Vaisala's Measurements for Marine Applications Approved by Det Norske Veritas
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Press release date: October 27, 2009
(Helsinki, Finland) Vaisala has received a formal type approval certificate from the classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV). The DNV approval is an official guarantee that Vaisala measurement instruments can withstand the extremely harsh marine conditions. The certificate applies to a complete line of Vaisala's humidity, dewpoint, moisture in oil and barometric pressure transmitters serving measurement needs in versatile applications from ship machinery rooms to bridges.
Optimal performance in demanding circumstances
Improving a ship's onboard machinery performance is an ongoing challenge for ship builders and shipping companies. Precise, detailed and continuous online information can help solve the challenge by minimizing maintenance costs and machinery downtime - while maximizing system performance and energy efficiency.
"Vaisala has for decades delivered high precision and stable measurement instruments to help optimize the most demanding industrial processes. We value the DNV certificate highly and are pleased that we can now offer our shipping industry customers a complete set of certified instruments, states Pekka Ravila, Director of Vaisala's Targeted Industrial Applications segment.
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Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on more than 70 years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services for meteorology, weather critical operations and controlled environments. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs over 1200 professionals worldwide and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.vaisala.com