The initiative is using the expertise from Lloyd’s Register in the testing and development of internationally recognised standards and certification schemes for the sector against new marine technology, enabling confidence to private and commercial investors seeking to invest in marine energy projects.
Thirteen companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance, officially inaugurated on June 29 with the aim to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards a low carbon future, IMO announced.
Wärtsilä and COSCO shipping Heavy Industry Co (CHI) have now obtained Lloyd’s Register’s (LR) Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate for their joint development of a natural gas operating fleet concept. The aim of the concept is to offer global operators a more efficient and economical fleet design that meets current and anticipated environmental requirements according to the classification rules.
Lloyd’s Register has announced that it is offering an integrated portfolio of late-life and decommissioning services to support operators, equity holders and regulators in key territories including the UKCS, GOM and across Asia in how best to manage their operations productivity, with minimal risk and cost effectively in the run up to Cessation of Production (CoP) and decommissioning.
Carnival announced that its bunker saving ship, Carnival Vista, has been awarded an “ECO Notation” from Lloyd’s Register, marking the first Carnival Cruise Line ship to achieve this distinction.
Lloyd’s Register has introduced a new Risk-based Inspection (RBI) service which combines hull integrity management with Class to help minimise costs for operators of floating offshore installations (FOIs) Initiative will help optimise inspection regimes and provide added value to Class by providing a more flexible approach to help operators mitigate risk and unplanned downtime in hull integrity management of floating units, such as FPSO and FLNG vessels.
GE Marine and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company have obtained Lloyd’s Register’s Approval in Principle for the jointly developed gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design.
Lessons learned: Fingers must remain out of the line of fire during wire transfer operations21/10/2020
Transport Malta investigation: Serious injury of crew member while testing rescue boat crane21/10/2020
- Maritime Health
Update on crew COVID-19 cases in Western Australia21/10/2020
Lessons learned: Pilot transfers need careful judgment when moving outside the safety zone21/10/2020
Seafarers in Australia forced to stay up to 18 months onboard, ITF says21/10/2020
Near-fatal in New Zealand leads to 1st enforceable undertaking for maritime21/10/2020
- Cyber Security
US charges Russian military intelligence officers for ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack21/10/2020
Port of Antwerp and partners to develop 5G private network21/10/2020
Japan launches ship-to-ship LNG bunkering project21/10/2020
TSIB Investigation: Maersk Honam fire cause inconclusive21/10/2020