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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.

LR partners with HGS on digital solutions boosting shipping

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. 

BLOC wins MIT Solve’s Coastal Communities Challenge

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. 

COSCO receives first ever containership with LR’s Cyber AL3

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.

China’s first smart ship launched

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. 

LR, Naval Dome team up for maritime cyber security standards

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.