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.”

Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Drydocks World and Silverstream sign strategic agreement

Dubai-based Drydocks World and air lubrication specialist, Silverstream Technologies, have signed a strategic agreement to promote the resistance-reducing system as the shipyard becomes an approved installation provider. Air lubrication offers…

11.08.2022
Shipbuilding

Japanese companies collaborate on building a digital simulation platform

A group of leading Japanese technology companies have announced that they are to collaborate in a project to build a cooperative simulation platform, focusing on decarbonisation technology, autonomous operations, and shipyard efficiency. The…

11.08.2022
Shipbuilding

Deltamarin retained for ship-side design of bulker sail installation

Singapore-based Berge Bulk has chosen Deltamarin to undertake ship-side design work relating to a WindWings sail installation on board the 210,000dwt bulk carrier, Berge Olympus. The capesize bulker is to have four 50m-high BAR Technologies WindWings…

10.08.2022
Shipbuilding

Change in corporate management

Ole Heggheim, Chief Financial Officer and executive vice president of STX Europe, has decided to resign from his position. Byung-Ryun Woo has been appointed as new CFO, and Hans-Jørgen Wibstad has been appointed as senior vice president for…

03.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Sperry navigation systems for Fast Patrol Boats for Trinidad and Tobago

Northrop Grumman Corporation, based in Charlottesville, has been selected to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for six fast patrol craft being built by Austal Shipyards in Australia for the government of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

03.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Strategic partnership

MAN Diesel PrimeServ and Maersk Fluid Technology have agreed to form a strategic partnership, where MAN Diesel PrimeServ will represent Maersk Fluid Technology’s SEA-Mate® line of products to operators of MAN Diesel equipment in both the marine and stationary power markets and on a global scale.

 

29.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Another tug newbuilding for Moran Towing

Shipyard Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc., East Boothbay, Maine, signed a contract with the Moran Towing Corporation to build one tug of the Intercon type. Hull no 98 will be the fourth vessel built by Washburn & Doughty to this design. "Pati R.…

28.01.2009

Publications

GreenTech

In-depth coverage of the industry’s responses to pave the way for an environmentally friendlier shipping industry

SmartShip

Digitalisation topics in the maritime industry including 3D visualisation, cyber security and big data

Ship&Offshore

Maritime technical information from the global shipbuilding and offshore market