Singapore will grant funding for Singapore-based shipping companies to digitalize their operations, in efforts to support small and medium enterprises to update and innovate their processes.
Oldendorff Carriers announced its participation in a joint development project to design and test wind-assisted propulsion technology for its dry bulk carriers. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2022.
Lloyd’s Register calls business leaders to begin planning the incoming vaccine rollout, given that complexities around the matter may also lead to legal and ethical policy barriers.
Except the pandemic and the risks arising, the shipping industry has to deal with a rise in cyber-attacks against superyachts and the forthcoming IMO requirements on the sector’s cyber security systems from January.
Lloyd’s Register is working with UK regulator Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to bring together and analyze safety data gained by its machine learning tool, in order to prevent death and serious injury at work.
Lloyd’s Register, i4 Insight, joined forces with Prisma Electronics to help operators improve operational efficiency and fleet performance. Specifically, the new partnership will boost i4 Insight’s performance, towards helping charterers, owners and operators achieve greater operational efficiency and reduced operational expenditure.
The 75th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 75) took place remotely from 16 to 20 November. Among the key points were the approval of amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, with new requirements addressing GHG emissions and the approval of guidelines for onboard fuel sampling.
Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced four projects, costing more than $4.6 million, aiming to improve the global ocean economy through the development of revolutionary graphene-based protective coating products for vessels.
In an effort to help shipowners and operators better prepare for the upcoming deadline of IHM compliance, Lloyd’s Register issued frequently asked questions around the EU SRR regulation.
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) recently received an Approval in Principal (AIP) of its “Digital Twin READY” Type-B LNG fuel Tanks.
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