Thursday, June 27, 2013
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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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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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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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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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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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Capital Shipmanagement’s First Boxship Newbuildings Arrive from Hyundai Heavy

LR-classed Alexandros and Aristotelis are the first of five new 5,000 teu super-efficient new ships, all to be delivered from HHI Gunsan by June 2013, that sees Capital expand its operations into the container...

March 13, 2013
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Monday, March 11, 2013
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DSME Delivers Pair of Environmentally-Friendly Suezmaxes for Almi Tankers

Almi Sun and Almi Explorer have been delivered by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Shipyard (DSME) and have commenced operations. These ships are a further development of the Almi Horizon which was delivered back in 2011....

March 11, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Engineering News

Hyundai Heavy Unveils the HD12000 Drillship, a Joint Development Project with Lloyd’s Register

A joint development project (JDP) between HHI and Lloyd’s Register meets market demand for a new generation of drillships With the heightened expectations of stakeholders in the aftermath of the Deepwater...

January 10, 2013
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
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New LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design Receives Lloyd’s Register Approval in Principle

Class society Lloyd’s Register said Thursday that it has provided approval in principle (AIP) for COSCO Shipyard’s new ‘Clean Sky’ LNG-powered bulk carrier design. COSCO, Golden Union and Lloyd’s Register...

December 20, 2012
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Iran Tanker Safety Risks Rise as Ship Classifiers Get Forced Out

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Western pressure that forced foreign ship classifiers out of Iran has increased safety risks, including the danger of an Iranian vessel spilling...

December 5, 2012
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Thursday, November 22, 2012
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Engineering News

Hyundai Mipo and Lloyd’s Register Deliver Super Efficient MR Tanker

Earlier in November, Korea’s Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) delivered a highly innovative vessel named the King Gregory, a Lloyd’s Register-classed, 52,000-dwt tanker, to Consolidated Marine Management (CMM), the shipping branch of the...

November 22, 2012
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Wednesday, October 3, 2012
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Engineering News

Neda Maritime Earns ISO 50001 Cert, Represents Best Practices for Energy Management

After months of close work with Lloyd’s Register, Greek shipowner gains international standard  Piraeus-based tanker owner, Neda Maritime Agency Co. Ltd, has joined an elite group of ship operators who have certified their systems and processes against...

October 3, 2012
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Friday, August 31, 2012
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Engineering News

Global Acceptance of LNG as a Marine Fuel will Depend on Pricing [REPORT]

A Lloyd’s Register study on LNG bunkering infrastructure also suggests some owners would be wise to consider fuel flexibility After 12 months of research and analysis, Lloyd’s Register has concluded...

August 31, 2012
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Tuesday, August 7, 2012
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Engineering News

Daewoo’s New Shandong Shipyard Delivers First Ship, a Supramax for Rethymnis & Kulukundis

Principals of Rethymnis & Kulukundis Ltd., the UK-based shipbrokers and agents, have taken delivery of the first vessel built at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering’s (DSME) new shipyard at Yantai,...

August 7, 2012
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Thursday, June 21, 2012
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Reducing Ship Emissions Cost-Effectively, Lloyd’s Register Provides Guidance

A new guide from Lloyd’s Register provides owners and operators with the technical information to reduce emissions in a cost-effective manner.   Understanding Exhaust Gas Treatment Systems, gives shipowners and...

June 21, 2012
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Sit Down with Katharine Palmer, Environmental Manager at Lloyd’s Register [INTERVIEW]

I recently met up with Katharine Palmer, Environmental Manager of Marine Product Development at Lloyd’s Register for an interview.  Here’s what she had to say: Tell us a little bit...

June 19, 2012
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Representing 14% of Worldwide Shipping Fleet, Greece Plots a Gilt-Edged Future

With its huge axis of interests and expertise, the mainland and island archipelago will play a pivotal role in helping to mould a fuel-efficient and environmentally active future. The President...

May 30, 2012
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Saturday, May 26, 2012
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United Arab Chemical Carriers Discusses Risk Management and Efficient Shipping [INTERVIEW]

United Arab Chemical Carriers Ltd (UACC) is a Dubai-based shipowner with a modern fleet of 13 product tankers within the medium range (MR) (46,000–50,000 dwt) and Panamax Long Range 1...

May 26, 2012
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Friday, May 25, 2012

Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co. Discusses Shipping Industry Challenges [CEO INTERVIEW]

Lloyd’s Register recently met Mr Ali Obaid Al-Yabhouni, CEO of ADNATCO and NGSCO, in his offices in Abu Dhabi, to discuss the challenges facing the shipping industry. What do you...

May 25, 2012
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The Curious case of Lloyd’s Register, The Times, and the Titanic

-By Christopher Browne,  The message was brief and cryptic: “Struck an iceberg and sank in latitude 41.16 N, longitude 50.14 W”. It might have been just another daily entry in...

May 25, 2012
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Monday, April 30, 2012

Lloyd’s Register Acquires WEST Engineering Services

Lloyd’s Register announced today that it has acquired Houston-based WEST Engineering Services in a move that secures the group’s position as a premier independent risk-management organization supporting the global offshore...

April 30, 2012
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