Study says zero emission vessels need to start entering fleet by 2030

DECEMBER 11, 2017 — Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have released a new study that aims to demonstrate the viability of zero emission vessels (ZEVs). Called

LR launches speedier path to Type Approval

DECEMBER 1, 2017 — Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) used this week’s International Workboat Show in New Orleans to launch a new way for clients in the Americas to access LR Type

Lloyd’s Register signs MOU with Israeli cyber defense specialist

NOVEMBER 14, 2017 — Israel-based cyber security specialist Naval Dome has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) aimed at establishing standards and guidelines for maritime cyber

GTT introduces an LPG cargo containment system

APRIL 5, 2017 — LNG containment leader GTT is turning its attention to LPG. Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT says that, thanks to a new GTT containment system, the LPG

Lloyd’s Register to class 67 German government ships

SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 – A German federal agency is transferring 67 ships into Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. The WSV (Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration) represented by the Waterways and Shipping Agency (WSA)

LR, HHI, HMD to study ship-to-ship LNG bunkering

SEPTEMBER 6, 2016—Lloyd’s Register (LR), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) have signed a joint development project (JDP) to produce a ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study. This will comprehensively review

Life saving appliance checklist app released

FEBRUARY 26, 2016 —LR and the UK P&I Club have released a Life-Saving Appliances pocket checklist app to help ensure that ship personnel are trained in how to inspect, maintain and operate

Lloyd’s Register changes leadership line-up

JANUARY 26, 2016 — Lloyd’s Register has made changes in its leadership line-up that see Tom Boardley taking up a new role as Executive VP and Global Head of Corporate & External

LR issues statutory alert on taker stability instrumentation

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 — Lloyd’s Register has issued a statutory alert to owners and managers of oil tankers, chemical tankers and gas carriers on new requirements for stability instruments on tankers The

Norden to class entire fleet with LR

JUNE 17, 2015 — Copenhagen, Denmark, based Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S, based in Copenhagen, has contracted classification society LR to class 57 ships, including the full Norden fleet and other externally managed Norden