The first Chinese ‘smart ship’ has been presented with LR’s cyber-enabled ship descriptive notes. The vessel, Great Intelligence, was designed by Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI) and built at Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard (GWS), a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).
Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the University of York are to spearhead a £12 million programme looking at the safety of robotics and autonomous systems (RAS), with the Assuring Autonomy International Programme (AAIP) to be based at the University of York and led by Professor John McDermid, an expert in systems and software safety engineering.
Israel-based cyber security company Naval Dome has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lloyd’s Register (LR), with the aim of establishing standards and guidelines for maritime cyber security.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released details of its new type approval process for cyber enabled components on board ships, with the aim of offering an assurance system to provide confidence in the market for the supply of cyber enabled components.
Lloyd's Register (LR) has launched the LR Unmanned Marine Systems Code, a goal-based code to assess unmanned marine systems (UMS) against a set of safety and operational performance requirements.
The first ships to be classed with Lloyd’s Register’s cyber notations for onboard technology have been delivered to Global United in Korea. Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, in collaboration with Alpha Ori Technology, the ships have been awarded the notation Cyber (AL-SAFE) certifying the autonomous systems on board as safe.
Lloyd’s Register (LR), in collaboration with RaonX Solutions (RaonX), has released new software to assist shipbuilders with the more stringent requirements demanded in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) under the latest IACS and Classification Rules.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) reports that it has made a “significant investment” in Hamburg-based ship management software provider Hanseaticsoft, as part of the class society’s strategy to improve its range of digital services.
Lloyd’s Register has added a range of new services within its cyber security programme, in keeping with its ‘total-systems’ approach to digital asset protection.
Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR), has released an upgraded version of its software packages that aim to simplify compliance with current and pending IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR).
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