Athens-headquartered dry bulk specialist Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary Diana Shipping Services S.A. has signed an agreement with ABS to implement the ABS Environmental Monitor digital sustainability solution on 31 vessels.
ABS Environmental Monitor is a cloud-based application that enables shipowners and managers to monitor and track overall fleet. or vessel-specific. environmental data in such categories as emissions, waste and consumables.
The data analysis and reporting features of this application have been designed to support more sustainable vessel operations, while helping shipowners enhance environmental performance.
“As a prudent fleet owner and a participant in the global shipping industry, Diana Shipping Inc. is committed to the proper stewardship of our environment,” said Semiramis Paliou, CEO of Diana Shipping Inc. “We are pleased to have the cooperation and resources of ABS and DSS as we pursue the goal of achieving a more sustainable future.”
“ABS Environmental Monitor is a powerful tool designed to support forward thinking shipowners and operators, such as DSS, towards meeting their decarbonization, digitalization and wider sustainability ambitions,” said Kash Mahmood, ABS Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions. “Through advanced data analysis, this digital solution provides unprecedented levels of insight into an individual asset’s environmental performance, or that of an entire fleet.”