This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 25th Jul 2019
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
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)
Drinks and nibbles will be provided before the lecture begins.
Entrance to the lectures will be via the Old Entrance on 71 Fenchurch Street.
Cost: Free of Charge
Contact and Booking Details
More information at this website.
Reserve tickets at this website2019-07-25 2019-07-25 Europe/London From the Cutty Sark to now: How can the resurgence of the use of wind power support a greener shipping industry? 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. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/07/25/from-the-cutty-sark-to-now-how-can-the-resurgence-of-the-use-of-wind-power-support-a-greener-shipping-industry-203811 71 Fenchurch St,71 Fenchurch Street,,London
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