Wind turbine installation vessel: Flexible design capable of navigating port constraints

ABS AIP for COSCO WTIV designed by Friede and Goldman

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted approval in principle (AIP) for a design for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) for China Ocean Shipping Company Limited (COSCO) by Friede and Goldman (F&G). The design […]

Alfa Laval Aalborg Boiler at the Alfa Laval Test & Training Centre

ABS grants Alfa Laval the marine industry’s first approval in principle (AIP) for firing boilers with methanol

Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol. Alfa Laval received an approval in principle (AIP) on 4 November 2021, based […]

Decarbonisation potential of emerging battery technologies explored

ABS evaluates the latest battery technologies

The potential of emerging battery technologies to contribute to the decarbonisation of shipping is explored in the latest sustainability technology guidance from ABS. Emerging Battery Technologies in the Maritime Industry covers the different technologies relevant […]

The ABS-classed ‘Rayah’, Bahri’s first gas-ready VLCC

ABS classes Bahri’s first gas-ready VLCC

The ABS-classed Rayah, Bahri’s first gas-ready very large crude carrier (VLCC), has been delivered. The 319,000 DWT double-hull oil carrier was built by International Maritime Industries (IMI) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) at HHI’s shipyard […]

ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki

ABS, HHI and KSOE collaborate on green hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage

Ahead of COP26, ABS, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) have announced two landmark joint development projects (JDPs) to develop decarbonisation technologies to support global sustainability ambitions. The JDPs address […]