ABS provides Subchapter M support to Blessey Marine

ABS announced that has been awarded a Third Party Organization contract by Blessey Marine Services, Inc., owner and operator of a fleet of inland towing vessels and tank barges, to support compliance with US Coast Guard Subchapter M requirements.

ABS Group provides Human Systems Integration services to USCG

USCG and ABS Group entered into agreement which focus on the multiple domains associated with HSI including human factors engineering, manpower, personnel, performance support and training, system safety, habitability and personnel survivability for systems under development.

ABS Nautical Systems expands operations in India

ABS Nautical Systems (NS) is expanding its operations in Pune, India by more than 30% to keep pace with the substantial growth experienced in 2015. The move to a major IT park will better serve both the NS staff and customers and will allow NS to increase the pace of product development. As a part of this expansion, NS will be hiring staff in all positions including Development, Customer Service, QA and Consulting.

IACS Chairman drives industry safety improvements

ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki concludes his term as Chairman of the IACS encouraging the organization to continue setting high standards for performance and raising the bar of excellence.

ABS, Capital improve propulsion shaft monitoring

ABS and Capital have collaborated to install an advanced condition monitoring system on the propulsion shafting of the Capital managed vessel M/T Agisilaos, a 36,700 dwt, Ice Class 1A IMO II/III Chemical/Product Tanker, built in 2006.

ABS issues guide for fatigue assessment

ABS has issued a guidance on spectral- based fatigue analysis for vessels. This Guide provides information about the optional classification notation, SFA (years) which is available to qualifying vessels as described in 1-1-3/21 of the ABS Rules for Conditions of Classification.

ABS Releases New Condition Montoring Guidance

ABS has published two documents to help industry with condition monitoring. The new ABS Guidance Notes on Condition Monitoring Techniques helps owners choose appropriate monitoring techniques, and the ABS Guide for Surveys Based on Machinery Reliability and Maintenance Techniques provides updated methodologies for achieving classification notations applied to machinery reliability and maintenance management programs.


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