Nick Brown named next LR Group CEO

Nick Brown, currently Marine & Offshore Director at Lloyd’s Register, is to succeed Alastair Marsh as Lloyd’s Register Group Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2021. Marsh will retire from the CEO

Eight tips for companies moving to remote working

With companies increasingly shifting to remote working to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, Hamburg headquartered maritime software specialist Hanseaticsoft, a member of the Lloyd’s Register group, is offering some tips

With ZEVs needed by 2030, ammonia-fueled tanker project gets underway

To meet IMO’s 2050 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission reduction target, commercially viable deep-sea Zero-Emission Vessels (ZEVs) will need be in operation by 2030 —just ten years from now. In response, shipowner MISC

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Can blockchain solve the problem of misdeclared dangerous goods?

Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), founded by blockchain technology specialist BLOC and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF), reports that a consortium has been established to explore the use of blockchain in tackling the

Tim Protheroe joins Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has appointed former Lloyd’s Register Americas President Tim Protheroe as Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America. His role includes responsibility for the marine operational client support teams and

LR’s Elisa Cassi: Assessing maritime cyber security threats

DECEMBER 28, 2018 — Over the last few years, the marine industry has begun to embrace increased digitalization and automation to improve the efficiency of its operations through improved communication, information exchange,

STX gets LR AIP for LNG fueled 50,000 dwt tanker design

NOVEMBER 13, 2018 — Classification society Lloyd’s Register has granted South Korea’s STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. approval in principle for a 50,000 dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG

ExxonMobil brings mass flow metered bunkering to ARA region

AUGUST 15, 2018 — ExxonMobil has become the first company to supply marine fuel in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) region via an independently accredited mass flow metering system (MFMS). ExxonMobil Premium HDME 50

Consortium to look at blockchain technology and bunkering

JULY 26, 2018 — Blockchain technology could be coming to the bunkering industry. Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a subsidiary of Copenhagen headquartered Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC), has identified the bunker

DSME Smart Ship Solution gets LR cyber security AiP

JULY 24, 2018 — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4), receiving the Cyber SECURE