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Marine & Shipping

A class apart.

LR is a leading international provider of classification, compliance and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industries, helping our clients design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance.

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Why LR?

We’re shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our clients every day. Because, while we’re proud of our history, it’s creating tomorrow that drives us.

We’ll help you make the right decisions for your business, based on the world’s best technical knowledge and insight. Our services and capabilities are as broad as our reach, which extends across every ocean, major port and trading nation.

Whether you’re a designer, builder, owner, operator or innovator, equipment manufacturer, insurer or financier, you can call on our 8,000-strong team of skilled technical personnel for advice. We’re here for you today, and for the decades to come, just as we have been for over 250 years.

Zero-Emission Vessels

Zero-Emission Vessels: Transition Pathways

We present the findings of our transition pathways which identifies the conditions that will need to happen to achieve a transition towards a decarbonised shipping industry.

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Sulphur 2020: Are you ready?

Our tools can help you prepare for the regulations. Download our brochure, guidance document and use our options evaluator tool to assess your possible routes to compliance.

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New and improved release of LR Class Direct

Release 1.1 includes improvements to tasklist display and filtering, printing options, due status visibility, and request a survey functionality.

Click here to download the release notes

How we can help

We apply our expert solutions and independence to assure the integrity, reliability and success of every aspect of your operation. Helping maximise productivity and recovery, reduce operating costs, mitigate risk and demonstrate compliance with government regulations, industry codes and standards, many of which we have helped to develop.

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