Last week I took part in the SEAaT Fuelling the Future Conference in London, chairing the afternoon session on future fuels. It was an interesting day and, with plenty of ship operators present, the presentations served only to emphasise the complexity of decision making for those operating in the ECAs as 2015 approaches. Uncertainty reigns. ... Read more.
Author: Nick Brown
I have been meaning to post a blog for a while. Two things have spurred me into action. One was the headline on a front page story in the FT this week, ‘Shale boom fires environment fears as US gas flaring is visible from space’. The headline was over a night time photograph taken from ... Read more.
In 1995, when I was working for a shipowner, I attended the Cambridge Academy of Transport’s Anatomy of Ship Finance course. Last week I had a quick trip down memory lane, returning to Madingley Hall outside Cambridge where many of the Anatomy courses are run. I had been asked to provide an overview of the ... Read more.
I had one of those great days out of the office yesterday. A day where I learned a great deal and saw something that will hopefully be widely used in the future. I was in Southampton (where LR Marine is soon to move) to hear presentations organised by B9 Shipping and to see the towing tank ... Read more.
It’s nearly time – Posidonia time. It will be great, as ever, to be back in Greece. With the Greek market so important to Lloyd’s Register, Posidonia is a significant event for us. Come and meet us on our stand (4.201 – Hall 4) where we’ll be running free, back to back, 5 minute seminars on ... Read more.