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 June 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to do things differently, accelerating the use of technology to keep the world moving during the crisis. LR’s Marine & Offshore Director, Nick Brown shares his thoughts on why he hopes the pandemic is a catalyst for change.
We take a deep-dive into remote surveys, showcasing real-life examples and highlighting why hardware, software and human expertise is an essential combination when it comes to the safe application of remote solutions.
IMarEST President, Kevin Daffey shares his vision on technology and its role in helping the shipping industry find its way out of the pandemic, and James Fanshawe CBE MNI, Chair of the UK’s Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group talks about this being Maritime’s opportunity to advance automation, AI and autonomy.
Panos Mitrou, LR’s Global Gas Segment Manager, examines the LNG market: its expansion and diversification over the past decade and what could be next for LNG as a marine fuel.
LR’s Group HSES Director James Pomeroy, looks at safety in the age of risk and Andy McKeran, LR’s Marine and Offshore Commercial Director unveils his digital vision for LR and how keeping trust, mutual benefit and respect as the central components will be the key to success.
We also take a look at the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM), what’s needed to comply and why ongoing maintenance is important, as well as LR’s involvement in HMM Algeciras, the world’s largest containership delivered in April this year.
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March Horizons 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.