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Competition for 3D-Printed Rescue Boat Hull

3D hull printing competition

Lloyd’s Register (LR) is partnering with Singapore’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), Autodesk, ST Engineering’s Electronic sector and AML3D to launch a global design competition offering a first prize of S$30,000 (£17,500) to the winner of the best innovative design idea for a 3D-printed rescue boat hull.  This will be the first-ever full-scale rescue boat to be delivered by

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Lloyd’s Register Awards World’s First Digital Type Approval to HHI

LR awards world’s first digital type approval to HHI

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI) has received type approval from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the network security digital component of its Integrated Smartship Solution (ISS), confirming that the approved component performs its functionality seamlessly. The is the world’s first ever type approval of a digital component, according to LR.  Digital type approval delivers an assurance system to provide confidence

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ROV Launch & Recovery System Delivered to New Zealand Navy

Hydramec Offshore completed the supply, integration and operational testing of a fully-active heave-compensated launch and recovery (LARS) system for a Saab Seaeye Cougar XT ROV to the New Zealand Navy. The New Zealand Navy, having acquired Ostensjo’s Edda Fonn multipurpose vessel for conversion to a diving support vessel, required an ROV to assist with diving support and other operations. Specifications

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Collaboration to Develop Large Ocean-Going Autonomous Vessel

Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced during Singapore Maritime Week a memorandum of understanding with both ST Engineering Electronics Ltd., an information communications technologies provider and co-creater of Smart City Solutions, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., the second largest trading house in Japan. The partners will collaborate on a project titled, “Development of Ocean-going Autonomous Navigation System on a Marine Asset”. The collaboration

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Safety Accelerator Seeks Digital Innovations in Marine Workplace Safety

Lloyd’s Register is hosting a competitive safety accelerator to support digital innovation in marine workplace safety. According to Lloyd’s Register, “the nature of marine and offshore, and the environments in which these industries operate, makes working in these sectors some of the most dangerous in the world. Although conditions for crew and personnel are improving, there is more to be

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UN Makes a Business Plan for Sustainable Ocean Management

The United Nations Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business launched on June 8, World Oceans Day, at UN headquarters in New York. The three-year program convenes leaders in ocean industries along with the UN, world governments, academia and civil society to work toward the sustainable use of the oceans. Lloyd’s Register, which has joined as a founding member of

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