Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT company ST Engineering Electronics (STEE), and Mitsui & Co. (Mitsui) to develop an ocean-going autonomous navigation system for the 'World’s Largest Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel Programme', an initiative funded by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a joint initiative between BLOC and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, has announced the establishment of a consortium to pilot a blockchain-based seafarer certification system, which includes The Mission to Seafarers, Maersk, Heidmar, PTC Holdings Corp, Hanseaticsoft, Navozyme and C-LOG.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced a new partnership with AXELOS, which will see LR expand its cyber awareness training options with the addition of the AXELOS RESILIA Frontline training package.
Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a partnership between Lloyd’s Register Foundation and BLOC to explore the use of blockchain for the maritime industry, has announced its first demonstrator project, a fuel provenance register that aims to provide trusted information about fuel origin, journey and characteristics.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) reports that it has presented Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship system INTELLIMAN SHIP, the first time the ‘Digital AL2 SAFE PERFORM SECURE’ notation has been granted to confirm compliance with LR’s new Digital Ships requirements.
The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator has opened a call to find new innovations to improve safety of life and assets, with up to four start-up winners to receive trial funding for their systems under separate categories.
LR has announced a new co-operation project with Korean shipbuilder HHI to explore the value of blockchain when applied to shipbuilding.
Class societies Lloyd’s Register and RINA have announced separate new initiatives to support the certification of technology-enabled vessels at sea, as we move to the era of what RINA describes as the ‘Digital Ship’.
Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR), has released a software upgrade which aims to simplify compliance with current and pending IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR).
Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a subsidiary of Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration (BLOC), has established a consortium including Lloyd’s Register, Precious Shipping, Bostomar, BIMCO, International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and GoodFuels, which aims to address traceability and transparency in the marine fuel supply chain using blockchain technologies.
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