Europe has shifted its strategic focus to natural gas, and is already a major importer. Researchers forecast that, by 2030, up to 80% of the EU’s natural gas consumption will have to piped or shipped in. But why all this fuss about natural gas? Natural gas is the most viable interim base-load While there is ... 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.
Following on from my previous blog – a live feed of our recent ‘Energy in the Spotlight’ event, I thought it appropriate to follow up on some of the key points that were raised, providing a basis for discussion and debate. I particularly liked the presentation that Charles Hendry, UK Minister of State for Energy, ... 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.
Last month we launched our ECA calculator – a useful tool for operators trying to calculate their options. But it is interesting to monitor the perspectives of different players as we wrestle with the fuels/switchover/abatement options spectrum of possibilities. This appears to be further confirmation of our view that it’s going to be ‘horses for courses’. ... Read more.