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ABS Latest News

ABS unveils My Digital Fleet
In a significant step forward for the digitalization of the maritime industry, ABS launches ABS My Digital Fleet.
14 Oct 2020

ABS guides industry on harnessing digital potential
Two new industry-leading data and digital Advisories published by ABS.
16 Apr 2020

ABS is first in industry to accept 3D models for class surveys
Successful pilot project sees surveyors swap 2D drawings for digital models.
16 Apr 2020

ABS Nautical Systems, Hadi Hamad Al Hammam work together
NS software enables improved support for Middle East owner.
25 Apr 2017

Advanced asset integrity management solution
ABS Group has announced the release of a new offshore Asset Integrity Management (AIM) service focused on driving operational reliability, efficiency and profitability for asset owners and operators.
14 May 2015

ABS Group services assess offshore asset cybersecurity
Increased Internet and remote connectivity to offshore assets has exposed industrial control systems to targeted attacks and vulnerabilities previously obscured.
06 Jan 2014

ABS Appoints Chief Scientist for CFD
ABS announced the appointment of Dr. Richard Korpus as Chief Scientist, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). In the Chief Scientist role, Korpus will support the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and the organization through his focus on developing and applying CFD technology.
08 Nov 2013

ABS forms Asset Performance Management Group
ABS, announced the formation of the Asset Performance Management Group (APMG). The new organization integrates several existing services into a single team focused on complete life cycle performance services that complement traditional classification services.
24 Oct 2013

ABS donates $3m for New Jersey offshore engineering laboratory
Offshore classification services company American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has donated $3m to the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey (US), to create a new civil, mechanical and naval engineering laboratory complex.
21 Nov 2012

ABS partnership with Engineering Software Reliability Group
ABS, a Houston based provider of classification societies to the marine and offshore industry, has announced a partnership with Engineering Software Reliability Group (ESRG).
06 Sep 2012

ABS acquires Genesis Solutions - maintenance solutions company
Oil and gas risk management company ABS Group of Houston has acquired Genesis Solutions, a company based in Connecticut which makes software / solutions for maintenance and asset management.
24 Feb 2012

ABS produces guide for offshore control systems verification
Oil and gas risk management company ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) has developed a guide for "Integrated Software Quality Management (ISQM)" which can be used to test safety of integrated control systems on offshore platforms.
06 Jan 2012


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