An innovative concept for a floating LNG (FLNG) vessel utilizing storage tanks from older LNG carriers has been granted approval in principle (AIP) by ABS.
The demands on vessel connectivity driven by smart, autonomous and remote-control functions are explored in the latest addition to ABS’ industry-leading series of guidance on key maritime technologies.
A remotely operated harbor tug developed by Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) is the first in the world to receive the ABS Autonomous Notation.
ABS has added to its industry-leading series of maritime technical guidance with the publication of Practical Considerations for Hybrid Electric Power Systems Onboard Vessels.
A Wind Installation Vessel capable of handling the latest generation of 15MW turbines for Equinor and bp’s Empire Wind project is to be built to ABS Class by Sembcorp Marine for Maersk Supply Services (Maersk).
We are in the early innings of a decade, maybe several decades, of change marked by the clean energy transition, digitalization, post-covid build back and of course, geopolitics.
More than 30 maritime industry leaders from across Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland attended the ABS Northern Europe Committee to hear about the latest ABS advancements in sustainability and classification services.
The three 6,060 dwt oil tankers were constructed at Zhejiang Shenzhou Sunshine Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. and joined HSDT’s 21-strong fleet.
After careful consideration of the situation in Ukraine and the Black Sea as well as the applicable sanctions, ABS has taken the decision to withdraw all Class services involving Russian vessels, assets and companies.
ABS has launched Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory and Carbon Accounting, adding to its industry-leading suite of marine and offshore sustainability services.