Fatalities in Confined Spaces: do we have tunnel vision?
Confined space work remains one of the most frequent, yet dangerous work-related activities undertaken. James Pomeroy – our voice on Health and Safety asks if we have tunnel vision regarding confined spaces.
Real time. Future of Assurance.
Safety audits and inspections have changed little in 260 years, but new technologies like drones, mixed-reality, IoT and blockchain are set to change assurance practices - and fast. David Butler explores the possibilities.
Ferries at the forefront of innovation.
With decarbonisation at the top of the maritime agenda, the ferry sector is playing a central role in trialling hydrogen solutions.
Could nuclear power help the industry meet the 2050 emissions
Nuclear power as a fuel for ships is a completely zero-emission solution – it does not emit any SOx, NOx, CO2 or particulates. The technology is also millions of times more power-dense than fossil fuels and alternative fuel options.
An increase in workplace fatalities: is a new approach needed?
The number of major injuries remains at around 20,000 per year, despite companies investing in safety programmes. James Pomeroy – our group health, safety, environment and security director - discusses the potential explanations and solutions.
Ship lenders make step change as Poseidon Principles kick in.
Two leading bankers explain the framework’s importance to the shipping industry.
Key safety and technology challenges of using LNG as fuel.
As adoption increases, Jose Navarro outlines the key considerations and challenges that you need to be aware of to safely design and operate LNG-fuelled ships.
Alastair Marsh on his drive for focused and effective action.
LR CEO tells Nicola Good about why he is weary of soap boxes and talking shops.
Robotics and autonomous systems: from science fiction to reality
Science fiction tends to depict robots as humanoid machines. But does a robot really need to be human-like? Simon Reeve outlines some key design considerations.
Using Customised Assurance to stay ahead of the competition.
With competition in the food market getting fiercer, many companies are now going beyond minimum expectations. Stuart Kelly – our Head of Customised Assurance - discusses how businesses can ensure these rigorous standards are consistently applied.