Our blogs Blogs home
Digitalization and software solutions

Digitalization and software solutions

Digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more. Our open industry platform, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries, including maritime, energy and healthcare.

Posts posted in May 2016

Follow DNV GL on social media
It's Pipeline Flushing season: are you getting the most out of your crew? (and your pipes?)

It's Pipeline Flushing season: are you getting the most out of your crew? (and your pipes?)

Many thanks to Sanjay Yadav and Christine Miller for contributing to this post. Sanjay is a Principal Development Engineer in DNV GL's Simulation and Optimization product centre, and has most recently been providing his expertise to the advancement ...

Read more
Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

Optimize your hull forms with minimum wave added resistance

The new framework of the global economy has stimulated and expanded the shipbuilding- and shipping-industries. At the same time, environmental concerns and green shipping concepts have put more pressure and demands on designers to minimize the energy ...

Read more

"So what exactly do you do?"

Our team takes on some of the most challenging technical tasks out there. But if you want to do something really difficult, try explaining your job to a group of middle-school age kids, while inspiring them to follow in your footsteps! Well, that i ...

Read more
Resilience modelling for the Water industry

Resilience modelling for the Water industry

You might find it a bit odd to read an article relating to the water industry in a blog where oil and gas tends to be the focus; but I was surprised to realize how Resilience modelling in the Water industry is similar to our traditional oil and gas R ...

Read more
Top 3 themes for SPS 10.3 - see a preview in Calgary!

Top 3 themes for SPS 10.3 - see a preview in Calgary!

The next version of Synergi Pipeline Simulator (SPS) is scheduled for release in late summer 2016. There were three "themes" that we heard again and again, so we focused our efforts on providing value in these areas. See a preview of SPS at our User Seminar in Calgary on June 21!
...

Read more
The Operational phase, Non-standard operations and Major Accidents – breaking the connection.

The Operational phase, Non-standard operations and Major Accidents – breaking the connection.

Buncefield 11th December 2005. Image courtesy of flickr (Stuart Axe). See license terms. Two striking features define most major accidents. The first is that they are most likely to occur during the operational phase. Second, they are more often l ...

Read more
Terminology explained: Vapour Cloud Explosion (VCE)

Terminology explained: Vapour Cloud Explosion (VCE)

Explosions are a complicated physical phenomenon which science continues to investigate. Major accidents such as Buncefield, Texas City and, more recently, at the Amuay refinery in Punto Fijo Venezuela, have focused attention on assessing the effec ...

Read more
Henry Rachford - celebrating 47 years of service!

Henry Rachford - celebrating 47 years of service!

May 1, 2016 marks a momentous occasion at DNV GL - Software; it is the day that we celebrate 47 years of service for Dr. Henry H. Rachford, Jr., who is world-renowned for his contribution to the disciplines of mathematics and engineering. ...

Read more