Sunday, April 29, 2012
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LNG, Get on Board or Get Left Behind…The Future is Already Here

Given the current price of low sulfur diesel, the enormous global emphasis on reducing the carbon footprint of our industry, and the fact the price of natural gas is currently...

April 29, 2012
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
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Literally Speaking, Arctic Shiphandling is Completely Backwards

The idea was actually born in the in the ice-strewn reaches of the Great Lakes during the late 19th century when the car ferry ‘St. Ignace’ was built with bow propellers to...

April 19, 2012
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Monday, April 16, 2012
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The Role of Class in Shipping – A Discussion with Tim Protheroe, President, Lloyd’s Register North America

I met up with Tim Protheroe, President, Lloyd’s Register North America, for a chat at this year’s Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) conference, here’s what he had to say: 21 March...

April 16, 2012
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
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Constant Innovation in Shipping: Gearbulk Discusses the Future with Lloyd’s Register [INTERVIEW]

The shipping industry is under pressure to comply with ever stricter environmental regulations and, with oil more expensive than ever, to reduce fuel costs. Lloyd’s Register‘s Nick Brown talks to Bergen-based...

March 7, 2012
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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The Shipping Industry Innovates with New Fuels, New Engines, and New Designs

– Tom Boardley, Marine Director, Lloyd’s Register Future technology and innovation is needed in shipping as emission regulations and fuel prices drive change. One hundred years ago a Lloyd’s Register...

March 6, 2012
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Monday, February 6, 2012
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Lloyd’s Register – How to Pass the Survivability Test

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tricter rules and standards in design and materials will help companies and shipyards fit sturdier fire and lifesaving equipment says Lloyd’s Register’s Principal Statutory Specialist Sam James The worrying toll...

February 6, 2012
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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Lloyd’s Register: Yes, We Have Ways of Making Shipboard LNG Storage Tanks Work

Lloyd’s Register’s Global Marine Risk Adviser, Vince Jenkins, takes an optimistic view of a technical issue in the latest issue of Lloyd’s Register’s Horizons. The location of storage tanks is...

February 1, 2012
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Press Releases

World’s First New LNG-Fueled Tanker Delivered – MT ARGONON

The world’s first new LNG-fuelled tanker has been delivered in Rotterdam to Lloyd’s Register class, heralding the start of a new era of cleaner shipping for Europe’s local waterways. The...

December 14, 2011
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Greek Shipowner Gets Environmentally-Friendly with New Suezmax Tanker

New fleet being built in Korea to the latest environmental standards and Common Structural Rules Almi Tankers S.A, the expansion-minded Greek wet-market operator, took delivery today of its first of 10 Suezmax...

December 14, 2011
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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Lloyd’s Register Appoints John Wishart to lead Global Energy Business

Wishart takes the helm as higher energy prices spur asset investment and demand for technical assurance Lloyd’s Register has appointed the John Wishart to take charge of its ambitious global...

December 13, 2011
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Friday, December 9, 2011
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Q&A With Lloyd’s Register – Things are No Longer “Business-as-Usual”

I met up with Ginger Garte and Jim Fernie from Lloyd’s Register this past week at the International Workboat Show to get their take on the evolution of sustainable shipping...

December 9, 2011
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Friday, September 30, 2011
News

Lloyd’s Register CEO: Looking to double India workforce in 3 years

MUMBAI (Dow Jones)–Lloyd’s Register, a global independent assurance provider to energy and transportation companies, aims to double its revenue from India over the next three years by doubling its staff...

September 30, 2011
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
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Canada’s Teekay Corporation Is Seeking Like-Minded Partners To Join Its Anti-Emissions Drive

This article originally appeared in Horizons Magazine and is republished here courtesy of Lloyd’s Register Group. Teekay is a leading tank ship operator. A New York Stock Exchange listed company...

September 27, 2011
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Monday, September 26, 2011
News

Lloyd’s Register unveils new program tailor-made for deepwater drilling

ModuSpec BV and Scandpower AS, members of the Lloyd’s Register Group, are developing a new tool with origins from the nuclear power industry that may prove highly useful to subsea...

September 26, 2011
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Monday, July 25, 2011
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Lloyd’s Register develops new risk management tool for vessels plying the high latitudes

New notation, ‘ShipRight FDA ICE’, introduces procedures which can help owners to manage their risks  Lloyd’s Register has given shipowners and operators a vital new tool to help assess designs...

July 25, 2011
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Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Engineering News

Ship design venture offers improved ‘green’ bulk carrier

‘Emerald’ design offers a lighter and environmentally friendly ship as project exceeds fuel-saving targets Lloyd’s Register and Shanghai-based Bestway Marine Engineering Design have completed their joint-industry project to develop a...

February 8, 2011
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Monday, January 31, 2011
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Lloyd’s Register and Bestway Marine Engineering work on new, energy-efficient bulk carrier design

Over the past year or so, the IMO has come up with a calculation that gives a rough idea of the energy efficiency of a ship.  This number is essentially...

January 31, 2011
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Thursday, January 13, 2011
News

First certificate of compliance issued for MLC 2006 requirements

Lloyd’s Register has issued the first ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) certificate of compliance “pre-convention”, or ahead of entry into force, to Marshall Islands-flagged tanker Kraslava, operated by the...

January 13, 2011
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