The latest issue of Lloyd’s Register’s Horizons magazine looks at some of the practical solutions that are helping the maritime industry make decarbonisation a reality in the next decade. Read about the pathways that can scale up smaller decarbonisation successes to large-scale ocean-going shipping. Learn about a new framework created by the LR Maritime Decarbonisation Hub and read insights from key stakeholders across the supply chain – Equinor, ABP and the Sustainable Shipping Initiative. Plus, find out how NHS Ocean is linking ocean health to human health. As COP26 in Glasgow approaches, LR’s Global Sustainability Manager, Katharine Palmer, talks to Horizons about her appointment as Shipping Lead for the United Nation’s High Level Climate Champions.
You’ll also find the most recent industry developments on safety. With a number of bulk carrier owners and operators exploring the commercial opportunity to carry containerised cargo, Horizons examines the key safety considerations. In the cruise sector, hear how LR’s s new SHIELD and SHIELD+ notations are redefining crew and passenger safety, post‑COVID. You can also read about LR’s critical role in HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Far East deployment earlier this year and we take a look back at HMY Britannia, the royal yacht built to LR class.
Hear from Inmarsat’s Ronald Spithout about LR and Inmarsat’s industry-first collaboration to develop a connectivity solution that will address challenges experienced during remote surveys. And John M Hadjipateras, Infinity Maritime Commercial Shipping CEO, explains how the Infinity Marine platform is providing alternative maritime finance through digitisation, enabling fractional ownership of commercial ships.