“While the FPSO concept itself evolves; the basic design concept hasn’t really changed in decades. The real evolution influencing change is around asset management and the related technologies to support that activity.”
ABS - American Bureau of Shipping
ABS and ShipParts.com have signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement for delivery of Classification Services and development of Frontier Technologies to our mutual customer base.
Four new 98,000 cbm Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs) ordered by Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical (STL) are to be built to ABS Class.
ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a Joint Development Project (JDP) to build multi-physics simulations capable of analyzing the carbon-footprint of vessels in the design stage.
Introduced through the newly published Guide for Gas and Other Low-Flashpoint Fuel Ready Vessels, the new approach is the latest contribution from ABS to assist the industry with the adoption of new fuel technologies.
ABS and Chevron Shipping Company LLC have taken the first step in a pioneering digital fleet management journey with ABS Smart notations for vessels.
ABS is to provide classification services to the first floating heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan.
Collaboration between risk management and insurance sectors will focus on education, training and guidance to reduce maritime cyber risk
Specialized training services delivered remotely will provide flexible option for enhancing Process Safety, Root Cause Analysis and Cyber Security practices