Tag: Lloyd’s Register

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...

LR launches solution for EU MRV and IMO DCS compliance
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LR launches solution for EU MRV and IMO DCS compliance

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched an online verification service to help shipowners and operators comply with the EU’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation and the IMO’s Data Collection System (DCS) on CO2 emissions. CO2 Verifier is a secure cloud-based application designed by LR’s technical experts and co-created with ship managers. Users submit data, with...

LR and SWS to develop LNG-fuelled bulk carrier
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LR and SWS to develop LNG-fuelled bulk carrier

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have agreed to jointly develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuelled Newcastlemax 210K DWT bulk carrier design. SWS has produced the design and updated it to incorporate LNG propulsion, based on their existing conventional 210K DWT bulk carrier. LR has provided assistance and support for the LNG...

LR-led research suggests biofuel may be the best option for zero-emissions shipping
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LR-led research suggests biofuel may be the best option for zero-emissions shipping

Biofuels may be the most feasible low-cost zero-emission fuel for some shipowners and operators in a post-2030 shipping industry, finds latest research. In a report prepared by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) for the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), the most likely cost-effective alternatives to fossil fuels including hydrogen fuel cells,...

LR online tool evaluates 2020 sulphur cap compliance options
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LR online tool evaluates 2020 sulphur cap compliance options

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched a Sulphur 2020 – Options Evaluator to help the industry identify the best strategy for compliance with the global sulphur in fuel oil limit of 0.5 per cent m/m, which comes into effect on January 1, 2020. The Options Evaluator clarifies potential cost and investment implications tied to various compliance...