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Thursday, June 16, 2022

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: 6185

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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: 2687

Monday, March 14, 2022

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The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has withdrawn the membership of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping’s (RMRS) amid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: 2543

Thursday, April 18, 2019
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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: 13

Friday, March 29, 2019
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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: 46

Friday, March 15, 2019
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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: 28

Thursday, May 17, 2018
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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: 79

Thursday, February 23, 2017
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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: 2

Monday, October 10, 2016
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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: 46

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

September 22, 2016
Total Views: 36

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

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 5

Friday, March 11, 2016
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: 1

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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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: 240

Monday, July 27, 2015

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: 92

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
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: 75

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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: 13

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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: 5

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Maritime News

New Rules to Enhance Safety of Large Containerships

  The International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS) has announced the adoption of new rules to further improve the safety of Large

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 114

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Paris MoU’s White, Grey and Black List 2014 – Ranking the World’s Flag States from Best to Worst

The Paris MoU on Port State Control has published its updated “White, Grey and Black (WGB) List” for 2014, ranking flag states from quality flags to flags

June 9, 2015
Total Views: 38

Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Maritime News

Remi Eriksen – Class Society DNV GL Appoints New CEO

  International classification society DNV GL has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company’s new Group President and Chief Operating Officer. Eriksen

May 28, 2015
Total Views: 5