ABS Grants AIP for Two Dalian Shipbuilding LNG as Fuel Designs

ABS Grants AIP for Two Dalian Shipbuilding LNG as Fuel Designs

ABS and DSIC collaborate on LNG as fuel innovation ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to two LNG powered designs from China’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group Co (DSIC). DSIC’s designs include a …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Curious
ABS Marks Two-Year Safety Milestone

ABS Marks Two-Year Safety Milestone

Industry Leading Safety Performance Continues with No Lost Time Incidents during 2017 and 2018 ABS has recorded zero lost time work-related incidents for the second year in a row. The Lost Time Incident Rate (LTIR) has …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Curious
ABS Grants AIP for Neptun's Wind Turbine Transport Vessel

ABS Grants AIP for Neptun's Wind Turbine Transport Vessel

"Blue Azurit" first vessel designed to transport components for turbines in excess of 9 MW ABS granted Approval in Principal (AIP) to Neptun Ship Design for its Wind Turbine Transport Vessel design, the first to support …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS Recognizes GE's SeaStream* Insight Data-Driven Techniques for Marine and Drilling Equipment Maintenance and Class Surveys

ABS Recognizes GE's SeaStream* Insight Data-Driven Techniques for Marine and Drilling Equipment Maintenance and Class Surveys

ABS awarded GE Service Provider recognition for GE’s Marine Solutions’ SeaStream* Insight—a data analytics-informed solution that provides health and performance monitoring of rig equipment via a …
Nov 30, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce received Approval in Principle (AIP) from classification organization ABS for its novel hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs. The AIP was granted following an evaluation of the world’s first …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 2 units of 114K Crude Oil Tanker

Hanjin Shipyard Delivers 2 units of 114K Crude Oil Tanker

Subic-based Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction – Philippines (HHIC-Phil Inc.) has once again successfully delivered 2 units of 114K Tanker to its proud owner on November 13, 2018 and …
Nov 23, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Awards Industry’s First Offshore Facility Cyber Security-Ready Notation to Sembcorp Marine

ABS Awards Industry’s First Offshore Facility Cyber Security-Ready Notation to Sembcorp Marine

ABS and Sembcorp Marine collaborate on cybersecurity standard for newbuild offshore units ABS awarded a Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation to a Sembcorp Marine jack-up drilling rig built to its proprietary Pacific …
Nov 15, 2018 /  Vessels
ABS Joins Forces Introducing Space Technology to Shipping

ABS Joins Forces Introducing Space Technology to Shipping

Composite technology a “game changer” for LNG as marine fuel ABS, OceanFinance and Scorpius Space Launch Company (SSLC) are joining forces on the SPACE TECH4SEA project to adapt composite technologies …
Nov 9, 2018 /  Curious
ABS Awards AIP for MARIC Dual Fuel Newcastlemax

ABS Awards AIP for MARIC Dual Fuel Newcastlemax

ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the Marine Design & Research Institute of China (MARIC) for a novel Dual Fuel Design for a 210,000 DWT Bulk Carrier. MARIC, a subsidiary company of China State …
Nov 1, 2018 /  All
ABS Awards AIP to HHI’s Deepwater FLNG Hull

ABS Awards AIP to HHI’s Deepwater FLNG Hull

Newbuilding Conversion FLNG design to deliver significant cost savings ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries’ (HHI) Deepwater Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) hull design. HHI …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Curious