ABS and Sea Forrest have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive advancements in maritime electrification technologies.
upported by the new ABS Electrification Center in Singapore, the agreement will cover projects for electric vessels, shore charging infrastructure along with related industry standards and marine classification requirements.
ABS is well-positioned to use our deep industry knowledge to advance emerging battery technologies and shore power connection technologies to understand the risks of electrified vessels and to support infrastructure planning as ports become increasingly electrified and connected.
… said Gareth Burton, ABS Vice President, Technology.
ABS and Sea Forrest also intend to collaborate on a project to study the pertinent safety considerations for the development of fire resilient battery room or enclosure designs. In response to this collaboration, Sea Forrest CEO George Lee, stated that this partnership underscores their commitment to advancing cleaner energy solutions in the maritime sector.