Maritime activity over the next decade will be dominated by unmanned surface and underwater vessels, according to a report on the future of autonomous maritime systems launched today.
LR has been actively involved with the project from the start, helping to ensure it will operate safely by applying FLNG expertise through classification.
LR has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship.
The certification and survey of Indian Flag Cargo vessels are conducted by recognized organizations such as ABS, BV, DNV-GL(AS), IRS, KRS, LR,NKK and RINA.
LR is participating in the MAXCMAS project, a £1.27million collaborative research project that aims to develop collision avoidance algorithms for autonomous maritime vessels.
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation aims to make a real difference in improving the safety of the critical infrastructure on which modern society relies.
With autonomous ships likely to enter service soon, LR has set out the ‘how’ of marine autonomous operations in a new ShipRight procedure guidance.
d’Amico International Shipping S.A., an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers Limited – Ireland entered into an agreement for the construction and sale of two new Long Range (LR1 – 75,000 DWT) modern product tanker vessels (the “Vessels”) with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd.
The finishing touches are being added to the world’s largest vessel, Allseas’ Pieter Schelte, at the port of Rotterdam over the next few months. The building of the heavy lift and pipelay vessel has been and continues to be one of Lloyd’s Register’s most ambitious and complex projects.