Maintaining the downward trajectory of decommissioning costs.
The OGA’s UKCS Decommissioning Cost Estimate 2020 report shows the total cost have fallen by a further 2%. We discuss how industry can maintain the downward trajectory.
Optimising FPSO maintenance by taking a risk-based approach.
A typical FPSO can be performing up to 40% of unnecessary maintenance because they are unable to quantify the effect of extending maintenance intervals.
Technology to play central role in shipping’s recovery from COVID-19.
Technology will play a crucial part in helping the shipping industry find its way out of COVID-19, says Kevin Daffey IMarEST President.
Maritime’s opportunity to advance Automation, AI and Autonomy.
COVID-19 is a catalyst for technology to enhance the capabilities for all those connected with life at sea, says James Fanshawe CBE MNI, Chairman of UK’s Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group.
Market expansion & diversification over 10 years: what’s next for LNG?
Using LNG as a marine fuel is a sensible strategy amid tightening regulations, new economic realities and the development of the new zero carbon fuels of the future, says Panos Mitrou, LR’s Head of Gas.
A steady hand as Cruise looks to the future.
Joep Bollerman, LR’s Global Manager at Passenger Ship Support Centre in Miami, on lay‑up strategies, remote surveys and potential changes to cruise operations post‑COVID‑19.
What are the key ingredients to maritime’s digital journey?
Digital success in maritime rests on defining the problem and then creating the solution, says Andy McKeran, LR’s M&O Commercial Director.
AS 9100 & ISO 9001 QMS: Get value from Internal Audits.
The need for an organisation to implement an internal audit programme is a fundamental requirement of both AS9100 series standards and ISO 9001:2015 standards.
Long-term ambitions remain for offshore, despite COVID-19 challenges.
Oil price volatility since the start of 2020 has added to the challenge of COVID‑19 project delays in the oil and gas sector, but nonetheless opportunity remains strong, according to LR's head of offshore, Sean van der Post.
Balancing European ambition to cut GHGs and shipping’s recovery.
Assessing the potential impacts on the shipping industry as Europe prioritises sustainability as it looks beyond COVID-19.