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Lloyd's Register appoints new leadership team with marine focus

The classification society has appointed three insiders to new posts as it enters a new era under the leadership of recently appointed chief executive Nick Brown

Lloyds Register Classification

DNV GL shines light on the ‘dark side’ of innovation

Decarbonisation is creating a safety gap, which, if left unmanaged, could delay industry progress, says DNV GL’s head of maritime Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen

International Classification

Sanctions-busting tankers are an issue for whole industry

Ultimately, fallout from actions of the few will be visited on the vast majority of tanker operators that do abide by US stipulations

International Classification

Mission Improbable: Sanctions entrench unregulated subterfuge tanker fleet

A Lloyd’s List and Lloyd’s List Intelligence special investigation concludes by scrutinising the network of fake addresses, false declarations and absence of due diligence that’s allowing the Iranian and Venezuelan-linked shipowners to ship millions of barrels of oil without penalty or insurance. This is part four of a series using data compiled from Lloyd’s List Intelligence to shine a light one of the darkest and opaque sub-sectors of energy commodities shipping

International Iran

Subterfuge shipping investigation: The quiet class purge

Over the last 12 months, classification societies have quietly purged many of the tankers shipping Iranian and Venezuelan crude from their business. But the tankers continue to operate in a regulatory ‘no man’s land’, raising serious safety and pollution concerns. This is part three of a series from Lloyd’s List using data from Lloyd’s List Intelligence to shine a light on one of the darkest and most opaque sub-sectors of energy commodities shipping

International Tankers and Gas

Jan De Nul dredgers first to receive ultra-low emissions notation

Bureau Veritas has developed its new ULEV notation by adapting the European Commission’s Stage V policy for emissions reduction to the specific needs of sea-going vessels

Belgium Environment
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