Horizons brings together LR’s insight into current trends and hot topics in the maritime and offshore sectors alongside expert views from our people on regulation, safety and innovation. You can also read a round-up of the latest developments at LR from our teams around the globe.
Horizons September 2021
The latest issue of Lloyd’s Register’s Horizons magazine looks at some of the practical solutions that are helping the maritime industry make decarbonisation a reality in the next decade. Read about the pathways that can scale up smaller decarbonisation successes to large-scale ocean-going shipping. Learn about a new framework created by the LR Maritime Decarbonisation Hub and read insights from key stakeholders across the supply chain – Equinor, ABP and the Sustainable Shipping Initiative. Plus, find out how NHS Ocean is linking ocean health to human health. As COP26 in Glasgow approaches, LR’s Global Sustainability Manager, Katharine Palmer, talks to Horizons about her appointment as Shipping Lead for the United Nation’s High Level Climate Champions.
You’ll also find the most recent industry developments on safety. With a number of bulk carrier owners and operators exploring the commercial opportunity to carry containerised cargo, Horizons examines the key safety considerations. In the cruise sector, hear how LR’s s new SHIELD and SHIELD+ notations are redefining crew and passenger safety, post‑COVID. You can also read about LR’s critical role in HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Far East deployment earlier this year and we take a look back at HMY Britannia, the royal yacht built to LR class.
Hear from Inmarsat’s Ronald Spithout about LR and Inmarsat’s industry-first collaboration to develop a connectivity solution that will address challenges experienced during remote surveys. And John M Hadjipateras, Infinity Maritime Commercial Shipping CEO, explains how the Infinity Marine platform is providing alternative maritime finance through digitisation, enabling fractional ownership of commercial ships.
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Horizons July 2021
In this issue we're celebrating 150 years in Germany. You can also find out why LR is now in the best shape to be the trusted partner in our clients’ transformation.
Horizons April 2021
This issue features an in-depth look at what the maritime industry can learn from the year when everything changed.
Horizons December 2020
This issue takes an in-depth look at LR’s new Maritime Decarbonisation Hub and how it will provide a platform for the acceleration and integration of industry-wide initiatives.
Horizons October 2020
This issue features a deep-dive into the naval sector and a look at how the marine and offshore industries are addressing decarbonisation challenges.
Horizons June 2020
In this issue, LR’s Marine & Offshore Director, Nick Brown shares his thoughts on why he hopes the COVID-19 pandemic is a catalyst for change. We also take a deep-dive into remote surveys.
Horizons March 2020
Marine and Offshore Director Nick Brown reflects on some of the challenges being faced and how LR is working to support its clients during the Coronavirus crisis.
Horizons December 2019
Take a look back at the momentous milestones achieved over LR’s 150 years in China in this special celebratory issue.
Horizons IMO Sulphur 2020 Supplement
Gain insight into the questions of greatest concern to charterers and the biggest challenges within the industry – including an in-depth look at fuel specification.
Horizons September 2019
See what’s on the agenda for the UK maritime sector, with hard-hitting viewpoints on the challenges facing the industry from senior representatives from Maritime London, SMI, Women in Maritime Taskforce, and LR.
Horizons June 2019
Understand what the shipping industry needs to do to achieve the IMO’s 2050 GHG reduction ambition, and the importance of funding a zero-carbon future.
Horizons April 2019
Read about shipping’s digital shift, how shipowners have weighed up the efficiency benefits of remote surveys, and why a proactive mindset is required for managing the 2020 sulphur limit.
Horizons April 2017
Learn how our new Cyber Secure services are building trust in digital and enabling a cyber-smart marine and offshore industry.
Horizons September 2016 SMM supplement
Find out about LR’s work on the Queen Mary 2 as she completes the largest retrofit to date at Hamburg’s Blohm+Voss shipyard in this special SMM 2016 issue.
Horizons June 2016
Meet the LR team helping shape the future of Greek shipping. A Greek-focused issue to coincide with Posidonia 2016.