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ABS to Class Kyklades Maritime's Two New VLCCs

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ABS will class two new very large crude carriers ordered by Kyklades Maritime Corporation (KMC).

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SHI Gets ABS Cyber Approval for Smart Ship Solution

ABS and SHI collaborate on research for smart shipping solutions.

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ABS Grants AIP for Hyundai Heavy's FPSO Hull Design

Hyundai Heavy has received an Approval in Principle (AIP) for its FPSO hull design from ABS.

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Hudong-Zhonghua’s VLEC Gets AIP from ABS

ABS has granted AIP for a new very large ethane carrier concept developed by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding.

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ABS to Class North America's LNG Bunker Barge

ABS was selected by Q-LNG, LLC, to class an Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) for LNG bunkering in North America.

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ABS: Class, Insurance Should Jointly Work on Cyber Safety

Chairman of the classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has called upon marine insurance and ...

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Dorian LPG Hires ABS to Study the Use of LPG as Marine Fuel

US-based ship owner and operator Dorian LPG has engaged the classification society ABS to evaluate the use of ...

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ABS, GasLog Demonstrate New Method to Predict LNG BOR

Classification society ABS and owner and operator of LNG carriers GasLog LNG Services have completed a joint ...

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ABS Grants AIP for HHI FLNG Hull

Classification organization ABS has given Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for ...

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ABS: 43 Pct of Installed BWMS Considered 'Problematic'

57 percent of ballast water management (BWM) systems installed on vessels were being operated, while the rest were ...

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ABS, Partners to Advance Autonomous Shipping

Houston-based classification society ABS has joined the Unmanned Cargo Ship Development Alliance to work with ...

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ABS Classes US-Built Liquefied Gas Barge

US-based classification society ABS has classed the Harvest, an articulated tug barge (ATB) purpose-built to ...

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Interview: Owners Lack Trust in BWMS Technical Capability

As the entrance into force of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) approaches, the industry’s ...

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KHI's New LNG Tank Design to Expand Carrying Capacity

Houston-based classification society ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for a new MOSS-type LNG tank design ...

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ABS Grants Approval to Chiyoda’s FLNG Power Plant Concept

Houston-based classification society ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) for a floating LNG power plant and ...

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ABS Simplifies MRV Compliance

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has launched ABS Nautical Systems NS Voyage Manager to ...

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ABS to Help DSME Develop FLNG Design

Classification society ABS has signed an agreement with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine ...

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ABS: Connectivity Is Key for Smarter Industry Decisions

As the marine industry moves to harness the potential of data to make smarter decisions, connectivity will be a key ...

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ABS Issues Guidance for Classing LNG Regasification Vessels

US-based classification society ABS has published a guide for building and classing regasification vessels, ...

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Algoship's Dual-Fuel Bulker Design Gets ABS Clearance

The Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel design concept developed by Algoship Designers of Nassau, Bahamas has ...

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ABS First to Get EU MRV Credentials

Houston-based classification society ABS has received accreditation by Greece’s National Accreditation Body, the ...

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