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.
The best opportunities for decarbonization of shipping lie in finding new sustainable energy sources, says a new study by Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller - Maersk and Lloyds Register which identifies alcohol, biomethane, and ammonia as the best positioned fuels for research and development into net zero fuels.
Lloyd's Register announced the signing of an agreement for a joint development project (JDP) with several industry partners to design an LNG-fueled Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC). The JDP will evaluate design options for an LNG-fueled VLCC that uses a prismatic GTT Mark III membrane LNG tank.
Following a late June alert regarding contaminated bunkers that were supplied in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Lloyd’s Register Fuel Oil Bunkering Analysis and Advisory Service (FOBAS) issued an update on 12 July, confirming presence of Carbon Tetrachloride in the contaminated fuels.