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Newcomers to the industry are a key target for a new day-long interactive seminar set to open Dubai Maritime Week 2016 which again features the biennial Seatrade Maritime Middle East (SMME) conference and exhibition.

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Lloyd’s Register (LR) and General Electric (GE) have joined hands in the development of environmentally-friendly gas turbine powered, electrically-driven 14,000 teu containership design.

Lloyd’s Register has issued a new set of guidelines for what it calls ‘cyber-enabled’ ship design, covering not only cyber security but also a host of other ICT-related technical issues.

Lloyd’s Register (LR) marine coo Nick Brown has been moved up to marine business director, replacing Tom Boardley who has been appointed executive vice-president and global head of corporate and external affairs, effective March.

Viking Life-Saving Equipment has received type approval from Lloyd’s Register for a record new 81 m evacuation chute.

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to a Nantong COSCO KHI Ship Engineering (NACKS)-designed multipurpose vessel fuelled by LNG.

Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has completed a joint project with South Korea’s Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co (HHIC) to develop a 30,000-cu m LNG carrier design with bilobe type C tanks.

Lloyd’s Register Energy and Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) have inked a cooperation framework agreement on the designing and development of a safe floating nuclear power generation vessel.

A full account reaches us of The Princess Royal formally opening Lloyd's Register Global Technology Centre (GTC) along with the rest of the Boldrewood Innovation Campus in Southampton last week.

A collaborative project between Lloyd’s Register (LR), QinetiQ and the University of Southampton has identified eight key technologies likely to have an effect on the future of shipping.

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