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HYBRID ADVISORY

This Advisory offers a high level overview on hybrid electric power systems, the current status of the component technologies, the advantages and challenges of each, along with some of the applications

JACKUP SAFETY WHITE PAPER

The key to safety in jackup operations is constant risk management, and this white paper presents some of the challenges facing the global jackup fleet along with the research and development (R&D) efforts ABS has undertaken to address those challenges. 

SUBCHAPTER M PRESENTATION 

Learn the key elements of Subchapter M and the new comprehensive safety system that includes company compliance, vessel compliance, vessel standards, and oversight. 

in the marine and offshore industry FUEL SWITCHING ADVISORY

ABS first published a Fuel Switching Advisory Notice in March 2010. This 2014 Advisory provides a significant update and provides guidance to shipowners, operators and builders to identify potential risks associated with fuel switching and best practices associated with safe operations. 

IMO Polar Code Advisory

This Advisory Note offers a high level overview of the recently adopted International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (IMO Polar Code). Its objective is to introduce the various parts of the Polar Code to all stakeholders in the marine industry, each of whom will play an important role in continued Arctic and Antarctic maritime safety and environmental protection. 

LNG BUNKERING TECHNICAL & OPERATIONAL ADVISORY

In response to the industry's growing interest in gas propulsion, Report explores the benefits and challenges of natural gas power from the perspective of fuel providers and operators. 

BALLAST WATER TREATMENT ADVISORY

Assists industry in understanding and addressing the evolving regulatory regime of ballast water treatment (BWT), providing practical guidance to shipowners, operators and builders as they make important investment decisions concerning the best-suited technology in their operations.

NAVIGATING THE NORTHERN SEA ROUTE ADVISORY

Provides technical and regulatory information to promote safe shipping in Arctic waters, supporting shipowners and operators intending to transit the increasingly popular commercial shipping routes through the Arctic seas.

EXHAUST GAS SCRUBBER SYSTEMS ADVISORY

Aids vessel owners and operators in assessing the viability of utilizing exhaust scrubbers to meet current and forthcoming environmental requirements.

SHIP ENERGY EFFICIENCY MEASURES ADVISORY

Provides guidance on the wide range of options available to improve vessel efficiency, reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions. The Advisory assists owners, operators and other stakeholders in conducting the techno-economic analysis needed to meet the challenges of rising fuel costs and increasing environmental regulatory requirements.

ABS Technical Evaluation Services

To assist the maritime industry in tackling changing operational, safety, and regulatory dynamics ABS has developed a suite of technical evaluation services that leverage cutting-edge tools, models, and practices to find the right solution for each project. Services such as in-depth fleet and operational analysis, techno-economic evaluation, operational profile analysis and regulatory readiness review are just a few of the many options available to help make better informed decisions in vessel design, construction, operation, and maintenance.