Lloyd’s Register develops new code to certify unmanned vessels (UMS)

Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched a goal-based code that takes a structured approach to the assessment of unmanned marine systems (UMS) against a set of safety and operational performance requirements. With current and expected developments in autonomous and remote systems LR envisages that, within the near future, UMS will enter into widespread use through…

Lloyd’s Register: It all started with a cup of coffee.

It all started with a cup of coffee A brief history of Lloyd’s Register To turn back to 1760 is to realise just how much the world has changed since Lloyd’s Register was founded. At that time the sailing ship was the only reliable and speedy form of transport and the steam engine’s full potential was…

Cyprus oil and gas industry: Lloyd’s Register crucial role in oil and gas development strategies

New independent commercial advisor role will advise Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC) on oil and gas sales through to development strategies to help the Cypriot oil and gas industry achieve its operational targets. Lloyd’s Register plays crucial role in oil and gas development strategies to help strengthen the oil and gas industry in Cyprus. Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company…

Lloyd’s Register – June 2016 issue of Horizons

The latest Horizons magazine from LR looks at today’s realities while examining what the future may bring: balancing today’s requirements with the challenges and ambitions of new technology. Cyber shipping, gas solutions – including a round-up of recent successful Greek gas event, and drone survey capabilities. Of course, with Posidonia starting next week, it also focuses…

Cyber shipping – Lloyd’s Register issues technical guidance for ship design in a digital age

Lloyd’s Register’s new guidance provides the shipping industry with a route map to understanding the implications of digital technology. As a trusted provider of safety assurance to the marine industry, LR is ready to help all stakeholders in the cyber-enabled ship market ensure that Information and communications technology (ICT) is deployed safely. This is the…

Lloyd’s Register – It all started with a cup of coffee.

It all started with a cup of coffee A brief history of Lloyd’s Register To turn back to 1760 is to realise just how much the world has changed since Lloyd’s Register was founded. At that time the sailing ship was the only reliable and speedy form of transport and the steam engine’s full potential was…