Posts Tagged ‘ABS’

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

ABS Welcomes First Japanese-Flagged Carrier to its Classed Fleet

ABS Welcomes First Japanese-Flagged Carrier to its Classed Fleet
Derek Novak Transfer of flag follows ABS’ designation as Recognized Organization  4 September 2014 – (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification services to the maritime and offshore industries, has added the first Japanese-flagged vessel to its classed fleet after having been awarded...
September 4th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Flags | Read More

ABS to Class First Self-Elevating Unit Built in Qatar

ABS to Class First Self-Elevating Unit Built in Qatar
Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine’s LB310S lift boat will be the first self-elevating unit built by the shipyard and the first built in Qatar. 27 August 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, was selected by Nakilat-Keppel Offshore...
August 27th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ABS Opens Beijing Office

ABS Opens Beijing Office
Office expands best-in-class service for the Chinese market. 26 August 2014 – (Houston) ABS, a leading global provider of classification services to the marine and offshore industries, announces the opening of a new office in Beijing. This move shows ABS’ determination in expanding best-in-class...
August 26th, 2014 | Accessories, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Rowan Takes Delivery of Second Drillship Built Using ISQM

Rowan Takes Delivery of Second Drillship Built Using ISQM
Christopher Wiernicki The Rowan Resolute underscores the value of Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM). 26 August 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, continues to improve construction and integration timeliness with...
August 26th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Energy, IT and Communications | Read More

ABS, Maritime Administration Reaffirm Longstanding Relationship with New MOA

ABS, Maritime Administration Reaffirm Longstanding Relationship with New MOA
Christopher Wiernicki Agreement establishes continuous improvement process, leveraging latest technology to enhance efficiency and effectiveness 31 July 2014 – (Washington, DC) The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a leading provider of international marine classification services, and the US...
July 31st, 2014 | Classification Societies, Flags, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Tourism | Read More

ABS & MPA Ink MOU to Collaborate on Maritime Research & Development

ABS & MPA Ink MOU to Collaborate on Maritime Research & Development
Derek Novak and Andrew Tan 24 July 2014 – (Singapore) ABS, a leading provider of global marine and offshore classification services, and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) today to promote maritime research and development (R&D) and...
July 24th, 2014 | Classification Societies, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DSME & ABS Collaborate on First LNG Fueled Drillship

DSME & ABS Collaborate on First LNG Fueled Drillship
Dr. Hoseong Lee 2 July 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop the industry’s first LNG...
July 2nd, 2014 | Drill ships, Energy, LNG, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Intersleek®1100SR fouling control system wins Clean Shipping category at 2014 Seatrade awards

Intersleek®1100SR fouling control system wins Clean Shipping category at 2014 Seatrade awards
The Seatrade Awards were presented by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal First biocide-free foul release technology to tackle ‘slime’ celebrated by industry AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business, the supplier of International® advanced hull coatings, has received the Clean Shipping award at...
April 15th, 2014 | Awards, Technology | Read More

Rowan Renaissance First Vessel Built Using ISQM

Rowan Renaissance First Vessel Built Using ISQM
Christopher Wiernicki A new high-specification ultra-deepwater drillship proves the value of Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM). 26 March 2014 – (Houston) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has achieved an industry first with the...
March 26th, 2014 | Classification Societies | Read More

The MT “Prestige” Master, Captain Mangouras, Innocent of Environmental Crime

The MT “Prestige” Master, Captain Mangouras, Innocent of Environmental Crime
A Spanish court found the crew of the M/V Prestige and the Spanish Merchant Navy not guilty for criminal responsibility of the sinking of the oil tanker on November 13, 2002. It was Spain’s worst ever environmental disaster. (source: Captain Frank Marmol) The Prestige sank off Spain’s...
November 15th, 2013 | At the end of the day..., Classification Societies, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Environment, Flags, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Ocean Shipping, Oceanology, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Jim Watson Delivers Keynote Address at Ferries 2013

Jim Watson Delivers Keynote Address at Ferries 2013
ABS takes the lead in developing LNG as fuel in North America 7 November 2013 – (Houston) Jim Watson, President and COO of the ABS Americas Division, told participants at Marine Log’s Ferries 2013 conference on Monday, 4 November, that LNG is changing the landscape of the marine industry and...
November 7th, 2013 | Car trade, Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

ABS Forms Global Gas Solutions Team

ABS Forms Global Gas Solutions Team
Christopher Wiernicki New team addresses market needs specific to LNG/LPG. (Houston, TX –)ABS, a leading provider of global maritime classification services, has taken another step forward to meet industry needs with the formation of the ABS Global Gas Solutions Team to leverage the organization’s...
September 4th, 2013 | Classification Societies, LNG, LPG, News | Read More

ABS Surpasses 200 Million Gross Tons

ABS Surpasses 200 Million Gross Tons
Christopher Wiernicki ABS Surpasses 200 Million Gross Tons Class society continues strong growth (Houston, TX—) ABS, a leading provider of maritime classification services, today announced that its registered fleet has surpassed 200 million gross tons. Approximately 12, 000 vessels representing...
July 24th, 2013 | Classification Societies | Read More

Wiernicki is ABS’ new leader!

Wiernicki is ABS’ new leader!
Christopher J. Wiernicki (pictures on the right) takes the Helm at ABS & ABS Group of Companies New leadership will chart the class of the future 24 April 2013   (Houston, TX—) ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore and marine industries, announces a change...
April 24th, 2013 | News | Read More