As much as 40% of maintenance work carried out by FPSO vessel operators is unnecessary, according to latest findings by Lloyd’s Register. By reducing these unwarranted manhours, operators could save on average almost £600,000 per asset each year, which is equivalent to £15m over an assets’ life.
Regardless of which zero-carbon fuels emerge in the future, zero emission vessels are likely to be technologically possible in the next few years, but for this to happen, the industry will require confidence in the wider community around the fuel supply chain, a new study reveals.
During the 2020 GREEN4SEA Athens Forum, Mr. Panayiotis Mitrou, Global Gas Segment Manager, Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore, shared his views on LNG as a fuel, towards 2050 compliance and beyond.
Common Structural Rules Software LLC (CSRS), a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR), has launched updates with new functionality added to both the Prescriptive Analysis (PA) and FE Analysis (FEA) applications.
The USCG signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the European Commission on February 28, 2020, for oversight of mutually recognized organizations for survey and certification of commercial vessels.
Keppel Offshore and Marine (Keppel O&M) is using a 3D printing technology to produce high-value components for the offshore industry, with the technology accelerating production times, resulting to projects being quicker completed.
MISC Berhad, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), Lloyd’s Register (LR) and MAN Energy Solutions announced a collaboration to jointly launch a project (JDP) for an ammonia-fuelled tanker to support shipping’s drive towards a decarbonized future.
Lloyd’s Register conducted a report for the UK’s Oil and gas Authority (OGA) in efforts to explore the country’s upstream opportunities to cut its GHG emissions, amid its announcement in becoming the first major economy to pass a net zero law for greenhouse gas emissions.
The Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) along with Lloyd’s Register came together and discussed the emerge issue of how the shipping industries will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Specifically, the Chief Executive of OGUK, Deirdre Michie and the LR’s Energy Director, David Clark shared their opinions in order to spread the “Roadmap 2035”.
Today, over 87% of merchant vessels are carrying GNSS receivers, usually feeding into an ECDIS for establishing position, speed and heading. If GNSS-based position information is unavailable, it leads to other systems such as AIS becoming unavailable.
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