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Fretting Marks on Connecting Rod Contact Surfaces SL2016-635/JNN

This service letter contains important information about the development of fretting marks at the assembly surfaces of the connecting rod and the marine head, and possible rework of this. The complete connecting rod consists of three different parts, upper and lower marine head parts and the connecting rod.

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Panama Canal – tanker deck cooling now mandatory

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued an advisory announcing that, effective immediately, transiting crude oil tankers, product carriers, and chemical tankers carrying cargoes with flashpoints of less than 18°C are required to cool their main decks with water by means of the on-deck water sprinkler system or any other means available in order to prevent activation of their pressure relief valves during transit.

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DNV GL EMSA Study on the use of Fuel Cells in Shipping 2017 01

This study was initiated to provide the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) with a technical assessment on the use of fuel cells in shipping that, being supported by a technology overview and risk-based analysis, will evaluate their potential and constraints as prime movers and energy sources in shipping.

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IACS LNG Bunkering Guidelines 2016 08

This guideline provides recommendations for the responsibilities, procedures and equipment required for LNG bunkering operations and sets harmonised minimum baseline recommendations for bunkering risk assessment, equipment and operations.
These guidelines do not consider commercial aspects of the bunker transfer such as Bunker Delivery Notes and measurement of quantity or quality of LNG.

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LR Cyber Enabled Ships ShipRight Procedure Autonomous Ships Version 1.0 2016 10

Deploying Information and Communications Technology in Shipping – Lloyd’s Register’s Approach to Assurance.

Deploying Information and Communications Technology in Shipping – Lloyd’s Register’s Approach to Assurance. This identified the elements that constitute a cyber-enabled ship and the activities that need to take place to ensure that cyber technology does not introduce a safety risk.

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LR Statement on power black outs 2016 12 Battery storage combined with low carbon power generation is the solution to 'black swan events' says RES and the certification authority Lloyd's Register, as Australia starts to redesign its energy policy following the blackout in South Australia affecting 1.7 million residents.

Battery storage combined with low carbon power generation is the solution to 'black swan events' says RES and the certification authority Lloyd's Register, as Australia starts to redesign its energy policy following the blackout in South Australia affecting 1.7 million residents.

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ClassNK Format Revision of Condition Evaluation Report (CER) 2016 12.pdf When Special Survey is carried out for ships applying Enhanced Survey Program(ESP), Condition Evaluation Report (hereinafter referred to as "CER") and Executive Hull Summary (hereinafter "EHS") are issued for the owner, separately, and then the owners are requested to keep them in the file, exclusively used for Condition Evaluation Reports (called "Green File") onboard the ship.

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