Friday, March 29, 2019
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Maritime News

LR Launches Noise Notation to Quiet Ships in Port

Classification society Lloyd’s Register has released a new noise notation to meet the increasing demand for noise control from ships in port. LR describes the new notation as defining a...

March 29, 2019
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

March 29, 2018
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Friday, December 15, 2017
News

World’s Largest LNG-Fueled Ship Set for Delivery

Hyundai Heavy Industries, one of the world’s leading shipbuilders, is getting ready to deliver the world’s largest LNG-fueled ship, a 50,000 dwt bulk carrier.  Delivery is expected by the end...

December 15, 2017
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Monday, January 18, 2016
Maritime News

Lloyd’s Register to Resume Iran Business

LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Britain’s Lloyd’s Register (LR) is working on resuming services to verify safety and environmental standards for Iranian shipping companies, the ship classification society said on...

January 18, 2016
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Maritime News

Lloyd’s Register Bags Entire Norden Fleet

A total of 32 ships will be transferred to Lloyd’s Register class as part of new agreement that covers a total of 57 ships including the entire fleet of Danish...

June 16, 2015
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Friday, November 7, 2014
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Engineering News

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.

November 7, 2014
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Friday, August 8, 2014
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News

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.

August 8, 2014
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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Maritime News

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...

July 16, 2014
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Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Engineering News

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...

May 29, 2014
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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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...

April 23, 2014
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Monday, March 31, 2014
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Engineering News

Yacht Racing and the Future of Marine Fuels

If everyone could predict the future, winning or losing a race would result in the same emotional response, risk would be non-existent and the correct path would always be known....

March 31, 2014
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Sunday, December 8, 2013
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Maritime News

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...

December 8, 2013
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Monday, December 2, 2013
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News

Regulating LNG | Q&A with Transport Canada

Transport Canada is the federal body responsible for transportation safety and regulation.  Their Marine departments have been working to support the industry in managing the development of LNG as a...

December 2, 2013
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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Maritime News

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...

November 21, 2013
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Friday, October 25, 2013
Maritime News

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...

October 25, 2013
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Friday, July 26, 2013
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Maritime News

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...

July 26, 2013
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
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News

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...

June 27, 2013
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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Maritime News

An Uncertain Fuel Future

By Nick Brown Last week I took part in the SEAaT Fuelling the Future Conference in London, chairing the afternoon session on future fuels. It was an interesting day and,...

April 23, 2013
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Monday, April 8, 2013
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Maritime News

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...

April 8, 2013
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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Maritime News

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...

April 3, 2013
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