Lloyd’s Register conducted a six-day, three-person audit for a marine and offshore company through remote technology, due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions and challenges that the offshore sector is dealing with.
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.
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.
LR announced its collaboration with Hyundai Global Services, aiming to provide value to the maritime sector through digital solutions, by firstly appraising HGS’s Smart Ship System as ‘Digital Class Ready’. Both partners will conduct tests on the system, that will be installed and operate on a ship, to acknowledge if the system is ready to comply with data-driven classification requirements.
As the world is rapidly changing, so does the safety measures and the everyday challenges. LR’s Group Health, Safety, Environment and Security Director, James Pomeroy, share his insights on how these trends will inform HSE strategy.
Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration MIT Solve’s Coastal Communities Challenge, for its work in developing shipping Emissions Monitoring Reporting solutions. The Solve’s Challenge Leadership Group judges opted the Solver teams as the ideal set of solutions showing potentials into tackling large-scale global challenges.
Lloyd’s Register announced that ‘MV COSCO Shipping Aries’ was delivered to COSCO today. MV COSCO Shipping Aries’ is the first container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM’ for its energy management system.
The vessel ‘Great Intelligence’, a 38,800 dwt modified version of the Green Dolphin fuel-efficient Bulk Carrier concept, is the pilot smart ship project within China, designed by Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute and built at Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation.
Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the University of York announced that they are set to lead a £12m program regarding the safety of robotics and autonomous systems, as using RAS will bring benefits, but it is not without risks.
Israel-based cyber security company Naval Dome has signed a MoU with Lloyd’s Register with the aim of establishing standards and guidelines for maritime cyber defence. The Naval Dome system is the first multi-layer cyber defence solution created specifically for maritime applications.
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