Zero-Emission Vessels 2030. How do we get there?
LR and UMAS have released a new study that aims to demonstrate the viability of zero emission vessels.
Disruptive technology; why it matters
With the population set to reach 8.5bn by 2030, food organisations worldwide are exploring new technologies and methods to ensure safe and sustainable supply chains.
The clock is ticking; transitioning to ISO 14001:2015
The September 2018 deadline for organisations to transition to the revised international environmental management system [EMS] standard ISO 14001:2015 is fast approaching.
Five ways nanotechnology is securing your future
The past 70 years have seen the way we live and work transformed by two tiny inventions. The electronic transistor and the microchip are what make all modern electronics possible, and since their development in the 1940s they’ve been getting smaller.
Pressure vessels onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth keeping it British
Numerous small companies undertook essential work as part of the construction of the largest warship to be built in Britain, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, built to Lloyd’s Register naval class.
The CLEANSHIP project - ultrasonic technology to manage fouling.
The cleaning of hull or other underwater parts of superyachts can be a lengthy process. Why the hull cleaning is required is due to a challenge shared between yachts, commercial ships and other marine businesses: fouling.
Tier III emission limit for NOx.
The Tier III emission limit for NOx will take effect for marine diesel engines installed in ships whose keels are laid on or after January 1st 2016 if operating within the North American and US Caribbean Sea ECA-NOx areas..
Changes to the Marine Equipment Directive LR
On the 18th September 2016, the new Marine Equipment Directive (MED) 2014/90/EU takes effect, and Council Directive 96/98/EC will be repealed.
LR Ship Performance Group uses CFD to enhance safety and comfort
LR has built a highly respected reputation in Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) simulations and is now in a leading position in ship scale CFD
Ethane and ethylene possibilities spell optimism in shipping industry
Buoyed by the shale gas revolution and burgeoning volumes of ethane and ethylene, Lloyd’s Register is working with industry partners on the design of a very large ethane carrier (VLEC).