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Reference on the website to any specific commercial product, process, or service, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for your information and convenience only, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, certification or other endorsement by DNV.
The views and opinions of authors expressed on the website do not necessarily state or reflect those of DNV, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.
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