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First US Flag Newbuilding to DNV Class

      9/12/2000

A 37,237 GRT car carrier is the first ever U.S. flag ocean-going cargo ship to be built in the United States to DNV class. The ship will be built at Halter Marine in Pascagoula (MS). In the wake of DNV obtaining additional statutory authorizations from the U.S. Coast Guard, DNV has quickly secured classification of its first U.S. flag ocean-going cargo ship to be built in the U.S. Previously, DNV has classed a number of HSLC passenger ferries (also U.S. flag) that were built in the U.S.

The U.S. maritime industry, which has been deprived of competitive choices for classification services is expected to gain. For example, competition based upon safety, customer service, and technical competence opens the door for a number of advancements for U.S. yards and owners, such as:
  • Benchmarking and best practices
  • Expanded research and development
  • More experience feedback
  • New information and communication technology
  • Broad experience in international regulations and surveys
  • Wider surveyor network

    The U.S. Coast Guard will also enjoy many of these benefits.

  • Mr. Blaine Collins, Head of Maritime North America, Det Norske Veritas
     

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