Monday, October 26, 2020
Press Releases

ABS Nautical Systems Launches First Ever Electronic Logbook Solution for Maritime Operations

Press Release – Today ABS Nautical Systems® (ABS NS) launched NS eLogs, a powerful digital solution that replaces traditional paper logbooks and brings a new dimension to compliance management through a browser-based...

October 26, 2020
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Monday, October 12, 2020

Damen Crew Transfer Vessel Receives ABS Approval in Principle

Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyard’s Group has announced an approval in principle from classification society ABS for its next-generation crew transfer vessel to support the U.S. offshore wind market in the...

October 12, 2020
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Press Releases

Prime Tanker Taps Innovative Data-Driven Model to Mitigate COVID-19 Risk

Press Release – ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting) has been selected by Prime Tanker Management (Prime) to implement the recently launched Restart Risk Model™ to help resume operations safely at the...

June 23, 2020
Total Views: 13

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Press Releases

ABS Group Expands Remote Capabilities for Process Safety Management

Press Release – ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (ABS Group) is expanding its remote process safety management (PSM) capabilities for facility owners to help the Oil, Gas and Chemicalindustries maintain effective...

April 2, 2020
Total Views: 9

Friday, December 6, 2019
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Maritime News

ABS Grants AIP for First Jones Act Offshore Wind SOV

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded the first Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD for its design of a Jones Act service operations vessel (SOV) for the U.S....

December 6, 2019
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Maersk Honam Fire
Maritime News

ABS Issues Guidance for Fighting Container Fires

International classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published guidance to address fire-fighting and safety systems of cargo holds of containerships following a series of high-profile incidents. The...

November 13, 2019
Total Views: 4

Monday, September 23, 2019
Drone Photo Of A Product Tanker carrying Gasoline.
Maritime News

American Ethane Carriers to Build 17 Very Large Ethan Carriers

Houston-based American Ethane Company has unveiled plans to build 17 very large ethane carriers (VLECs) to transport U.S. ethane to China. The 150,000 cbm capacity VLECs will be constructed in...

September 23, 2019
Total Views: 32

Thursday, June 6, 2019
container shipping
Maritime News

ABS In Favor of Reducing Speed to Achieve Low Carbon Targets

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Shipping must pay the price today for tomorrow’s sustainability as a push to cleaner supply chains is seeing shippers reconsider their best routes to...

June 6, 2019
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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Maritime News

ABS Outlook Identifies Strategies for Reaching Low Carbon Shipping Targets

International classification society ABS has launched its Low Carbon Shipping Outlook to help the maritime sector evaluate potential paths to decarbonization in the industry. The outlook defines ship technologies, operational...

June 4, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, April 18, 2019
maersk honam fire
Maritime News

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Containership Safety

Classification society ABS announced Thursday it is teaming up with members of the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS)  to develop actionable recommendations to help mitigate risks posed from the stowage of...

April 18, 2019
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Maersk Honam Fire

Maersk Taps ABS to Lead Workshop on Cargo Hazards Impacting Safety on Containerships

Maersk Line recently tapped classification society ABS to lead a workshop to identify and evaluate potential hazards posed on containerships from dangerous cargo stowage in the aftermath of the Maersk...

May 29, 2018
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Press Releases

ABS Evaluation Demonstrates Feasibility of LPG as Fuel Strategy for Dorian LPG

Press Release – ABS – (Houston) ABS completed an in-depth techno-economic evaluation commissioned by Dorian LPG, evaluating compliance options for impending global sulfur cap requirements. Dorian LPG owns and operates a...

May 23, 2018
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Press Releases

ABS Nautical Systems Steers Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Toward Flexible Compliance Solutions

Press Release – ABS – (Houston) The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company adopted the ABS industry leading Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software for more than 40 vessels.  Implementing...

May 22, 2018
Total Views: 7

Monday, May 21, 2018
Press Releases

ABS Nautical Systems Chosen as Exclusive Mobile Compliance Solution for Crosby Tugs

Press Release – ABS – (Houston) Crosby Tugs selected the ABS industry-leading Nautical Systems (NS) mobile compliance software to enable compliance with Subchapter M regulatory requirements. By adopting NS Workboat across...

May 21, 2018
Total Views: 0

Thursday, May 17, 2018
CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

ABS Awarded Contract to Class Canadian Coast Guard’s Entire 114-Vessel Fleet

International classification society ABS has been awarded the contract to provide classification and certification services for the Canadian Coast Guard’s entire existing fleet of 114 vessels as well as future...

May 17, 2018
Total Views: 15

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Press Releases

Joint Initiative Tackles Common Causes of Maritime Accidents

Press Release – ABS – (Houston) ABS, the American Club, and Lamar University are launching a new initiative aimed at reducing maritime-related safety incidents. The initial focus of the partnership’s analysis...

May 10, 2018
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Press Releases

ABS Delivers Continued Solid Performance and Remains Well-Positioned for Future, Reports Chairman, President and CEO

The 156th Annual Meeting Focuses on How ABS is Leading the Future of Class and Delivering on its Safety Mission (New York City) ABS held its 156th annual meeting yesterday,...

April 18, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, April 9, 2018
Press Releases

ABS to pilot bow-to-stern Condition-Based Class for US Navy’s MSC

  ABS today announced it is engaged in a two-year project with the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) to deliver the industry’s first bow-to-stern Condition-based Class asset management program. ...

April 9, 2018
Total Views: 6

Monday, April 2, 2018
cargo ship

ABS Says e-Certificates Now Available to Entire Fleet

International classification society ABS has announced the launch of e-Certificates across the entire fleet of ABS-classed vessels. The e-Certificates are tamper-proof, independently verifiable and secure digital equivalents of traditional ABS...

April 2, 2018
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Monday, March 26, 2018
Press Releases

SHI’s Smart Ship Solution Secures ABS Cyber Approval

ABS and SHI collaborate on research for smart shipping solutions (Daejeon, South Korea) ABS granted a Certificate of CyberSafety Compliance for Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Smart Ship Solution demonstrating adherence...

March 26, 2018
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