Marine link
 

Det Norske Veritas, USCG In Passenger Ship Control Agreements

The president of Det Norske Veritas Classification (DNV), Tor Christian Mathiesen, signed two agreements on passenger ship control verification with the U.S. Coast Guard's (USCG) Chief of Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection, RAdm. J.C. Card.

The "Outlines of Cooperation" will permit DNV to ensure that the applicable USCG standards are complied with during the design, construction or modification of any non- U.S.-flag passenger vessel classed by DNV.

This will be accomplished through full cooperation between the two entities and by DNV conducting approval of basic design, conferring with the USCG on interpretive matters, and providing the USCG with DNV-approved plans and related information. In addition, there will be oversight visits by the USCG at DNV offices.

The benefits of this additional service are that the owner can be better assured that any problems will be identified and resolved at an early stage of the project; the agreement will likely reduce or limit the amount of time the USCG needs to spend aboard the vessel both at the construction site as well as at the first U.S. port of call; and it is expected that the agreement, coupled with DNV's experience of working with the USCG, will further help minimize unforeseen difficulties and facilitate satisfactory USCG final acceptance of the ship upon its arrival in the U.S. port of entry.




Maritime Security History

AISE '96 PREVIEW CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
AWO's Regulatory Agenda: Challenge & Change
Broad & Cassel Represents Commodore In Cruise Ship Acquisition
Chemical Carriers: The Slump Will Continue
Clean- Up Outfit Spiffs Up Operations
Clinton: Programs To Bring More Than $1 Billion To U.S. Yards
Cruise Ship Safety Jumps To The Forefront
Details Of U.S. Maritime Subsidy Program Revealed
Finance Execs Forecast Market Movement
Financing Will Be Critical To Health Of Changing, Growing Maritime Industry
Hearer, Faster & Cheaper,,. Distress Alerting Via Inmarsat
House Passes Maritime Subsidies Bill Overwhelmingly $1.2 Billion Earmarked For Maritime Security Fleet; Series Transition Payments To Come For Yards
IGBE To Feature Casino Boat Builders, Suppliers
Launch Of Last Los Angeles Class Submarine
MarAd's Herberger Comments On FY '95 Budget
Miami To Host Cruiso Shipping ' 96
Newport News President Inducted Into Maritime Hall Of Fame
OSI Wins U.S. Contract
PROPULSION UPDATE: The Latest On Slow-Speed Crosshead Diesel Engines
ScanMarine Celebrates Founding With New Contracts
Secretary Pena Tout's Mar Ad's Record At Industry Event In New Orleans
Service With a Satellite: A Guide To Top Service Providers
Steamers Maritime Orders Two Ships
Studds Acts On Maritime Reform Legislation Issues
Studds Acts On Maritime Reform Legislation Issues
The Internet: Charting Business Opportunities On An Electronic Sea
The Pacific Adventure
The U.S. Coast Guard: Moving Into A Changing Era
Trinity Wins $80M Contract To Build RoRo For Alaska
VT Acquires Ship Motion Control Specialist
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright