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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Drydocks World and Silverstream sign strategic agreement

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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…

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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
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YRS celebrates "Taisun's" first commercial lift

Yantai Raffles Shipyard in Shandong, the largest rig builder in China, started the commercial use of its 20,000 t gantry crane. The "Taisun" lifted the massive 14,000 t deckbox of the semi-submersible drilling rig, the ‘COSL Pioneer’ for COSL…

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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
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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).

26.11.2008
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Namegiving of Odense newbuilding L215

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