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De-risk every stage of shipbuilding with Lloyd's Register. With a rich heritage of innovation, technical competency and a track record for achieving the highest standards in new build quality, we can help you drive efficiency, maximise utilisation, and develop a resilient strategy to meet the challenges ahead. 

To create safe and sustainable pathways to a zero-carbon future, we collaborate closely with all industry stakeholders, including ship owners and operators, shipyards and major OEMs, charters, and ship finance. We're helping owners and operators manage the energy transition, meet the demands of the supply chain, and comply with Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) regulations that cover every new ship build. 

Change in shipbuilding is inevitable. But with more than two centuries of commitment and pioneering innovations behind us, plus long-standing relationships with shipyards, we help build resilience into your marine construction strategy to protect your investments and future-proof your business with shipbuilding design and engineering through launch and beyond. 

Read insights from our experts by exploring our new ship construction vs retrofit series. Download our North Asia New Ship Construction guide, which shares a wealth of information on the capabilities and experience of shipyards in North Asia and take a deeper look into how we are shaping the future of shipping by pioneering the next generation of ship specifications.

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Download new ship construction vs retrofit guide

Whether or not to build is a conundrum that many shipowners in today’s market are struggling with. New construction is one option, whereas retrofitting the existing fleet is another.

Download new ship construction vs retrofit guide
Vessel at sea to highlight our energy transition guide

Identify the challenges to future-proof your fleet through the energy transition

Read insights from Sobhith, Global Newbuild Support Manager and Shane, Decarbonisation Consultant, as they explore technical design, operations and options to fuel your fleet for the future.

Download your fleet's energy transition guide



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Download North Asia New Ship Construction guide

Explore a wealth of information on capabilities and experience of shipyards within North Asia.

Download the North Asia New Ship Construction guide
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LR and SDARI partner on designing the next generation of sustainable ships

Li Tianxiang, Global Technical Service Office Manager, looks at how LR’s classification services give designers the confidence to deliver groundbreaking advances in sustainable shipping.

Watch the next generation ship design videos

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