Event

From the Cutty Sark to now: How can the resurgence of the use of wind power support a greener shipping industry?

HEC summer lectures

25 July 2019

Lloyd's Register
71 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4BS

From the Cutty Sark to now: How can the resurgence of the use of wind power support a greener shipping industry?

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation Heritage & Education Centre is pleased to welcome Laura Boon, the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Public Curator of Contemporary Maritime at the National Maritime Museum, to 71 Fenchurch Street as our guest lecturer!

This lecture will explore the importance and subsequence decline of sail ships and how technology being used in shipping today is seeking to once again harness the power of wind to reduce fossil fuel consumption.

Drinks reception from 17.30

Lecture starts at 18.00 – 18.45

Q&A 18.45-19.00

Private viewing of the new Heritage & Education Centre exhibition, From Coffee to Seaweed: Engineering a safer world since 1760, exploring the history of Lloyd’s Register through unique objects and stories 19.00-20.00 (optional) 

To sign up for this event, please register below.

The closest tube stations are Aldgate, Tower Hill and Tower Gateway. We are also within walking distance of Bank, Liverpool Street and Aldgate East. 

We do have disabled access to the building. If you require this, please contact charlotte.ward@lrfoundation.org.uk 

Drinks and nibbles will be provided before the lecture begins.

Entrance to the lectures will be via the Old Entrance on 71 Fenchurch Street. 

For further information please contact charlotte.ward@lrfoundation.org.uk

 

 
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