Home ShipmanagementClassification Societies The September issue of Horizons is out now

The September issue of Horizons is out now

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LR 213-42556_Horizons_Sept_2014Safer, larger container ships, pioneering research into the potential for seaborne ethane and large ethane carriers and examples of German marine technology are three key themes of the September Horizons which will be available at SMM.

You can read about LR’s German team and their activities, the growing number of women joining the German shipping industry and the LR teams that have been shortlisted for the latest UK maritime awards.

We feature a Horizons ‘special’ on future fuels and how LNG is driving a growing fleet of global ferries, the development of LNG bunkering in major ports and how hybrid solutions are emerging in the quest for low-cost, fuel-efficient vessels.

Notes to editors

Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a global engineering, technical and business services organisation wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering. Founded in 1760 as a marine classification society, LR now operates across many industry sectors, with over 9, 000 employees in 78 countries.

LR has a long-standing reputation for integrity, impartiality and technical excellence. Our compliance, risk and technical consultancy services give clients confidence that their assets and businesses are safe, sustainable and dependable. Through our global technology centres and research network, LR is at the forefront of understanding the application of new science and technology to future-proof our clients’ businesses.


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