Horizons September 2019
With London International Shipping Week taking place this week, you can read about what’s on the agenda for the UK maritime sector in September’s issue of Horizons, with hard-hitting viewpoints about the challenges facing the industry from senior officials from LR, Maritime London, SMI and Women in Maritime Taskforce.
The new issue also features an interview with two leading bankers about their thoughts on recently launched Poseidon Principles and their impact on shipping, and LR’s yacht specialist, Engel-Jan de Boer, discusses innovation and SOLAS requirements for designers and builders. Jose Navarro, LR’s global gas technology manager, identifies the safety and technology challenges of using LNG as fuel. This issue also examines ferry investment and growth, particularly in the UK and North Asia, and the MV Traviata, Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s recent ship as it becomes home to digitalisation and decarbonisation.
Horizons brings together LR’s insight into current trends and hot topics in the maritime sector alongside expert views from our people on regulation, technology and innovation. You can also read a selection of technical investigation case studies that demonstrate assurance beyond Class, along with a round-up of the latest developments at LR from our teams around the globe.
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Horizons June 2019
In this June issue of Horizons, you can read about what the shipping industry needs to do to achieve IMO’s 2050 GHG reduction ambition and the importance of funding a zero-carbon future.
You can also read about how LR is pioneering digital twin technology for FPSOs and other offshore structures and we answer your questions around the upcoming sulphur 2020 limit. Read or download
Horizons April 2019
In the first edition of LR’s newly relaunched Horizons magazine you can read about shipping’s digital shift, how shipowners have been weighing up the efficiency benefits of remote surveys and why a proactive mindset is required for managing the 2020 sulphur limit.
The regulatory section in this issue explains changes to SOLAS damage stability, EU MRV and IMO DCS and MARPOL ANNEX VI, detailing what you need to know to prepare and comply. Read or download
Horizons April 2017
In this issue of LR's Horizons magazine you can read about how our new Cyber Secure services are building trust in digital and enabling a cyber-smart marine and offshore industry, along with all the latest LR news and updates from around the world. With Gastech starting this week you can find out how LR is leveraging our complete end-to-end experience in the gas shipping sector to help our clients maximise the opportunities across the entire gas supply chain – offering specialist support and advice at every stage. There is also a feature on our Low Carbon Pathways 2050 report, looking into how the shipping industry will transition to a low carbon future. This issue also covers our leadership in the small and specialised ship segment. And finally, we asked our six marine and offshore area managers what the big question is for their clients, and they explain how LR is delivering solutions to these. Download
Horizons September 2016 - a special SMM supplement
LR has produced a special Horizons supplement for SMM 2016. Read about LR's work on the recent refit of Queen's Mary 2, the largest refit on a Cunard vessel to date, carried out at Hamburg’s Blohm+Voss Shipyard. Find out how LR is working with Airobotics to deliver faster, safer, more insightful and innovative services through the use of automated drones. Also featured is our unique Polar Code offer, our cyber-enabled ship guidance as well as a full timetable of all the LR experts that will be speaking throughout SMM. Download
Horizons June 2016
The June 2016 Horizons magazine from LR looks at today’s realities while examining what the future may bring: balancing today’s requirements with the challenges and ambitions of new technology. Cyber shipping, gas solutions – including a round-up of our recent successful Greek gas event, and drone survey capabilities. Of course, with Posidonia starting next week, we focus on our Hellenic strength. LR has an ever stronger team and client service capability in Piraeus and our Greek staff around the world provide client solutions and support every day of the year. Download
Horizons February 2016
You can read about all three major shipbuilding nations building 20,000 teu container ships to LR class, the latest developments in gas shipping, and follow LR surveyors on board an LNG carrier during docking in Qatar. Also featured are LR’s updated battery guidance, big data, and how LR is helping make the smart ships of the future a reality. You can also find out about the Lloyd’s Register Foundation’s funding of the RNLI sea survival training course; and finally, last year, LR's Global Technology Centre in Southampton was officially opened by HRH Princess Anne and all the photos are in Horizons. Download