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  • 15 October 2015

    Bestobell Marine said it has obtained full type approval from four class societies for its range of globe and check cryogenic valves.

  • 14 January 2013

    International classification society RINA Group has been chosen as the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) partner to support the development of Tasneef, a new classification society for the United Arab Emirates. Andrea di Bella, Area Manager Middle East, RINA Group, says, “We are very excited to have been chosen to assist the development of […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Classification society ABS announces the opening of an office in Stavanger, Norway to further extend its global reach and provide dedicated support to its growing Norwegian client base. Known for its leadership in offshore classification and technology, the society’s Stavanger office will be staffed with a professional team of offshore engineers and surveyors focused on […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    International classification society RINA Group has been chosen as the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) partner to support the development of Tasneef, a new classification society for the United Arab Emirates. Emirates Classification – Tasneef has been established in Abu Dhabi and plans to expand with future worldwide offices. Working in partnership with RINA, […]

  • 17 November 2011

    ABS President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher J. Wiernicki has warned that a move into ship design by some class societies creates a fundamental conflict of interest with their role as independent providers of safety approval and certification. Wiernicki used his keynote address at the Houston Mare Forum USA conference to question the rationale of […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    ABS President and Chief Executive Officer Christopher J. Wiernicki has warned that a move into ship design by some class societies creates a fundamental conflict of interest with their role as independent providers of safety approval and certification. Wiernicki used his keynote address at the Houston Mare Forum USA conference to question the rationale of […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at the 150th Annual Members Meeting of the classification society on 24 April 2012, in New York, ABS Chairman Robert D. Somerville reported that every sector of the ABS enterprise “contributed to another year of record performance in terms of the size of the ABS-classed fleet and strong orderbook.” ABS will continue to use […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Strong growth in the numbers of ships being transferred into BV class has pushed the Bureau Veritas classed fleet past the 100 million gross tonnes milestone. At the end of the first half of 2014 BV classed 10,700 ships totalling over 100 m gt. Philippe Donche-Gay, Executive Vice President and Head of BV’s Marine & Offshore […]

  • 5 September 2014

    Strong growth in the numbers of ships being transferred into BV class has pushed the Bureau Veritas classed fleet past the 100 million gross tonnes milestone. At the end of the first half of 2014 BV classed 10,700 ships totalling over 100 m gt. Philippe Donche-Gay, Executive Vice President and Head of BV’s Marine & […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of global maritime classification services, has been named Best Class Society at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards. The award recognized ABS’ contribution to classification services in the Middle East region, where it has expanded its regional workforce and training capabilities to meet the needs of a diverse […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK officially announced that its register had surged past the 200 million gross ton mark on 28 May 2012. ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru Ueda announced the historic achievement at a party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the London office, which was attended by many of the leaders of […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of global maritime classification services, has received the Safety and Quality Award at the 10th Anniversary of the Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards. The award recognizes ABS’ contribution to promoting safety, judged on key indicators including investment in safety training, social and environmental responsibility and its contribution and commitment […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has announced that its register surpassed the 8000 ship milestone, totaling 8036 ships of 206,927,557 gross tons as of the end of August 2012. The Society’s register topped 6000 ships in 1989 and reached 7000 in 2008. With the total number of registered ships topping 8000 vessels this August, more than 1000 ships have […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      With energy efficiency at the forefront of today’s environmental agenda, Maran Tankers Management Inc. (MTM), the largest tanker operator in Greece, has collaborated with class society ABS in the development, review and revision of their Company and Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (CEEMP/SEEMP). The plan provides a mechanism for identifying measures aimed at maximizing […]

  • 30 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    World leading classification society ClassNK was awarded the Safety Award at for its efforts to ensure the safe carriage of nickel ore cargoes at the Lloyd’s List Global Awards on 26 September 2012. The Lloyd’s List Global Awards, held each year in London by leading maritime media company Informa, recognize companies and individuals from around […]

  • 29 August 2006

    SeaOne Maritime Corp. is calling upon the extensive marine gas handling and transportation experience of class society ABS to class and certify the proposed conversion of several existing 150,000 dwt. suezmax oil tankers to Compressed Gas Liquid Carriers (CGLCs). According to ABS Project Manager Philip Rynn, this is unique for industry as the gas processing […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK was selected as the best classification society in the Middle East and Indian subcontinent by receiving the Classification Society Award at Lloyd’s List Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2012, which was held on 16 October 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. The Lloyd’s List Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards, awards […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Roxtec Services AB has received an official approval for inspection and maintenance services of cable and pipe transits from the classification society Lloyd’s Register. This approval sets new standards for long-term safety at sea, Roxtec said. Roxtec Services AB offers onsite inspections, supervision and maintenance work concerning cable and pipe transits on ships and offshore […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    International certification body and classification society DNV GL has entered into a bilateral framework agreement for cooperation with the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS). DNV GL’s Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen and Konstantin Palnikov, Director General of RS, signed the cooperation agreement between both class societies at the RS head office in St. Petersburg. During their meeting, the representatives discussed […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ship classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has classed its first vessel under the Lebanese flag.

  • 18 May 2012

    Ensco plc has selected ABS as the class society for its advanced-capability, ultra deepwater drillship to be built at the Samsung Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd (SHI) Shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. The ENSCO DS-8 will be the sixth Samsung DP3 drillship in the fleet and will extend the benefits of Ensco’s fleet standardization strategy. With […]

  • 7 May 2014

    ”Being a surveyor used to be on every seagoing engineer’s wish list”, says Dick Pronk, who started as a surveyor at ABS Europe in 1997 and who became country manager the Netherlands at the same company in October 2013. With roots in coastal shipping and dredging, Pronk came ashore in 1995 and started working as […]