Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Press Releases

ABS, GasLog Study Advances New Method to Predict LNG Boil-off Rate

Joint development project demonstrates the effectiveness of applying CFD analysis to simulate LNG boil-off. ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, and...

September 12, 2017
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
News

Power Barge Corporation Announces New Medium Speed Engine Power Barge Design

Dave Nickerson, President of Power Barge Corporation (PBC) announces the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Approval In Principle from ABS New Orleans for a new modular medium speed engine power...

August 1, 2017
Total Views: 73

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Maritime News

ABS Joins Alliance Developing Unmanned Cargo Ship

The American Bureau of Shipping has joined a China-led alliance whose goal is to develop and deliver an unmanned, autonomous cargo ship by the end of 2021. ABS, a leading...

July 26, 2017
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Maritime News

Purpose-Built Liquefied Ammonia Barge Joins Jones Act Fleet

West Coast shipbuilder Vigor Industrial has delivered the articulated tug barge Harvest, the first purpose-built liquefied ammonia transport barge built in the United States for Jones Act trade in over...

July 25, 2017
Total Views: 239

Press Releases

Delivery of the Harvest represents significant milestone for the U.S. fleet.

(Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, is pleased to confirm that the ABS-classed Harvest, an articulated tug barge (ATB) purpose-built...

July 25, 2017
Total Views: 27

Friday, June 30, 2017
Defense

ABS Wins Royal Canadian Navy Service Contract

Canadian Department of National Defence selects ABS for classification and certification services for its entire non-combatant fleet. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine...

June 30, 2017
Total Views: 30

Friday, April 21, 2017
Press Releases

Great Lakes Towing Company looks to ABS for compliance solutions with Subchapter M requirements

  ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has been awarded a Third Party Organization contract by The Great Lakes Towing Company...

April 21, 2017
Total Views: 35

Monday, April 17, 2017
Press Releases

ABS Breaks Ground for the Future

  New global headquarters will facilitate collaboration and innovation.   ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has broken ground on its...

April 17, 2017
Total Views: 0

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Press Releases

ABS Type Approval offers industry’s only Subchapter M equipment compliance.

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has expanded its Type Approval product certification process to allow original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to...

April 4, 2017
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Press Releases

ABS Executive Delivers Wakeup Call on Cyber Risks

  ABS Chief Operating Officer Tony Nassif shares insights on cyber-related challenges and the role of class at the Connecticut Maritime Association’s annual conference. (Stamford, CT) ABS, a leading provider...

March 21, 2017
Total Views: 4

Friday, March 10, 2017
Uncategorized

ABS issues Approval in Principle for LNG-fueled design concept

  ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel design concept developed...

March 10, 2017
Total Views: 11

News

ABS Issues Approval in Principle for LNG-Fueled Bulker Design

International classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel design concept vessel developed by Algoship Designers Ltd. of Nassau, Bahamas. The design has the...

March 10, 2017
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Press Releases

Industry looks to ABS for best-in-class guidance on compliance with Subchapter M requirements.

  Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has been awarded a Third Party Organization contract by Blessey Marine Services, Inc.,...

March 1, 2017
Total Views: 7

Thursday, February 23, 2017
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Maritime News

ABS Earns First EU Emissions Monitoring Accreditation

International classification society ABS has been awarded accreditation by Greece’s National Accreditation Body to perform assessments for European Union (EU) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) compliance concerning ships’ emissions monitoring...

February 23, 2017
Total Views: 1

Monday, October 10, 2016
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News

ABS Contracted for 2-Year Maritime Cybersecurity Research Project

International classification society the American Bureau of Shipping has been awarded a research by the U.S. Maritime Security Center to conduct a two-year research program focused on defining the future...

October 10, 2016
Total Views: 26

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Maritime News

ABS Releases Subchapter M Guidance

International classification society ABS has released new guidance for U.S. towing vessel owners to help them comply with the new requirements of Subchapter M. ABS says the guidance, titled the ABS...

September 22, 2016
Total Views: 11

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Maritime News

ABS Classes World’s Largest LNG-Powered Ethane Carrier

International classification society ABS says it has classed the world’s largest ethane/ethylene capable liquefied gas carrier Navigator Aurora. The ship has been delivered to Navigator Gas by Jiangnan Shipyard in...

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
M/V Horizon Trader
Defense

Whistleblowing: Ship Master Wins Large Settlement In US Court

By Charlie Goetsch – A United States court has awarded over $1 Million in damages to former Horizon Lines master John Loftus. Captain Loftus filed suit after he was abruptly removed as Master in 2013 due...

July 19, 2016
Total Views: 146

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Maritime News

Project Team Reveals LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design

A handful of shipping industry leaders have teamed up in a joint project to develop a dry bulk carrier concept that uses LNG as a fuel. The project, dubbed Project...

June 7, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, July 27, 2015
News

Ocean-Going LNG Bunkering Barge Concept Receives Class Approval

  A new design for a liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug and barge unit (ATB) designed by Seattle-based naval architecture firm Jensen Maritime has been granted “approval in principle”...

July 27, 2015
Total Views: 13