ABS has published the ABS Guide for LNG Fuel Ready Vessels to support members and clients in preparing newbuildings for future conversion to gas propulsion. The Guide formalizes the process for clients who wish to plan for conversion to LNG fuel at a future date by providing a detailed review and approval and an associated class notation.
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.
The Polar Code introduces a broad spectrum of new binding regulations covering elements of ship design, construction, onboard equipment and machinery, operational procedures, training standards, and pollution prevention.
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.
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.