Posts Tagged ‘ABS’

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance

Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance
l to r: John Kokarakis, Tom Perlich, Sotiris Raptis and Helena Athoussaki Hellenic American Maritime Forum, Day 2: Addressing industry’s key issues to stay ahead of compliance The second day of the inaugural Hellenic American Maritime Forum was successfully concluded on Thursday 30rd of May, at...
May 31st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry
The latest Inductees to the Greek Shipping Hall of Fame – George S. Coumantaros (1922-2016) and John P. Goulandris (1907-1950). Greek Shipping Hall of Fame unveils 2018 Inductees, highlighting glorious past of Greek shipping industry Glittering event in Athens supports children’s charity...
April 11th, 2019 | Associations, Events, News, Story of the Month | Read More

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, the Hellenic Technical Committee Chairman and ABS Global Ship Systems Center Director, closed the meeting and thanked all members The third ABS Hellenic Technical Committee meeting took place on November 21st at The Margi Hotel outside of Athens, Greece. More than 40 distinguished...
December 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces
Visit RIMs at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Hall B2, EG stand 109 RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) continues in their quest in the practical integration of drone technology in the world maritime surveying with yet another class society approval for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones)...
August 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

Common Structural Rules Software updated with 2018 rules and fatigue assessment improvements

Common Structural Rules Software updated with 2018 rules and fatigue assessment improvements
Nick Brown Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance for latest CSR requirements 15 August 2018 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ABS, has released a software update that simplifies compliance with current and pending IACS Common...
August 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

ABS & Probunkers Sign JDP for Fleet of LNG Bunkers

ABS & Probunkers Sign JDP for Fleet of LNG Bunkers
An artist’s impression of PRO 1 Project key to building a reliable global-scale bunkering network  Athens, Greece, June 27th 2018 – ABS has signed a pioneering Joint Development Program (JDP) with  probunkers  to provide technical support as they embark on designing a fleet of specialist...
June 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager during his presentation ABS Hong Kong hosted a seminar on “Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval” last November as part of Hong Kong Maritime Week activities. The aim of the seminar was to increase the participants’ awareness of the significant...
February 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award
Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki presented Dr. Chris Leontopoulos with the first ever ABS Chairman’s Chair Award for Technical Leadership in ABS’s Athens, Greece, office. Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager of Machinery and Industry Systems, has built a stellar reputation...
June 13th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Two new SEA\LNG partners as pace quickens for LNG

Two new SEA\LNG partners as pace quickens for LNG
29 November, 2016, London. SEA\LNG – which works to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel – has welcomed two new partners, each representing key aspects of the LNG maritime value chain. The recent decision by the International Maritime Organization...
November 29th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Technology | Read More

Project Forward in talks with Shell LNG to support next phase

Project Forward in talks with Shell LNG to support next phase
Visualisation of Project Forward LNG-fueled bulk carrier. Image credit: Deltamarin Innovative project for globally-trading LNG-powered vessels will work with energy major Shell to investigate potential LNG supply options and requirements Athens, Greece, September 26, 2016. Project Forward and Shell...
September 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS, Keppel Define JDPs to Accelerate Innovation

ABS, Keppel Define JDPs to Accelerate Innovation
Derek-Novak Industry partners address critical technology challenges. (Singapore) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the offshore industry, is pursuing multiple major joint development projects (JDPs) with Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech). The JDPs will...
June 28th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technology | Read More

ABS Launches Industries’ First CyberSafetyTM Series…

ABS Launches Industries’ First CyberSafetyTM Series…
Christopher Wiernicki ABS Launches Industries’ First CyberSafetyTM Series with Cybersecurity Guidance Note Risk-based asset management program addresses key cyber issues, shares best practices for safety and security in marine and offshore environments (Houston)  ABS, a leading provider of classification...
February 4th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

ABS, COSCO Sign Cooperation Agreement

ABS, COSCO Sign Cooperation Agreement
Parties bring together technical capabilities on trans-Arctic shipping (Shanghai) ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the global marine industry, has signed a Cooperation Agreement on Trans-Arctic Shipping Development with China Ocean Shipping (Group) Company (COSCO). ABS Greater...
February 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Shipmanagement | Read More

ABS Classes the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Installation Vessel

ABS Classes the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Installation Vessel
ABS-classed unit meets changing offshore support needs (Houston — ) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has announced that the ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest and most advanced wind farm installation and offshore construction...
November 30th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

Jensen Maritime Providing Design for Two New 120-foot Tugboats

Jensen Maritime Providing Design for Two New 120-foot Tugboats
(SEATTLE; October 20, 2015) ­– Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering company, was recently selected to provide the ABS Class and functional designs for two, new 120-foot twin screw tugboats for Ice Flow, LLC dba Nichols Brothers Boat...
October 20th, 2015 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Classification Societies to Play Leading Role in SHIPPINGInsight 2015

Classification Societies to Play Leading Role in SHIPPINGInsight 2015
NORFOLK, Va. – Sept. 29, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) Senior executives from the world’s leading classification societies will play a prominent role in the SHIPPINGInsight 2015 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition, which convenes Oct. 13-14 in Stamford, Conn. Leading the way is ABS, a...
September 29th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Jensen-Designed LNG ATB receives “Approval in Principle” by ABS

Jensen-Designed LNG ATB receives “Approval in Principle” by ABS
Ocean-Rated Concept Ideal for Mobile Bunkering in Nearly any Waterway (SEATTLE; July 27, 2015) – A Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB) has been granted “approval in principle” by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). The...
July 27th, 2015 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

International Association of Classification Societies Welcomes New Chairman

International Association of Classification Societies Welcomes New Chairman
Christopher Wiernicki Changing of the guard follows 71st meeting of IACS Council (Houston) Christopher J. Wiernicki, the Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, a leading provider of maritime shipping and offshore classification services, was elected Chairman of the International Association of Classification...
July 14th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IACS, Person Profiles | Read More

Sailors’ Society Singapore Maritime Week round-up

Sailors’ Society Singapore Maritime Week round-up
Chris Stone, Bibby Ship Management, joint headline sponsor of the Sailors’ Society Singapore Drinks Reception, and Jan Webber, Sailors’ Society Record attendance at maritime charity’s Singapore Drinks Reception in a week that also saw the launch of two new projects and over US$500, 000...
May 6th, 2015 | Charity, HR | Read More

ABS Extends General Design Approval for KC-1 LNG Cargo Containment System Design

ABS Extends General Design Approval for KC-1 LNG Cargo Containment System Design
Extended work scope includes strength assessment of the new membrane type under sloshing loads. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the maritime industry, has granted extended general design approval for the KC-1 LNG cargo containment system (CCS). The new...
January 6th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Egypt seminar spotlights OSV market changes

Egypt seminar spotlights OSV market changes
On 19 October 2014, ABS hosted an Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) seminar in Alexandria, Egypt, where the subjects of new-generation OSVs and sector evolution were presented. The seminar brought together ABS representatives from Dubai, Singapore, Japan and Houston, who explained current market trends and...
November 20th, 2014 | Classification Societies | Read More

ABS to Develop Design Criteria for Subsea Pipelines

ABS to Develop Design Criteria for Subsea Pipelines
Hyundai Heavy Industries has awarded ABS a contract to develop subsea pipeline design and training guidelines in support of FEED. (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has announced the award of a contract from South Korean shipyard Hyundai...
November 11th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Construction, Energy, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS Awards Approval in Principle for First Cylindrical FLNG Production Unit Design

ABS Awards Approval in Principle for First Cylindrical FLNG Production Unit Design
ABS A3_HiLoadLNG Offshore Transfer System – Illustration The Sevan FLNG design concept approved by ABS provides for a stable platform in deep water, harsh environments and cyclonic conditions. (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has...
November 10th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Construction, LNG, LPG, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Howard Fireman Awarded Prestigious David W. Taylor Medal

Howard Fireman Awarded Prestigious David W. Taylor Medal
Howard Fireman SNAME recognizes ABS executive for contributions to naval architecture. (Houston) The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) awarded its highest technical honor, the David W. Taylor Medal for notable achievement in naval architecture or marine engineering, to Howard...
November 5th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, HR, Technical, Technology | Read More

From Eco ships to eco-shipping

From Eco ships to eco-shipping
As you read these lines, one of the most important conferences ever held in London, the administrative capital of Shipping, on the “Ship Efficiency: THE EVENT Conference 2014” at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, is underway. Organised by specialists Fathom Eco-Efficiency Consultants...
October 1st, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Featured, HR, IMarEST, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Shipfinance, Story of the Month | Read More