Tag: Lloyd’s Register

New project to assess flow batteries for zero-emission shipping
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New project to assess flow batteries for zero-emission shipping

A new project, FLO-MAR, has successfully attracted funding from MarRI-UK’s Clean Maritime Call to assess the feasibility of using innovative flow batteries in vessels to enable zero-emission marine propulsion and auxiliary power. Four UK organisations will be working together on the project to investigate how the design of electric and hybrid ships, from ferries through...

Euronav strengthens maintenance scheme with LR approval
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Euronav strengthens maintenance scheme with LR approval

Tanker owner Euronav has signed an agreement with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to strengthen its fleet condition monitoring programme with remote approval. The agreement will see the approval of Euronav’s Machinery Planned Maintenance and Condition Monitoring Scheme (MPMS(CM)) for 25 LR-classed vessels. This will be performed in accordance with LR’s recently updated ShipRight procedures for Machinery...

LR awards HHI AiP for HDF-3800 frigate design
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LR awards HHI AiP for HDF-3800 frigate design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded approval in principle (AiP) to South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the design of its HDF-3800 frigate. The design allows for the frigate to be equipped with modern weapons and sensors, and it will be able to undertake Anti-Air Warfare (AAW), Anti-Surface Warfare (ASuW), and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)...

Industry leaders join forces on ammonia-fuelled tanker project
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Industry leaders join forces on ammonia-fuelled tanker project

MISC Berhad, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), Lloyd’s Register (LR) and MAN Energy Solutions have announced that they will work together on a joint development project (JDP) for an ammonia-fuelled tanker to support shipping’s drive towards a decarbonised future. The creation of the alliance has been motivated by the partners’ shared belief that the maritime industry...

LR certifies Keppel for 3D printing
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LR certifies Keppel for 3D printing

The additive manufacturing (AM) technology would enable Keppel to print high-value components for offshore products with significantly faster production times and more economically. Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has received certification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for 3D printing of offshore grade materials. In partnership with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the A*STAR...

LR grants AiP for ammonia-fuelled ULCS concept design
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LR grants AiP for ammonia-fuelled ULCS concept design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle to Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. (DSIC) and MAN Energy Solutions for an ammonia-fuelled 23,000 TEU Ultra-Large Container Ship (ULCS) concept design, the first ammonia as fuel design of its kind in China. LR facilitated hazard identification (HAZID) workshops to determine potential hazards throughout the design phase, covering...

CSSC and LR collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation
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CSSC and LR collaborate on decarbonisation and digitalisation

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese shipbuilding group, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) to jointly study research and develop marine equipment and technology. The MoU, which has been signed during Marintec 2019, will include research into zero-emission vessel projects, trends and applications for meeting the IMO’s 2050 decarbonisation target....

Seabury and LR team up to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges
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Seabury and LR team up to help clients navigate OPEX and CAPEX challenges

Maritime investment banking and industry advisory company Seabury Maritime, LLC has formed a strategic partnership with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to support maritime clients with key business decisions. Seabury Maritime, a subsidiary of Seabury Capital Group, will work with LR to build a platform to help shipowners and other shipping stakeholders better assess the risks and...

Zero carbon fuels transition is an OPEX challenge, finds LR and Maersk study
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Zero carbon fuels transition is an OPEX challenge, finds LR and Maersk study

A joint study by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and A.P. Moller – Maersk assessing the transition to zero carbon fuels has found that the cost of transport will rise – not because ships themselves will require greater levels of investment but because new fuels are projected to be significantly more expensive than existing fossil solutions which...

LR launches competition for 3D printed boat hull
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LR launches competition for 3D printed boat hull

Lloyd’s Register (LR) is partnering with Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), Autodesk, ST Engineering’s Electronic sector and AML3D to launch a global design competition offering a first prize of S$30,000 (c£17,500) to the winner of the best innovative design idea for a 3D printed rescue boat hull.  This will be the first ever...

Shipping decarbonisation initiative launched at UN
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Shipping decarbonisation initiative launched at UN

Senior leaders from more than 70 companies across the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors have come together with the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean Action, and the World Economic Forum to launch the ‘Getting to Zero coalition’ at the UN Climate Action Summit. The summit, which was held on 23 September, saw...

LR in JiP to develop new LNG carrier design
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LR in JiP to develop new LNG carrier design

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed an agreement with COSCO Shipping LNG Investment, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry, Jiangnan Shipyard, Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC), Shanghai Ship and Shipping Research Institute (SSSRI) and China Classification Society (CCS) to design and develop the first 220k LNG carrier with a GTT Mark III membrane containment system....