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 December 2020
As the challenge of decarbonisation continues to dominate the maritime news agenda, LR’s Marine & Offshore Director, Nick Brown shares his thoughts on embracing the transition to a greener future for the maritime industry.
Horizons 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. The Decarbonisation Hub was officially launched earlier this month, with the opening of an interactive virtual gallery showcasing well-known artworks reimagined to depict a zero-carbon maritime future by renowned artist Reuben Dangoor.
Hear from IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim, about the importance of the shipping industry remaining united to tackle decarbonisation. New BIMCO Secretary General and CEO, David Loosley, shares his thoughts about how the resilience and innovation demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic could be applied to accelerating decarbonisation efforts. Horizons also examines the challenges around fuel supply chain readiness, biodiesel blends, nuclear power and the projected growth of offshore wind.
LR CEO Alastair Marsh shares his reflections as he signs off on his 14-year tenure, with the last five as CEO. Horizons also takes a detailed look at the findings from our survey on maritime workers’ wellbeing during COVID-19, and the important lessons for the industry.
You can also read about how the Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s updated Roadmap aims to guide shipping through its sustainability journey, and LR’s regulation experts provide an overview of the new regulations that will take effect over the coming year and examine the outcomes from MEPC 75.
Other subjects include recent remote survey success stories, key takeaways from LR and Nettitude’s cyber security webinar, the future of safetytech and video analytics in the marine industry and the evolving world of tank inspection technology.
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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.