Tag: <span>Lloyd’s Register</span>

Yara and MPA Singapore join ammonia-fuelled tanker project
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Yara and MPA Singapore join ammonia-fuelled tanker project

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Yara International (Yara) have joined an ammonia-fuelled tanker Joint Development Project (JDP). The duo join MISC Berhad (MISC), Lloyd’s Register (LR), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and MAN Energy Solutions (MAN), in the coalition known as The Castor Initiative.  Yara will work alongside MISC, LR, SHI and...

Flo-Mar validates flow batteries for zero emission shipping
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Flo-Mar validates flow batteries for zero emission shipping

The Flow-Mar project, co-funded by the Clean Maritime Call, a MarRI-UK initiative supported by the Department for Transport, has completed its research to assess the feasibility of using innovative flow batteries in maritime applications to enable zero-emission marine propulsion and auxiliary power. The project has produced a concept design of the most suitable vessel type...

Wärtsilä joins EU-funded project to decarbonise shipping
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Wärtsilä joins EU-funded project to decarbonise shipping

Wärtsilä has joined an EU-funded project, led by the University of Vaasa in Finland, that is looking at ways to reduce the environmental impact of shipping. Project CHEK – deCarbonising sHipping by Enabling Key technology symbiosis on real vessel concept designs, has been granted funding of EUR 10 million by the EU as part of...

Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design
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Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design

Jiangnan Shipyard has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) digital ship design, the first AiP for a digital VLGC design in China. The design has been granted LR descriptive notes Digital SAFE (AL2*), Digital MAINTAIN (AL2**), Digital PERFORM (AL3***) and Cyber SECURITY, confirming its compliance...

Lloyd’s Register acquires C-MAP Commercial from Navico Group
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Lloyd’s Register acquires C-MAP Commercial from Navico Group

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has reached an agreement to acquire Navico Group’s C-MAP commercial marine business, a provider of commercial marine cartography and digital publications, shore-side and shipside voyage optimisation, cloud-based fleet management and fleet analytics software. The acquisition will be integrated with the i4 Insight platform, strengthening the existing performance platform ecosystem. The acquisition builds...

LR, Anemoi and SDARI join forces on rotor sail designs
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LR, Anemoi and SDARI join forces on rotor sail designs

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed a joint development project (JDP) with Anemoi Marine Technologies and Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI) to develop a series of energy efficient vessel designs equipped with rotor sails. The project will address one of the most significant roadblocks for the commercial adoption of emission abatement technology –...

i4 Insight adds LAROS sensor data to fleet operations platform
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i4 Insight adds LAROS sensor data to fleet operations platform

i4 Insight, creators of a platform that ingests data from multiple maritime sources and provides a comprehensive outcome based on fleet operations improvement, is partnering with Prisma Electronics. The partnership will see Prisma’s LAROS sensor hardware data integrated into the i4 Insight platform to help charterers, owners and operators achieve greater operational efficiency and lower...

LR launches dedicated Maritime Decarbonisation Hub
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LR launches dedicated Maritime Decarbonisation Hub

Lloyd’s Register [LR] has launched a dedicated centre of excellence to accelerate the safe, sustainable and cost-effective decarbonisation of world shipping in support of delivering greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. The Maritime Decarbonisation Hub, a joint initiative between Lloyd’s Register Group and Foundation, brings together thought leaders and subject matter experts with the skills, knowledge...

​LR awards AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship
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​LR awards AiP to ammonia-fuelled ultra-large container ship

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and MAN Energy Solutions for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 23,000 TEU ultra-large container ship design, a key result from a Joint Development Project (JDP) launched earlier this year focused on developing ammonia propulsion ships. It is the first AiP...

LR awards SHI AiP for ammonia-fuelled tanker design
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LR awards SHI AiP for ammonia-fuelled tanker design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its ammonia-fuelled tanker design, a key progress milestone in the joint development project LR and SHI announced with industry partners MISC Berhad and MAN Energy Solutions in January 2020. To meet the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) ambitions on cutting greenhouse...

LR and Methanol Institute launch guidance on methanol bunkering
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LR and Methanol Institute launch guidance on methanol bunkering

As stakeholders across the maritime industry assess future fuel options in support of the International Maritime Organization’s 2030 and 2050 greenhouse gas reduction ambitions, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the Methanol Institute (MI) have produced a Bunkering Technical Reference on Methanol, which is among the future fuels receiving close attention. The new guidance outlines the procedures...