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DNV GL Opens Laboratory in Singapore

March 3, 2014

Photo: DNV GL

Photo: DNV GL

DNV GL opened a new laboratory in Singapore which it said aims to deliver innovative and integrated solutions for the marine and offshore industries. The laboratory was officially opened on March 1, 2014 by Norway’s Foreign Minister H.E. Borge Brende and DNV GL Group Executive Vice President Remi Eriksen.

Driven by recent deepwater-technology developments, the laboratory has been increasingly involved in challenging projects aimed at providing integrated solutions through testing, qualification and assessment for oil fields in harsher environments.

Structured into four service areas, each possessing specific disciplinary capabilities and complementary competencies, the new laboratory will be able to undertake a range of services - from microstructure to mega structure and from laboratory testing to field services.

According to DNV GL, some of the advanced performance test machines and facilities available in the new laboratory include:
1.    A 2500KN Dynamic Testing Machine which is capable of testing larger components and thicker materials used in offshore projects.
2.    A strong floor with a 50% increase in length - capable of accommodating full–length 12-metre linepipe testing.
3.    A 1.3-metre Gantry Cutting Machine that can handle the large diameter linepipe which is increasingly used in transporting gas.


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