180124 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.
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.
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
LR’s response to Gadani ship recycling incidents.
Let there be no doubt; there can be no excuses for yet another, tragic ship recycling incident at Gadani.
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).
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..
Plastic not fantastic
Sam Chambers takes to the high seas to see for himself the constant waves of waste floating around. Back on land in Hong Kong he catches up with Doug Woodring, co-founder of the Ocean Recovery Alliance, who is determined to clean this mess up.
Portable Printing: How do you ship a factory?
Additive manufacturing (AM) has already revolutionized the area of industrial design and prototyping. Could replacement parts be next?
LR’s pocket checklist apps, a great tool to assist yacht operation
Are the Live-Saving Appliances on board and up to date? Is the firefighting equipment in good working order and fit for purpose? Have I got the appropriate measures in place to prevent marine pollution? Are the appropriate crew agreements in place?