Shipping experts discuss decarbonisation and technology

During ABS’ event in Athens, representatives from the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Chevron Shipping Company and Clarkson Research Services, gathered to discuss the role technology plays in the shipping industry and the path to IMO 2050.

Panos Zachariadis receives GREEN4SEA Personality Award

SAFETY4SEA is pleased to announce that Mr. Panos Zachariadis, Atlantic Bulk Carriers has received the 2019 GREEN4SEA Personality Award, sponsored by ABS, at a prestigious award ceremony which successfully concluded on March, 12th at Yacht Club of Greece in Athens, the evening ahead of the 2019 GREEN4SEA Conference. Mr. Panos Zachariadis, Technical Director, Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management Ltd, received the award for contributing to the Hellenic Shipping Industry on various technical and environmental aspects

New partnership to support Ghana’s offshore industry

ABS announced the forming of a joint venture with Notabene Classification Limited, in order to offer regulatory and technical support services, including key classification services to the upstream oil and gas market in Ghana. 

ABS, DSME to cooperate on FLNG concept

The American Bureau of Shipping announced that signed an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. to support safety and apply class guidance to a conceptual Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) unit.

ABS issues guidance on LNG FSRU vessels

The American Bureau of Shipping has published the “ABS Guide for Building and Classing LNG Regasification Vessels”, outlining guidance for classing LNG regasification vessels.

World’s first VLEC loads first ethane shipment

The world’s first Very Large Ethane Carrier (VLEC), Ethane Crystal, has loaded its first shipment of ethane cargo at Enterprise Products Partner’s Morgan’s Point Terminal. The VLEC which features a length of 227.85 meters and a width of 36.49 meters, was classed by ABS in November.

Landmark JIP signed for offshore design standards

ABS convened industry partners at the Offshore Technology Conference on Wednesday, May 4, to sign a memorandum of understanding establishing a unified joint industry project (JIP) for standardization.

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