You asked, we delivered - New Features in Class Direct
In 2014, we asked for your feedback on Class
Direct via the User Survey
We listened to what you had to say and have made the following improvements:
Quarterly Listings are going paperless
The Quarterly Listings are going paperless, as
part of efforts to improve our service and be
This will be the last time you will receive them by post. Instead, you can now sign up
to receive them by email as a PDF. This feature is available now.
Subscription to this feature is via a drop down menu item under"Links".
From your Fleet, select the vessel(s) for which you want to receive a Quarterly Listing, insert your email address, select Submit and you are subscribed. You will now receive Electronic Quarterly Listings until you ask us to stop, by removing your email address from this list. (Please note, it is the client's responsibility to ensure this list is up to date.)
New ‘subset’ account - Available now
At your request, we can now provide a subset account that is limited just to certain vessels within your fleet. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request this.
New ‘Favourites’ feature - Available now
In line with the Class Direct app for Android and iOS mobile devices, you can now ‘favourite’ vessels which you access regularly and display them together with just one click.
Enhanced Print Listings
We have enhanced the Print Listing facility so
that it now delivers exactly
the same content as the Quarterly Listings, and remains accessible
whenever you need it.
Alerts for new survey details
You can subscribe to email alerts which tell you
whenever a new survey is available in Class
Direct for your ship(s)
Select the vessel(s) from your Fleet for which you want to
receive an alert, insert your email
address, select Submit and you are subscribed.
You will now receive alerts until you ask us to stop, by removing
your email address from this list. (Please
note, it is the client's responsibility to
ensure this list is up to date.).
is available now.
In December 2013, we changed the name of the service from Class Direct Live to Class Direct. In line with this,we will soon be updating the URL to www.classdirect.lr.org. The old URL will stay active for a few months, but please make sure you update your bookmarks.
Security is a top priority for Lloyd’s Register.
To continue to protect your sensitive data, we
will be discontinuing support to the security
protocol ‘SSL 3.0’ (which has been found to
provide insufficient security and which is
currently used as a fallback to support users of
older browsers and operating systems).
This means that from June 2015, Class Direct will be optimised for access using Windows 7 or later and Internet Explorer (IE) 10 or later(in compatibility mode).
IE can be upgraded free at:
Work to improve support for Chrome, Firefox and Safari is ongoing.