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Sverre Eriksen

Sverre has a Master of Science degree in Electric Power Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He joined DNV in 2008. He is a specialist in battery systems and has been responsible for developing the DNV class rules for battery powered ships since 2011. Besides class rules development he works with approval of electrical installations on ships and offshore units. Before joining DNV he worked with power supplies for telecommunication plants and with signaling systems for railways.


Battery powered vessels – updated class requirements based on experiences from incidents

This presentation will address some safety concerns learned from several incidents. It will present possible safety barriers and actual updates in the upcoming class rules for battery powered ships.