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Off-specification sulphur fuels found in Antwerp

In the last week FOBAS has tested a number of ISO-F-DMA samples bunkered at Antwerp in which, based on single test result, the sulphur contents determined exceeded the limit of 0.10 % m/m required for Emission Control Area for SOx (ECA – SOx) operations.

First classification survey of BP’s new FPSO completed

Lloyd’s Register announced that it has awarded full-term classification certificates to BP, for its newest North Sea asset, the Glen Lyon floating production storage and offloading vessel, in the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, 175 kilometres west of Shetland.

Cat fines fuels found in Singapore

FOBAS has issued alert to inform about a number of fuel samples bunkered in Singapore which were tested and found with Aluminium and Silicon concentration (Al+Si) levels above the 95% confidence limit of the respective ordered grades.

LR accredits mass flow meters for Chemoil’s barges

Chemoil Middle East DMCC has announced that their time-chartered and owned barges in Fujairah are fitted with E&H mass flow meter (MFM) systems that have passed their acceptance test to TR48 – the only mass flow meter certification to provide the systematic processes and rigorous approach to the complete fuel oil system.

LR launches ‘Low Carbon Pathways 2050’ report

LR and Shipping in Changing Climates, a $4m multi-university and cross industry research project funded by EPRSC, have released Low Carbon Pathways 2050, a new study that details a number of potential pathways for the shipping industry’s transition to a low carbon future.

LR, HHI and HMD collaborate on ship-to-ship LNG bunkering study

Lloyd’s Register (LR), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) will comprehensively review the design requirements between 6.6K LNG bunkering ships and 14K TEU LNG-fuelled container ships with the goal of verifying safe ship-to-ship LNG bunkering.

Top names unite to drive forward LNG as a marine fuel

Carnival Corporation, DNV GL, ENGIE, ENN, GE, GTT, Lloyd’s Register, Mitsubishi Corporation, NYK Line, Port of Rotterdam, Qatargas, Shell, TOTE Inc. and Wärtsilä have announced a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of LNG as a marine fuel.

Shale needs to demonstrate good standards of safety

According to Lloyd’s Register, North Yorkshire County Council’s planning committee has recently approved shale gas exploration plans at a site near Kirby Misperton in Yorkshire, UK .Therefore, the safety of operations is critical to ensure confidence in the industry.Lloyd’s Register emphasises the discussion around unconventional gas and oil needs to be informed and factual to reassure the community at large.

LR offers new notation for the use of low-flashpoint fuels

Lloyd’s Register announced that it has established design and construction standards for the use of low-flashpoint fuels (LFPF) with a new notation, coming into effect on 1 January 2016, that provides clarity and helps to ensure technology can be adopted effectively.

New alliance offers a complete 'LNG Solution'

Alliance between Siemens Drilling and Marine, Dresser-Rand—A Siemens Business, and Lloyd’s Register provides end-to-end solution to guarantee availability of LNG as marine propulsion fuel.

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