The rising importance of fuel testing for superyachts
Testing of fuels is the best way for superyachts to mitigate the risks to safety and operational issues that still prevail even with distillate fuels predominantly used by the sector.
How drag reduction can increase vessel efficiency
Krassi Fotev, Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist of 13 Mari, the winner of the 2022 Captain’s Table, explains how his company’s solution supports shipping’s decarbonisation.
The maritime past inspiring a safer future
Lloyd’s Register Foundation’s Chief Executive Ruth Boumphrey is inspired by her family’s maritime connections to create a safer, more sustainable world.
Superyacht industry steps up to sustainability challenge
Engel-Jan de Boer, LR’s Global Yacht Segment Director, discusses the key takeaways and industry developments from Monaco Yacht Show 2022.
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.