GL Renewables Certification Strengthens Wave and Tidal Business
7. May. 2013 | GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) appoints Holger Trecksel as new Head of Department Marine Renewables. Wave and tidal energy is a promising realm of renewable energy. As technology advances, GL RC is providing expertise to designers, manufacturers, investors and insurers who are involved in the evaluation of engineering integrity and safety of ocean energy systems.
GL Conducts Expert HazMat Training with Aliança
7. May. 2013 | The environmental impact of shipping is a key topic for the industry over the next decades. Not only in design and operation, the whole lifecycle of a vessel must be considered, including its final recycling and the disposal of hazardous material. To broaden their knowledge of new regulations and sustainable recycling a group of marine experts from Aliança Navegação e Logística Ltda. (Aliança) and classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL) held a four day HazMat training course recently.
New Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems
6. May. 2013 | GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has published its new “Guideline for the Certification of Condition Monitoring Systems for Wind Turbines”. This guideline was compiled in cooperation with its Wind and Marine Energy Committee. The new guideline, which is presented at AWEA Windpower 2013, covers the most important requirements for the development, installation and operation of condition monitoring systems.