Investing In Seafarer Wellbeing: The Right Thing To Do
Eastern Pacific Shipping’s Life at Sea Programme aims to improve the long term mental and physical wellbeing of its 6000-strong and growing workforce. Here, CEO Cyril Ducau explains the thinking behind the organisation’s approach.
Why LNG is key to energy security
Panos Mitrou, LR's Global Gas Segment Director, explains why a ship supply crunch could worsen the world’s energy crisis and limit scope for LNG to support the energy transition.
Future of the maritime industry depends on expertise in ship design
Chris Boyd, the Chief Executive of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), says engineers will be key to the challenges of the maritime industry of the future, so support is needed to nurture the ship designers of tomorrow.
Digitalisation driving change in shipbuilding
Jas Foo, Lloyd’s Register’s New Construction Marketing Manager, assesses the potential for digital technology to completely transform the global shipbuilding industry.
Fincantieri and LR’s shared vision.
We recently spoke to Luigi Matarazzo, General Manager of Fincantieri's Merchant Ships Division, about Fincantieri’s relationship with LR, the maritime energy transition and digital transformation in the shipbuilding industry.
Shipping's customers square up to decarbonisation challenge.
Container line customers are throwing their weight behind carbon-cutting initiatives and committing to foot the bill. Their positive stance is encouraging but there’s still much work to do on regulations, safety, ship design, and fuel technology.
All eyes on energy transition strategies.
Companies need to understand where they are now and where they need to go to develop a roadmap that doesn’t place excessive demands on capex, operations, and shareholder returns.
LNG newbuilding market in a ‘perfect storm’
Panos Mitrou, LR's Global Gas Segment Director, discusses the myriad of challenges the LNG newbuilding market is currently experiencing and the link between energy security and energy transition.
FSRUs – oceans of opportunity.
Anna Apostolopoulou, LR's Global Floating Offshore Installations Director, explains how floating technology can provide a faster, cheaper and more flexible pathway to project development that could help transform the lives of millions of people.
Singapore survey team spearheads LR’s digital assurance drive.
Covid-related restrictions on ship access have generated many challenges for ship surveyors, particularly in Asia. The LR team there has adapted fast to ensure it can meet its customers’ requirements with a range of new assurance techniques.