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LR to partner with new Singapore technology centre

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.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}TCOMS is being set up to offer a platform for industry and technology partners from Singapore and around the world to connect and collaborate through physical and digital modelling of marine and offshore assets. The Centre will house one of the largest ocean basin test facilities in the world, which will be capable of simulating complex and extreme sea states at water depths of up to 3,000 metres.

The facility will also be investing in high performance computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics and Cloud computing technologies to support research into marine and offshore operations.

“By partnering with TCOMS, its clients and industry partners, LR aims to create new applications for digital and data technologies and create a community of new skills to enhance our development capabilities,” said Simon Reeve, VP technology and innovation at Lloyd’s Register.

“The partnership between TCOMS and LR will focus on the development of future systems that are safe, reliable and sustainable.”{/mprestriction}

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