Thursday, October 23, 2014
IFS Applications receives Type Approval certificate from DNV GL
• Certified maintenance system reduces lifetime cost of assets
• Lower overall project costs for certification and classification
• Proof-point of IFS’s deep industry knowledge
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced today that the world’s leading ship and offshore classification society to the global oil and gas industry, DNV GL, has provided a Type Approval for IFS Applications™.
DNV GL has found that the solution for planned machinery maintenance in IFS Applications 8 complies with its standard for DNV Rules for Classification of Ships and DNV Offshore Service Specifications for onboard use on DNV-classified vessels. This certification allows IFS customers to secure additional benefits, including lower overall project costs related to classification and certification.
For more than 20 years, IFS has worked closely with companies in the global oil and gas industry. With more than 400 project- and asset-oriented companies using IFS Applications for enterprise asset management, enterprise resource planning and more, IFS brings both deep industry expertise and a solid track record to the industry.
DNV GL Senior Engineer Thomas Knödlseder said, “The DNV Type Approval is an important tool for customers to ensure that the product satisfies the quality standards that DNV benchmarks. We are very happy that IFS has undergone this certification process, with which we are completely satisfied.”
Commenting on the DNV GL approval, IFS Scandinavia CEO Glenn Arnesen said, “The seal of approval that this certification entails is very important to us and to our customers in the industry. The Type Approval Certificate is a testament to our commitment to this industry and ensures that our solution continues to stay at the forefront, bringing additional value to our customers.”