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Arista Shipping Embarks on Smart Shipping Journey with ABS

Arista Shipping

The deal is seen as the first step for Arista along the road to smart shipping operations.

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ABS Introduces Industry's 1st Guide to Tackle Boxship Fires


ABS's guide is addressing firefighting and safety systems of cargo holds of container vessels.

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ABS Unveils LNG Cargo Ready Notation for Ethane Carriers


ABS launches the industry’s first LNG Cargo Ready notation for ethane carriers.

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ABS, AEC Working Together on New Ultra Large Ethane Ships

ABS and AEC joint efforts

ABS is supporting the development of a fleet of 150,000 m³ ULECs, one of the biggest ethane carriers to be ordered.

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Jiangnan Shipyard Granted AIP for Two Gas Carrier Designs

Jiangnan Shipyard, ABS Approval in Principle

The Approvals in Principle (AIP) were received for a 91,000 m3 VLGC and a 99,000 m3 VLEC.

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ABS, Samsung Heavy Sign JDP for Digital Tech Incorporation

SHI ABS JDP signing

The JDP concerns the use of digital tech to streamline designing, building, and classing of assets.

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ABS, HHI Partner Up on D&D Concepts to Advance Ship Designs


ABS, HHI and HGS agree on a framework for the exchange of D&D concepts to apply to present and future ship designs.

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Samsung Heavy, ABS Team Up on Next-Generation LNG Carrier

Cooperation deal on LNG carrier development

The carrier will incorporate smart-ship technologies and advanced air lubrication system for improved efficiency.

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DSME Gets AiP for World’s Largest Ethane/Ethylene Carrier

DSME receiving Approval in Principle

The 165,000 cbm jumbo ethane/ethylene carriers would have IMO Type B cargo tanks made of Hi-MN steel.

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ABS, MOL Team Up on up to 14 New Gas Carriers


ABS and MOL sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on up to 14 new gas carriers.

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ABS Ready to Class Its First "Tri-Fuel" Ship

Harvey Gulf International Marine

ABS will class two offshore supply vessels being retrofitted with a battery/converter system.

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ABS Launches Low Carbon Shipping Outlook

ABS Outlook

Adopting alternative fuels will be a major challenge in reaching low-carbon shipping goals, ABS said.

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ABS, Google, SoftServe Working on AI Corrosion Detection

AI Corrosion Detection

The accuracy of the AI system was already demonstrated in a pilot project.

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ABS, CINS to Jointly Reduce Dangerous Goods Stowage Risks

A set of guidelines are to be published following a three-month trial.

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Hudong-Zhonghua Gets ABS AIPs for Two Gas Carrier Designs

Award of AIPs for Hudong-Zhonghua gas carrier designs

The new vessel designs are for a 200,000 cbm LNG carrier and a 147,000 cbm very large ethane carrier (VLEC).

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DSIC’s Two LNG-Powered Designs Win AIP from ABS


DSIC has secured Approval in Principle for two LNG-powered designs.

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ABS, Fleet Management Partner on Cyber Security

Cyber security

ABS Advanced Solutions, Fleet Management Limited reached a deal to partner up on cyber security.

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Interview: How Smart Are Your Ships?

Novak: smart functionality is part of the industry's journey to autonomy.

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Rolls-Royce Gets AiP for Hybrid Tug Propulsion System


Rolls-Royce has received an approval in principle from ABS for its hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs.

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HHI Receives First Cyber Security-Ready Notation from ABS

Cyber security

ABS issued HHI the first-of-its-kind Cyber Security-Ready Notation to a VLCC.

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ABS, Partners to Introduce Space Technology to LNG Shipping

LNG carrier

ABS, OceanFinance and Scorpius Space Launch Company (SSLC) are to adapt space technologies developed to LNG shipping.

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