Posts Tagged ‘ABS (American Bureau of Shipping)’

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry
Kirsi Tikka ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry. The event was developed in support...
June 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMO, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety

ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety
ABS Teams with Industry Leaders to Improve Container Vessel Safety ABS and representatives from the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) form a joint industry project to develop best practices for carriage of dangerous goods  ABS and leaders representing the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS)...
April 24th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Containers, Safety and Security | Read More

ABS: New Director for GSSC

ABS: New Director for GSSC
When the ABS Operating Model launched last spring, Dr. Elias Kariambas was recruited from his duties with the Global Ship Systems Center (GSSC) to join the newly formed Business Development team.  Elias was a successful first director, having supported the GSSC from its inception in June 2017 through...
August 31st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Maritime Education and Training, News, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,090; volatility at its best… or else?

The BDI@1,090; volatility at its best… or else?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 48 points earlier on today, thanks to the Capers triple-digit rise amid an uncertain Geopolitical environment, which amongst other issues, we have the tentative TTs (Trumps Tariffs)  which stir-up the Markets… Posidonia 2018...
May 31st, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

ABS, the American Club and Lamar University Join Forces to Improve Maritime Workforce Safety

ABS, the American Club and Lamar University Join Forces to Improve Maritime Workforce Safety
… Joint Initiative Tackles Common Causes of Maritime Accidents ABS, the American Club and Lamar University are launching a new initiative aimed at reducing maritime-related safety incidents. The initial focus of the partnership’s analysis and industry guidance will be on slips, trips and falls,...
May 10th, 2018 | Academia, Classification Societies, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs | Read More

NS Workboat™ Mobile Application Sub M Choice for Bering Marine Corp / Alaska Marine Lines

NS Workboat™ Mobile Application Sub M Choice for Bering Marine Corp / Alaska Marine Lines
Clients looking forward to greater accuracy and efficiency with maintenance and HSQE through the NS mobile platform. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has added another customer for the newly launched ABS Nautical Systems...
May 25th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ABS Releases Industry-leading Guidance for Drones

ABS Releases Industry-leading Guidance for Drones
ABS surveyor witnessing a UAV demonstration New comprehensive guidance provides best practices for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, announces the publication of the ABS Guidance Notes...
November 21st, 2016 | Aviation, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ABS QE Recognizes World Standards Day with 2015-16 Achievements

ABS QE Recognizes World Standards Day with 2015-16 Achievements
Alex Weisselberg NEWS ADVISORY-ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. (ABS QE), an ABS Group company, recognizes 14 October as World Standards Day, a global initiative established by members of the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and ITU (International...
October 13th, 2016 | Classification Societies | Read More

ABS Introduces Industry-Leading Guide on Subchapter M

ABS Introduces Industry-Leading Guide on Subchapter M
Industry-first Guide helps towing vessel owners comply with Subchapter M requirements. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, announces the publication of the ABS Guide for Building and Classing 46 CFR Subchapter M Towing Vessels...
September 22nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical | Read More

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’
New Guide addresses advanced crew transfer technologies, providing safety guidance for offshore access gangways. ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, announces the publication of The ABS Guide for Certification of Offshore Access Gangways. The new...
August 26th, 2016 | Classification Societies, HR, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Safety and Security | Read More

Christopher J. Wiernicki Inducted to International Maritime Hall of Fame

Christopher J. Wiernicki Inducted to International Maritime Hall of Fame
Christopher Wiernicki ABS Chairman, President and CEO honored for outstanding contributions to maritime industry. (New York, NY) Christopher J. Wiernicki, Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, was honored for his outstanding contributions to the maritime industry as he was inducted to the International...
May 12th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Person Profiles | Read More

University of Michigan – Endowment

University of Michigan – Endowment
A newly funded professorship in the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department underscores ABS’ commitment to education. Christopher Wiernicki (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification to the global marine and offshore industries, has endowed the American Bureau of Shipping Professor...
April 14th, 2016 | Academia, Charity, Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, Education and Training, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ABS CEO says change in talent approach and development is necessary for future of industry

ABS CEO says change in talent approach and development is necessary for future of industry
Christopher Wiernicki ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki says risk-based, data-centric, cyber-influenced decision-making defines a new absolute value of talent. (Stamford, CT) Speaking at the opening session of the CMA Shipping 2016 Conference, ABS Chairman, President and CEO...
March 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News | Read More

ABS approval for Harris PYE boiler

ABS approval for Harris PYE boiler
A Harris Pye boiler Harris Pye Engineering has successfully undergone an ABS Product Design Assessment (PDA) for its Tri-fired 45 tph steam boiler. This forms part of the extensive portfolio of superheated and saturated steam boilers now offered by the global engineering company.  The PDA allows Harris...
March 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Releases New Guidance for Certifying Lifting Appliances

ABS Releases New Guidance for Certifying Lifting Appliances
James Gaughan Updated Guide includes latest industry standards. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the global marine and offshore industry, has published a new edition of the ABS Guide for Certification of Lifting Appliances that includes construction and...
December 30th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Technology | Read More

ABS Launches Offshore Standardization JIP

ABS Launches Offshore Standardization JIP
Christopher Wiernicki Korean shipyards, operators, drilling contractors and engineering companies join ABS to develop new offshore design standards. (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Hyundai...
October 20th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kirby Selects ABS as Subchapter M Solutions Provider

Kirby Selects ABS as Subchapter M Solutions Provider
Proactive effort shows commitment to safety and environmental protection. (Houston–) ABS, a leading provider of maritime shipping and offshore classification services, has been selected by Kirby Corporation to provide classification and International Safety Management certification for 11 push...
September 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ABS Supports AMVER Awards Honoring Norway’s Commitment to Safety At Sea

ABS Supports AMVER Awards Honoring Norway’s Commitment to Safety At Sea
Kirsi Tiika Classification society attends ceremony at US Embassy in Oslo recognizing local contributions to unique reporting system. Oslo–) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, continued its long-standing support for the AMVER Awards...
June 4th, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Clubs, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

ABS Issues LNG Bunkering Technical & Operational Advisory

ABS Issues LNG Bunkering Technical & Operational Advisory
Roy Bleiberg (Houston–) ABS, a leading provider of shipping and offshore classification services, has published a new Advisory about LNG Bunkering in response to the industry’s growing interest in gas propulsion. The LNG Bunkering: Technical and Operational Advisory explores the benefits,...
June 4th, 2015 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Topaz Selects ABS to Provide Fleet Management Software for Offshore Support Vessels

Topaz Selects ABS to Provide Fleet Management Software for Offshore Support Vessels
Rene Kofod Oolsen ABS Nautical Systems Fleet Management Software Provides a More Streamlined Approach to Fleet Management. (Houston–) Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel company, has selected ABS as its fleet management software provider. Topaz will use the ABS Nautical...
June 4th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications | Read More

Optimizing Asset Performance: ABS Podium Session at Nor-Shipping 2015

Optimizing Asset Performance: ABS Podium Session at Nor-Shipping 2015
Kirsi Tikka Industry experts join panel session to debate trends and drivers impacting critical issues for owners and operators. (Houston –) ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, will host a Podium Session at the Nor-Shipping Exhibition...
June 3rd, 2015 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipmanagement | Read More

Polar Code Approval Establishes Industry Milestone

Polar Code Approval Establishes Industry Milestone
James Bond ABS supports IMO adoption of a mandatory Polar Code. (Houston –)  ABS, a leading provider of maritime and offshore classification services, is pleased that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has formally adopted the remaining parts of the International Code for Ships...
June 3rd, 2015 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies | Read More

ABS grants Approval in Principle to Brevik Independent Tank Type-B Gas Containment System

ABS grants Approval in Principle to Brevik Independent Tank Type-B Gas Containment System
Christopher Wiernicki Norwegian designer will use cylindrical tank concept for innovative small scale LNG carrier (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of maritime shipping and offshore classification services, has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to a new gas containment system concept designed in...
June 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

ABS Hosts Technical Committee Meetings

ABS Hosts Technical Committee Meetings
Christopher Wiernicki Industry experts convene to review proposed Rule changes and discuss how ABS research efforts can further technology advancement. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of maritime and offshore classification services, held its annual Marine Technical Committee and Offshore Technical...
May 9th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Technology | Read More

ABS Executive Chairs Forum at Sea Asia

ABS Executive Chairs Forum at Sea Asia
ABS Executive Vice President of Corporate Energy Development Ken Richardson says managing Big Data is critical to the future of offshore. (Singapore) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global marine and offshore industries, is participating in the Sea Asia conference 21-23...
April 20th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Energy, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More