition to this, DNV GL confirmed that the software can be used as a recording and reporting tool, meeting the requirements of EU-MRV and DCS regulations.

Dolonen added: “At DNV GL we are always working to help our customers make the right decisions and prepare for compliance with upcoming regulations.

“The support from our Software advisory team in Hamburg shows how DNV GL’s global network enables us to provide our customers service efficiently, utilising the best expertise from around the world.”

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