Friday, March 29, 2019
Thursday, March 29, 2018
LNG-Fuelled Very Large Ore Carrier Design Receives Class Approval
South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle from classification society Lloyd’s Register for a LNG-powered Very Large Ore Carrier. The VLOC concept was developed...
Friday, December 15, 2017
Monday, January 18, 2016
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Friday, November 7, 2014
High Fuel Costs and New Emissions Regs are Pushing the Boundaries of Naval Architecture
Paint inspired by the skin of a tuna fish and automated drone ships that don't need crews: such ideas could revolutionise the next generation of ocean vessels as the shipping sector looks to cut costs and tackle pollution.
Friday, August 8, 2014
The Five Issues Worrying Oil Executives in the North Sea
On the 50th anniversary of the issuing of the first licenses for the extraction of oil and gas from the UK continental shelf (UKCS), we asked oil executives what their main concerns were in an increasingly challenging period in the sector’s turbulent history.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
LR Chosen to Class Canada’s New LNG-Powered Ferries
Following an RFP last December, BC Ferries awarded Gdansk-based shipyard Remontowa Shipbuilding a $165 million contract earlier this month to build three “Intermediate-class” dual fuel-powered ferries. Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
For Sea Captains, Flettner Rotors May Make Their Job More Tactical in Nature
In February 1925, the Buckau, a schooner outfitted with cylindrically-shaped, rotating masts 15 meters tall and 3 meters in diameter, crossed the North Sea from Danzig to Scotland to prove...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
South Korea Finally Gives Refuge to Fire-Scorched Tanker
At the end of 2013, the Hong Kong-flagged chemical tanker Maritime Maisie was t-boned by the car carrier Gravity Highway which was on sea trials from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard resulting...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Class Societies Lloyd’s Register and DNV-GL Unveil New Branding
Lloyd’s Register (LR), a 253 year-old classification society with deep roots in the maritime industry has officially unveiled a new corporate logo and branding today reflecting the growth of firm...
Monday, December 2, 2013
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Ship Photo of the Day: China Navigation’s MV Wuchang
China Navigation Company (CNCo) took delivery of the handysize bulk carrier MV Wuchang last month, the first in a series of sixteen new B.Delta37 designed, Lloyd’s Register-classed ships from Chengxi Shipyard and to...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Do you want to be ‘LNG ready’? | November Training Course
Lloyd’s Register provides LNG as Fuel training course to support understanding of the realities of using LNG as marine bunkers. Next three courses are in North America in November The...
Friday, July 26, 2013
Dynagas Takes Delivery of Two Ice-Class LNG Carriers at HHI
The lead ships classed by Lloyd’s Register incorporate advanced design, containment and operational features as well as the ability to cope with the harsh operating environment of the Arctic and...
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Lloyd’s Register to Class Chinese-Built, Dual Fuel LNG Carriers
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed the classification contract for six 174,000 m3 liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers to be built by Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co. Ltd. The project is a...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013
Lloyd’s Register Sees Seaborne Trade More Than Doubling by 2030
(Bloomberg) — Global seaborne trade will more than double by 2030 as China’s expanding economy drives demand for commodities from crude oil to iron ore, a study showed. Cargoes will...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
gCaptain Exclusive: Interview with Tom Boardley, Marine Director at Lloyd’s Register
While at the Connecticut Maritime Association Conference in Stamford, Connecticut, I met up with Tom Boardley, Marine Director at Lloyd’s Register. Headquartered in London, Lloyd’s Register (LR) is the...
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