DNV-GL , the maritime, oil and gas, and energy industries’ premier classification and technical assurance organization with a purpose to advance safety of life at sea, posted the January 2018 revision of the DNV-GL Battery Power rules, which supersedes the July 2017 edition of DNVGL-RU-SHIP Pt.6 Ch.2. The modified rules cover propulsion, power generation, and auxiliary systems. Of significant importance, the changes include clarification of requirements for safety functions for the battery system. Design principles for battery safety and fire...

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