ABS to Class Calm Oceans' Innovative Mono Column Jack-Up

ABS to Class Calm Oceans' Innovative Mono Column Jack-Up

ABS will class an innovative new self-elevating platform with a unique triangular mono column design from Calm Oceans Pte Ltd. The Mono-Column Platform-Lite (MCP-Lite), capable of operating in depths of up to 70m, is …
Jul 18, 2019 /  Curious
ABS and MOL Sign MOU to Build up to 14 Next Generation Gas Carriers

ABS and MOL Sign MOU to Build up to 14 Next Generation Gas Carriers

ABS and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on up to 14 new gas carriers. The agreement covers seven new-build Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) and up to …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Curious
ABS to Class First 'Tri-fueled' Vessel for Harvey Gulf

ABS to Class First 'Tri-fueled' Vessel for Harvey Gulf

Battery Retrofit Project Creates First U.S. Flagged Hybrid OSV ABS has been selected to class two Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV) being retrofitted with a battery/converter system by Harvey Gulf International …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Vessels
POSH, PCL Select ABS to Support Digital Strategy

POSH, PCL Select ABS to Support Digital Strategy

ABS Nautical Systems Selected for Leading Fleet Management Platform Capabilities PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd (POSH) and Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL) have selected ABS Nautical Systems ® (NS) fleet …
Jun 12, 2019 /  Curious
ABS Sets the Industry Course to Low Carbon Shipping

ABS Sets the Industry Course to Low Carbon Shipping

Industry-Shaping Outlook Explores Strategies to Reach IMO 2030 and 2050 Targets ABS Tuesday (Jun04) launched its industry-shaping Low Carbon Shipping Outlook to help the maritime sector evaluate potential pathways to …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Curious
ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Curious
ABS Launches Global Sustainability Center to Help Industry Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

ABS Launches Global Sustainability Center to Help Industry Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Singapore Facility on a Mission to Make Maritime Sustinable ABS launched the ABS Global Sustainability Center with a mission to help maritime transition to a sustainable, lower emissions …
Apr 8, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS Grants Two AIPs for Hudong-Zhonghua Gas Carrier Designs

ABS Grants Two AIPs for Hudong-Zhonghua Gas Carrier Designs

Novel VLEC and LNG Carrier Designs Granted Approval in Principle ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to two new gas carrier designs from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding. The two new vessel designs are for a …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Vessels
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