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
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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
unmanned autonomous ship
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: 12

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: 10

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: 25

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: 19

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: 12

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: 49

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
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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: 4

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: 17

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
Total Views: 5

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
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Press Releases

ABS Chairman, President and CEO Advises Industry to Balance Innovation and Pragmatism

ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki addressed industry leaders at the opening session of the Connecticut Maritime Association Shipping 2018 conference. He detailed how global megatrends and shipping...

March 13, 2018
Total Views: 35

Monday, March 12, 2018
Press Releases

ABS Classes First Offshore Vessel in GOM to Use Hybrid Power

Lithium battery system integration helps improve safety, energy efficiencies and reduce environmental impact ABS today announced it was selected by SEACOR Marine to class the first offshore support vessel (OSV)...

March 12, 2018
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Press Releases

ABS Achieves Industry Leading Safety Standard Milestone

ABS Continues Safety Leadership in the Marine and Offshore Industries with No Lost Time Incidents during 2017 (Houston) ABS today announced it had zero work-related lost time incidents during 2017....

January 31, 2018
Total Views: 2

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Press Releases

ABS Awards AIP for Innovative LNG Power Vessel

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding vessel concept offers efficient LNG power generation and storage ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, granted Approval in Principle...

December 21, 2017
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Press Releases

ABS Awarded Classification Contract for LNG Bunker Barge

ABS Press Release ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, was selected by Q-LNG, LLC, to class an Articulated Tug Barge (ATB)...

December 19, 2017
Total Views: 15

Monday, October 16, 2017
Press Releases

ABS and Green Award Join Forces to Set Standards for Safety and Excellence

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, announced it has joined the Green Award certification network. As an incentive provider, ABS offers...

October 16, 2017
Total Views: 1

Sunday, October 1, 2017
El Yunque
Lifesaving Incidents

El Faro MBI Report – Heavy On Blame, Light On Penalty

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today the United States Coast Guard issued the Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) report on the S.S. El Faro. The 189 page report reveals serious...

October 1, 2017
Total Views: 97