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.
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.
By working together, LR and ABS have provided fully up-to-date straightforward tools for the whole industry to use when applying CSR.
ABS has published Guidance Notes presenting a method for subsea pipeline route determination that combines risk assessment techniques with Geographic Information System (GIS) technology.
ABS has published its guide for enhanced cargo tank cleaning applicable for vessels intended to carry oil in bulk and vessels intended to carry chemical cargo in bulk.
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.
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 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 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 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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