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ABS publishes Smart Guide

ABS has published its Guide for Smart Functions for Marine Vessels and Offshore Units (Smart Guide) to help marine and offshore owners and operators capitalize on their operational data. The Smart Guide

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Tim Protheroe joins Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas has appointed former Lloyd’s Register Americas President Tim Protheroe as Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America. His role includes responsibility for the marine operational client support teams and

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ABS updates naval ships guide

ABS has updated its Guide for Building and Classing International Naval Ships (INS Guide), expanding its guidance to strengthen safety and protection against a range of threats. “ABS is a world leader

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DNV GL to class passenger sailing ship

Spanish shipbuilder Metalships & Docks has awarded DNV GL a contract for the classification of a 138 m passenger sailing ship, Sea Cloud Spirit, ordered by Hamburg-based operator Sea Cloud Cruises. The

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ABS opens new state-of-the-art global headquarters

JANUARY 8, 2019 — ABS today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony, formally opening its new global headquarters. Anchoring the CityPlace 2 development, the 10-story, 326,800 sq ft building is located at 1701 City

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ABS publishes 3D printing guidance notes

SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 — Classification society ABS has published the ABS Guidance Notes on Additive Manufacturing, establishing a consistent approach to three dimensional printing of marine and offshore materials and equipment. “As