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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Bureau Veritas approves flexible fuel-cell technology

Classification society, Bureau Veritas (BV), has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) to EODev for its fuel cell-based REXH2® technology. Designed to generate low-carbon electricity aboard ships, the hydrogen fuel cell technology can provide power…

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MAN and STX to collaborate on EEXI engine modifications

MAN Energy Solutions and STX Heavy Industries Co Ltd, are to cooperate on providing engine power limitation options to ship operators seeking to comply with new Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) requirements from next January. The…

17.05.2022
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Wallenius Sol takes delivery of ice-class ConRo vessel

The 27,000dwt Botnia Enabler, a multi-fuel ConRo vessel with the highest Finnish-Swedish ice class, has been handed over to owner Wallenius Sol by Chinese shipyard, CIMC Raffles. The 242m-long hybrid vessel, registered in Sweden, is designed for the…

16.05.2022
Shipbuilding

Three new tugs in Le Havre

SNRH (societe Nouvelle De Remorquage Du Havre), the French subsidiary of the fast growing European tugboat company Kotug, expanded its fleet by three new tugs. They were christened during a ceremony which took place in front of their office at Le Havre.

 

27.11.2008
Shipbuilding

US Defence JHSC contract

Australia's shipbuilding company Austal has won the contract to design and build the US Department of Defence's next generation multi-use platform, the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV).

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Namegiving of Odense newbuilding L215

On 22 November the latest newbuilding at Odense Steel Shipyard, a 7,000 TEU container ship for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, was named "Marit Maersk".

 

25.11.2008
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CMD comes Of age With production milestone

MAN Diesel and CMD held a joint ceremony in Shanghai on 17 October last to mark the occasion of the young engine manufacturer reaching the significant milestone of one million produced bhp, comprised exclusively of MAN B&W engines.

 

19.11.2008

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