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ABS publishes wind-assisted propulsion guide

The newly-published ABS Guide to Wind-Assisted Propulsion System Installation provides class safety standards for the installation of wind-assisted systems. It is applicable to two leading wind-assisted propulsion technologies: Flettner rotors and wing

ClassNK in joint CBM research agreement

Classification society ClassNK has concluded a joint research agreement for developing advanced condition-based maintenance (CBM), a new maintenance and management process for engine machinery plants, and establishing a new classification survey scheme

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