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Thursday, November 30, 2023
A hydrogen fuel graphic for shipping
Shipping

Bureau Veritas Launches Classification Rules for Hydrogen-Fuelled Ships

Bureau Veritas (BV) has launched its first classification Rules for hydrogen-fuelled ships (NR678) to support the safe development of hydrogen propulsion in

November 30, 2023
Total Views: 952

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
A photo of the Saildrone Voyager in calm seas
Shipping

Saildrone Receives First-Ever Classification for Autonomous Surface Vehicle

Alameda, California-based Saildrone, a leading company in ocean data collection using autonomous vehicles, has achieved a significant milestone by receiving

November 7, 2023
Total Views: 1721

Friday, October 6, 2023
An illustration of eco-friendly vessel designs by Hanwha Ocean
Shipbuilding

Hanwha Ocean Receives Class Approval for Eco-Friendly Vessel Technology

South Korean shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean has obtained certifications from classification societies Norway’s DNV and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS),

October 6, 2023
Total Views: 1203

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Lloyd’s Register Finds ‘Significant’ Efficiency Benefits for Newcastlemax Bulk Carrier Design Featuring Rotor Sails
Shipping

Lloyd’s Register Finds ‘Significant’ Efficiency Benefits for Newcastlemax Bulk Carrier Design Featuring Rotor Sails

Lloyd’s Register has given its stamp of approval (in principle) for a newcastlemax bulk carrier fitted Anemoi Rotor Sails that will help

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 6676

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
COSCO Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Awarded ABS Approval In Principle
Offshore

COSCO Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Awarded ABS Approval In Principle

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for the design of a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV)

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 2744

Monday, March 14, 2022
A silhouette of a ship underway in the distance at dusk
Shipping

International Ship Classification Body Withdraws Russia’s Membership

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has withdrawn the membership of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping’s (RMRS) amid

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2584

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

April 18, 2019
Total Views: 15

Friday, March 29, 2019
durban port harbor deepening
Maritime News

LR Launches Noise Notation to Quiet Ships in Port

Classification society Lloyd’s Register has released a new noise notation to meet the increasing demand for noise control from ships in port. LR

March 29, 2019
Total Views: 73

Friday, March 15, 2019
dnv gl remote surveys
Maritime News

DNV GL Rolls Out Remote Surveys for Entire Classed Fleet

Classification society DNV GL announced Friday that it’s started offering remote surveys for some inspections on board all DNV GL classed vessels. This

March 15, 2019
Total Views: 30

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

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

May 17, 2018
Total Views: 96

Thursday, February 23, 2017
containership
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

February 23, 2017
Total Views: 8

Monday, October 10, 2016
navigation bridge ship
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

October 10, 2016
Total Views: 49

Thursday, September 22, 2016
ABS Releases Subchapter M Guidance
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

September 22, 2016
Total Views: 43

Thursday, September 1, 2016
ABS Classes World’s Largest LNG-Powered Ethane Carrier
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

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 7

Friday, March 11, 2016
ClassNK Strengthens U.S. Services with Coast Guard ACP Authorization
Maritime News

ClassNK Strengthens U.S. Services with Coast Guard ACP Authorization

Japanese classification society ClassNK has received U.S. Coast Guard authorization to participate in the Coast Guard’s Alternate Compliance Program

March 11, 2016
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
ClassNK Releases New Guidance for Large Containerships Following MOL Comfort Loss
Maritime News

ClassNK Releases New Guidance for Large Containerships Following MOL Comfort Loss

International classification society ClassNK has released new guidance for large containerships more than two years after the loss of the MOL Comfort in the

November 25, 2015
Total Views: 272

Monday, July 27, 2015
Ocean-Going LNG Bunkering Barge Concept Receives Class Approval
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

July 27, 2015
Total Views: 133

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
ABS to Class Maersk’s ‘New’ Triple-E
Maritime News

ABS to Class Maersk’s ‘New’ Triple-E

  International classification society ABS has been selected to class 11 ultra-large containerships (ULCs) for Denmark’s Maersk Line A/S. Maersk

July 8, 2015
Total Views: 101

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Lloyd’s Register Bags Entire Norden Fleet
Maritime News

Lloyd’s Register Bags Entire Norden Fleet

A total of 32 ships will be transferred to Lloyd’s Register class as part of new agreement that covers a total of 57 ships including the entire fleet of

June 16, 2015
Total Views: 19

ABS to Class Chinese Newbuilds
Maritime News

ABS to Class Chinese Newbuilds

  Houston-based international classification society ABS says it has been selected to class a semi-submersible drilling rig and liftboat being built in

June 16, 2015
Total Views: 11
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