BargeRack WTIV solution gains ABS Approval in Principle

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to a coordinated design for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) in conjunction with the innovative BargeRack feeder barge system

Weeks Marine gantry crane barge

JMS-designed crane barges completed for Weeks Marine

JMS Naval Architects, Mystic, Conn., reports that the C&C Marine & Repair shipyard in Belle Chasse, La., has completed the construction of two 250- by 64- by 16-foot gantry crane barges—Weeks 537

Nakilat LNG carrier

Nakilat works with ABS to develop decarbonization plan

Qatar-based Nakilat, owner of the world’s largest LNG carrier fleet, has partnered with ABS to map out decarbonization pathways for its 69 LNG carriers and four very large LPG gas carriers. The

Georgios Plevrakis at ABS on Sustainability

Q&A: ABS Director for Global Sustainability Georgios Plevrakis

Georgios Plevrakis serves as ABS director for global sustainability, based in Athens, Greece, where he’s responsible for helping owners and operators develop fuel and operational strategies to meet sustainability goals. Before joining

Top Women in Maritime 2021

Honoring Marine Log’s Top Women in Maritime 2021

Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of the Port Department at The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Rooney manages the day-to-day administrative and operating functions and was named to the position

Six T-Floaters being transported on a single ship

T-Floater offshore wind turbine foundation gains AiP

Gothenburg, Sweden-based Bassoe Technology has received ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) for its T-Floater floating wind turbine foundation, designed to carry a 10 MW turbine in the harsh conditions of the North

ABS notations recognize commitment to UN sustainable development goals

Two Harvey Gulf PSVs gain ABS sustainability notation

A pair of Harvey Gulf International Marine Offshore Support Vessels have been awarded the ABS SUSTAIN 1 Notation recognizing how their design and operation is aligned with UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs).

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ABS evaluates the latest marine battery technologies

Batteries are playing an increasingly important role in decarbonizing the maritime industry. Currently lithium-ion are the most prominent technology. but they have their limitations and some promising new alternatives in marine batteries

Single interface

ABS offers a single interface for compliance and maintenance systems

ABS clients can now connect their computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) directly to the ABS MyFreedom client portal. This provides them with a single interface for survey, compliance and maintenance reporting, improving

ABS in two JDPs promising new green roles for offshore platforms

Long a symbol of fossil-fuel production, offshore platforms could gain a new green image as the result of two landmark joint development projects announced on the sidelines of the COP26 conference by