Lloyd’s Register has added a range of new services within its cyber security programme, in keeping with its ‘total-systems’ approach to digital asset protection.
Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR), has released an upgraded version of its software packages that aim to simplify compliance with current and pending IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR).
Lloyd’s Register (LR) reports that it has acquired Seasafe Marine Software & Computation, a provider of on-board loading and stability software to manage the stability of vessels and offshore structures.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to jointly undertake research and development, as well as commercialisation, of new maritime technologies and services.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has acquired RTAMO Ltd, a software consultancy based in Aberdeen in the UK, which provides data-driven maintenance optimisation systems designed to reduce costs for asset owners.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the new Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine Singapore (TCOMS) have agreed to work together in the joint development of technology and infrastructure for future marine and offshore systems, as well as in areas like digital and data innovation, and research on robotic autonomous systems in the marine environment.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) reports that it has joined the MAXCMAS project, a GBP£1.27 million collaborative research project that aims to investigate, develop and implement real-time collision avoidance algorithms for autonomous maritime vessels.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) and QinetiQ have announced that they are working together on a pilot project with LNG carrier operator GasLog to explore ways of increasing the level of security on cyber-enabled ships, with tailored methodologies for LNG vessels with respect to IMO/USCG guidelines and available standards.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has introduced a new ShipRight procedure guidance which it says will set out the ‘how’ of marine autonomous operations as we move towards the future introduction of unmanned ships.
Lloyd’s Register’s latest guidance aims to provide the shipping industry with a route map to understanding the implications of digital technology and cyber-enabled ships, the result of consultation with industry and academia.
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