The decarbonisation of shipping and the IMO targets for CO2 reductions by 2030 and 2050 have thrown open the question as to what will be the future fuel, or fuels, of the industry. It is a complex question with no single silver bullet, and one...
As decarbonising shipping becomes mission critical for the industry classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has launched a Global Sustainability Center in Singapore.
Classification society ABS has formally opened its new global headquarters in Houston, Texas.
American classification society ABS has issued guidance notes on the implementation of smart technology for owners, operators and equipment manufacturers in the marine and offshore industries.
Much is talked about digitalisation and how shipping can benefit but what is happening in practice to transform the way in which the shipping and maritime industries operate.
Early adopters of ballast water treatment systems continue to experience operational problems, delegates heard at the gmec (global marine environmental congress) organised by SMM in co-operation with Seatrade in Hamburg this week.
The reputation of China shipbuilders in the booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier market is rising with ABS granting Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding’s 174,000m3 GTT MARK III Flex LNG Carrier.
Scrubbers have become flavour of the month for large vessel owners to comply with the 2020 sulphur cap, however, ensuring compliant operations could prove difficult with Euronav chief Paddy Rodgers drawing a parallel with the oil water separator...
Pushing forward the boundaries on cleaner fuels, ABS has collaborated on the world’s first successful conversion of a slow-speed marine diesel engine to operate on Ethane as a fuel.
Classification society ABS and Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Jensen Maritime have completed a pilot project using three-dimensional (3D) computer-aided design (CAD) models to support the class design review process.