Marine

ABS to Class LNG-fueled Short-sea Containerships for Nordic Hamburg

ABS has been chosen to class two LNG-fueled containerships to be built in China for German owner GNS Shipping/Nordic Hamburg.

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A Global Leader in Marine Classification

No other classification society in the world has the depth and breadth of experience of ABS across all major sectors of the marine industry.

Since its inception in 1862, ABS has been a global leader in marine safety. With nearly 4,000 technical professionals positioned around the world, the ABS team has the experience, knowledge and professional judgment to assist members and clients in developing their marine projects.

Today ABS is on the cutting edge of technologies related to vessel performance, LNG as marine fuel and the latest design techniques. Our professionals are also up to date on the latest in regulatory requirements and best practices of the marine industry.

No matter the type of vessel or the location of construction, ABS professionals stand ready to help with the complete life cycle of your project.


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For more than 150 years, ABS has been at the forefront of maritime safety. Today ABS is a global leader in classification services to the marine and offshore industries.

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Whether seeking certification to statutory requirements or for your management systems, ABS has the experience and capabilities to meet your needs.

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ABS Type Approval is available for a wide range of products for marine and offshore applications, industrial plant and processes and the information technology sector.

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