Tag: Lloyd’s Register

Hyundai LNG-fuelled tanker design gets LR approval
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Hyundai LNG-fuelled tanker design gets LR approval

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled 50,000 dwt class MR tanker design. The development is the result of close collaboration between HMD and LR to aid in HMD’s compliance with the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap. An LNG-fuelled propulsion system...

Ocean-going autonomous navigation system to be developed under industry MoU
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Ocean-going autonomous navigation system to be developed under industry MoU

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT company ST Engineering Electronics (STEE), and Mitsui & Co. (Mitsui) to develop an ocean-going autonomous navigation system for the ‘World’s Largest Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel Programme’, an initiative funded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The partners will collaborate on the ‘Development...

LR launches airborne noise notation for ships in ports
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LR launches airborne noise notation for ships in ports

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released a new airborne noise emission notation (ABN) and ShipRight procedure to meet demand for a standard and methodology to control airborne noise emissions from ships. The new notation defines a set of limit levels for airborne noise emission from ships. This enables ports to better monitor overall noise levels from...

Pathways to IMO 2050
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Pathways to IMO 2050

Shipping is preparing to meet a tough emissions target that aims for at least a 50 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 compared with a 2008 baseline. To meet this ambitious goal, which is equal to a reduction of at least 470 million tonnes of cargo emissions according to Dr Martin Stopford,...

LR digitalises inspection and maintenance
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LR digitalises inspection and maintenance

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched an SaaS-based Asset Performance Management (APM) platform that will optimise inspection and maintenance. The digital platform, AllAssets, improves operational efficiencies and cost savings by providing risk insights through custom-built models. The web-based solution turns inspection and maintenance data into insights, pinpointing risks, enhancing asset and facility performance by up to...

Samsung smart ship solution receives LR AiP
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Samsung smart ship solution receives LR AiP

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received an approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its smart ship solution, INTELLIMAN SHIP. INTELLIMAN SHIP collects all types of on-board communications and automation equipment data on a real-time basis and sends it to the ground, making it possible to monitor the status of the ship on...

Hydrogen injection system for ferry secures £430k funding
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Hydrogen injection system for ferry secures £430k funding

A project to design and integrate a hydrogen diesel dual fuel injection system on-board a commercial ferry has been granted £430,332 by Innovate UK, a non-departmental public body that supports business to develop and realise the potential of new ideas. The 12-month Hydrogen Diesel Injection in a Marine Environment (HyDIME) project will provide a stepping...

H2 Industries and LR developing standards for all-electric vessels
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H2 Industries and LR developing standards for all-electric vessels

H2-Industries and LR are working together to develop all-electric vessels powered by emission-free Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) technology. The project partners are currently seeking approval for the use of LOHC technology on-board ships. This covers the refuelling of ships with LOHC, the storage of the energy carrier on board as well as the process...

GE receives AiP from LR for Digital Twin READY
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GE receives AiP from LR for Digital Twin READY

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has provided GE with an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Digital Twin READY for its Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) solution. The agreement, which took place at SMM in Hamburg last week marks the first approval of a digital twin health management solution in the maritime industry. GE’s Predix APM is a...

Consortium to examine use of blockchain technology in bunkering
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Consortium to examine use of blockchain technology in bunkering

Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC) has announced through its subsidiary Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), the establishment of a consortium to address traceability and transparency in the marine fuel supply chain. Lloyd’s Register, Precious Shipping, Bostomar, BIMCO, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA), and GoodFuels will join the consortium, which will look at where blockchain technology...

LR and Tufton Oceanic pilot maintenance optimisation project
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LR and Tufton Oceanic pilot maintenance optimisation project

Tufton Oceanic’s asset management company Oceanic Marine Management (OMM) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have announced a partnership to optimise maintenance strategies on board two OMM vessels. The project will start by using LR’s Real Time Adaptive Maintenance Optimisation (RTAMO) software technology. RTAMO provides a reliability centered maintenance approach and a strategy for condition-based monitoring, reducing...

Lloyd’s Register and TWI launch Fullagar Technologies
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Lloyd’s Register and TWI launch Fullagar Technologies

Classification society, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and research and technology organisation, TWI, have announced a joint venture to launch Fullagar Technologies. Fullagar Technologies will deliver digital technologies in three areas, including remote inspection, and smart sensors, additive manufacturing tools, and date driven automation of fabrication methods that have previously required manual operation. The technologies will be...