LR to provide assurance in LNG digital twin development

Lloyd’s Register (LR), Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) are to focus on digital twin technology development in the LNG sector. As part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed at Gastech 2021, the companies will work together on the development of a Hyundai Intelligent Digital Twin Ship (HIDTS) for a type-B gas containment tank suitable for a 174,000m3 LNG carrier. LR will provide audit, review, risk assessment, verification, and validation services for the two South Korean companies, using its ShipRight Procedure for Digital Compliance. The classification society’s approach will cover the entire development process of the digital twin technology, from conceptual design to operation and subsequent large-scale commercialisation. LR’s director of Innovation, Luis Benito, said: “Leading our industry’s transformation starts with partnerships like this, aligned and focused on the goal to transition the maritime industry towards the digital economy. Building upon the technical expertise of each party involved, the MoU will fast-track digital twin technology solutions needed to help maritime successfully and safely digitalise. By applying LR’s innovative ShipRight Procedure for Digital Compliance, HHI, KSOE and their end-user customers can be confident of deploying digital twins that are safe, dependable, and effective, to generate business outcomes.”

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Scandlines installs Norsepower sail on hybrid ferry

Copenhagen-based ferry company, Scandlines, has installed a 30m-high Rotor Sail from Norsepower on the 169.5m-long ferry, Berlin, which has 1,600 lane-metres of capacity and space for 1,300 passengers. The Rotor Sail was installed during a routine…

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Bureau Veritas approves flexible fuel-cell technology

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18.05.2022
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MAN and STX to collaborate on EEXI engine modifications

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17.05.2022
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Drydocks World sets up representative office in Abu Dhabi

Drydocks World, whose subsidiary Drydocks World – Dubai is the region’s premier ship repair, conversion and new building yard, has established its representative office in Abu Dhabi.The office will be headed by Mr. Adel Al Rustamani – Manager, Public…

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Contract award for training

Swiftships Shipbuilders, LLC, Morgan City, La., is being awarded contract to provide 35-meter patrol boat training in support of the Iraqi Navy.

20.10.2009
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ABS and Lloyd’s Register to offer common CSR software

ABS and Lloyd’s Register have agreed to use common software for the assessment of scantlings of bulk carriers and oil tankers designed to comply with the new IACS Common Structural Rules.

20.10.2009
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New VSAT antenna from Furuno

Furuno Electric Co., LTD., Nishinomiya, will introduce a new, high-performance Ku-band VSAT antenna for satellite-based maritime broadband communications.

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