LR and HGS collaborate on digital solutions to benefit shipping
LR and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have announced a new collaboration that will deliver added value to the shipping industry through digital solutions, starting with the appraisal of HGS’s Smart Ship System as ‘Digital Class Ready’.
LR will assess HGS’s Smart Ship System by applying its latest Digital Ship’s ShipRight Procedure and Digital Compliance Framework so that ship managers and operators using the system onboard ships can get class items credited remotely for selected items. HGS and LR will engage in live trials of the system, installed and operational on a ship, and test its readiness to comply with data-driven classification requirements. These tests will prove how the chosen surveyable item would become eligible to be class item credited based on data streamed from the HGS Smart Ship System, remotely.
HGS and LR also intend to create a digital interface between HGS’s Smart Ship System and LR that would allow class items crediting to be undertaken digitally. Additional operational efficiencies and improved performance could be gained by ship managers and operators through data-driven classification and data-driven maintenance strategies.