2017 News


A working group in the maintenace committee of CEN met in Milan in October 2017. The aim is to develop a common European Technical Spesification for physical condition assessment methodologies.


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Over the past few years, the tides of the maritime industry have been changing. There’s a push for safer, smarter, more environment-friendly and energy-efficient sea transport. What no one expected is that these actions are not only bringing economic benefits, they are also leading to the servitization of the shipbuilding industry.


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NORSOK R-002 is a design standard for lifting equipment. It is particularly useful for new build projects, but it is also useful when replacing the lifting equipment or wearing parts on existing installations.


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NORSOK R-001:2017 Mechanical equipment, Edition 4, January 2017, has been published, and replaces NORSOK R-001, rev. 3, November 1997.


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A proposal for a new work item on maintenance engineering was on vote until 31 January 2017 and has just been approved. A working group in CEN will be established and Standards Norway has offered the convenorship and secretariat.


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Edition 3 of NORSOK N-003 Actions and action effects (N-003:2017) is now published and available.


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NORSOK L-003 Piping details and NORSOK L-001 Piping and valves was published in 2017 while NORSOK L-002 Piping system layout, design and structural analysis and NORSOK L-004 Piping fabrication, installation, flushing and testing was published in 2016. NORSOK L-005 is from 2013 and may be revised after the corresponding ISO standard has been updated.


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The NORSOK owners reviewed the use of and the content of all available NORSOK standards in 2015 and 2016. The recommendations for future development of the NORSOK portfolio was presented in November 2016. A detailed project report has also been released. This report is available in Norwegian and will be made available in English.


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