Touch and Go – Yacht helicopter landing areas demystified
The design and construction of helicopter landing areas and hangar arrangements onboard large yachts is widely recognised by the marine industry as being a heavily regulated and technically challenging subject matter.
Tier III emission limit for NOx.
The Tier III emission limit for NOx will take effect for marine diesel engines installed in ships whose keels are laid on or after January 1st 2016 if operating within the North American and US Caribbean Sea ECA-NOx areas..
Plastic not fantastic
Sam Chambers takes to the high seas to see for himself the constant waves of waste floating around. Back on land in Hong Kong he catches up with Doug Woodring, co-founder of the Ocean Recovery Alliance, who is determined to clean this mess up.
LR’s response to Gadani ship recycling incidents.
Let there be no doubt; there can be no excuses for yet another, tragic ship recycling incident at Gadani.
Ethane and ethylene possibilities spell optimism in shipping industry
Buoyed by the shale gas revolution and burgeoning volumes of ethane and ethylene, Lloyd’s Register is working with industry partners on the design of a very large ethane carrier (VLEC).
LR Ship Performance Group uses CFD to enhance safety and comfort
LR has built a highly respected reputation in Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) simulations and is now in a leading position in ship scale CFD
Exporting to Russia: From GOST to EAC.
The certification used for equipment going to the Eurasian Community, which includes Russia, has changed from GOST to EAC. Here we take a closer look at some common questions from manufacturers.
Major European welding procedure standard updated.
Europe's most used standard for welding procedure qualifications (WPQ), EN ISO 15614-1 has been significantly amended as of the end of July 2017.
Industry perspective on innovation
The oil and gas industry is evolving and readily embracing innovation and technology to realise and deliver operational efficiencies.
EN 10204 Type 3.2 certification getting complex?
The use of the EN 10204:2004 standard for inspection documents for metallic products has become more widespread, beyond even the European Union. As an independent third party, Lloyd’s Register is working to educate the manufacturing community about t