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.

ABS Awards AIP for HHI FLNG Hull

ABS has granted approval in principle (AIP) to a Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) hull design. The new HHI design targets near-shore North America shale gas exports.

ABS, MARIC Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

ABS has signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement MARIC to expand collaboration, focusing on operational efficiency and environmental performance in both the offshore and marine sectors.

ABS to class LNG bunker barge

  ABS has been selected to class an LNG bunker barge under construction at Conrad Orange Shipyard, Inc for WesPac…

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