ABS marks three years without a work-related lost time injury

Classification society ABS is celebrating an unprecedented third year of zero lost time work-related incidents. “This is a genuinely historic achievement – more than 1,100 days and counting without a lost time

ABS and Hyundai Heavy complete Smart-ship JDP

Marking completion of a landmark joint development project (JDP), classification society ABS has verified the smart functions of shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Integrated Smart-ship Solution, issuing the first Product Design Assessment (PDA)

Saga LNG takes delivery of first LNT A-BOX carrier

Singapore-headquartered Saga LNG Shipping has taken delivery of the ABS-classed 45,000 cu.m Saga Dawn, the world’s first LNG carrier to be fitted with the LNT A-BOX system, an innovative cargo containment system

ABS publishes guidance on fuel cells

Classification society ABS has published its Guide for Fuel Cell Power Systems for Marine and Offshore Applications to support the design, evaluation, and construction of fuel cell systems on vessels and offshore

ABS grants AiP for LNG fueled Newcastlemax

Classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to Deltamarin and GTT for a dual-fuel Newcastlemax bulk carrier design. Deltamarin, GTT and ABS have been cooperating on the development of the

ABS awards Vard Approval in Principle for Jones Act SOV

Vard Marine Inc. has been awarded ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) t for its design of a Jones Act wind farm service operations vessel (SOV). The AiP is for a customized version

ABS issues guidance on containership cargo fires

The just-published ABS Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for Cargo Areas of Container Carriers is the first of its kind to address firefighting and safety systems of cargo holds of container vessels, the

VIDEO: World’s largest floating wind turbine sets sail

The world’s largest floating offshore wind turbine, an 8.4-megawatt (MW) an ABS-classed unit, recently departed for its final destination, the WindFloat Atlantic wind farm, 20 kilometers off the Portuguese coast of Viana

Topaz signs PSV up for extended drydocking scheme

Dubai headquartered OSV specialist Topaz Energy and Marine has entered its 2012-built, 79.4 m long platform supply vessel Caspian Voyager into the ABS Extended Dry-Docking (EDD) scheme. The program will extend the

ABS names Ian Bramson Global Head of Cybersecurity

ABS has appointed cyber expert Ian Bramson as its Global Head of Cybersecurity. In this role, Bramson will lead the development of a cyber security risk reduction program to meet increasing demand