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Carbon capture and storage: The key is starting small

Lloyd’s Register John McCurry highlights the importance of developing carbon capture and storage, after withdrawal of UK funding in 2015, and its positive impact on the environment. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) divides the CO2 produced by industry, compresses it for transportation, and permanently stores it in rock formations. Also, it stops carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere and plays a key role in climate change. 

LR, Seabury partner helping maritime owners deal with business risks

Lloyd’s Register, Classification Society, is collaborating with Seabury Maritime, LLC, the global maritime investment banking and industry advisory company, to help the shipping stakeholders make key business decisions on digitalization and decarbonization issues based on the operational and capital expenditure challenges they face.

Fatalities in Confined Spaces: do we have tunnel vision?

Confined space work remains one of the most frequent, yet dangerous work-related activities undertaken. Thus, Lloyd’s Register James Pomeroy, the expert on Health and Safety asks if we have tunnel vision regarding confined spaces.

2020 sulphur cap questions for a charterer

In light of the fast approaching 2020 sulphur cap, in January 1st 2020, Lloyd’s Register provides some critical questions a charterer, or a shipowner may wish to address, providing them with greater confidence that their vessel is equipped with all necessary measures in line with the regulation, mitigating the possibility of a vessel’s detention. 

Renewable energy ship propulsion project to limit vessels’ emissions

Lloyd’s Register is launching a research and development project based on maritime technologies, which will identify the most ideal solutions connected with the shipboard installation and will develop a fuel cell system for each vessel, resulting to reduction of shipping emissions and elimination of SOx and NOx emissions.

Watch: Partners launch first device converting wave energy to electricity

AW-Energy, the Finnish wave energy developer, has completed the construction of the first commercial 350 kW WaveRoller unit, which is prepared for deployment at Peniche in Portugal. The device converting ocean wave energy to electricity, functions in near-shore locales at depths of 8 to 20 meters and the mechanism can be partially or entirely submerged depending on tidal conditions.

DSME presents smart solution for ship monitoring

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) launched its Smart Ship Solution, which received approval in principle from Lloyd’s Register. The application is a fleet monitoring smart ECDIS and surveillance system. 

To achieve digitalization the industry should be re-invented, Wallem CEO says

LR’s James Forsdky Asia Vice President – Hong Kong and Taiwan discussed with Wallem CEO, Frank Coles, about digitalization and the future of the shipping industry. Mr Cole explains that the shipping industry has to adapt to a new attitude to fully embrace digitalization and follow in the successful footsteps of the nuclear, aviation and aerospace industries.

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