ABS announced it was assigned Recognized Organization (RO) status by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND). ABS is now authorized to survey non-combatant vessels and undertake certification activities in key hazard areas identified by the Naval Ship Code.
ABS provides trusted technical advisory services for government vessels anywhere around the globe. Our team delivers unequaled experience accumulated over 100 years of work with the US Navy, US Coast Guard, and other government ship owners supporting uninterrupted global force projection, law enforcement, research, survey, and logistics operations. ABS is the world’s most experienced and largest Government class society, with more than 200 classed government vessels.
Our comprehensive portfolio of services supports every phase of a government vessel’s life cycle – from concept refinement and detailed design and construction through the entire service life.
Nearly 4,000 ABS technical professionals around the world provide the experience, knowledge, and professional judgement to deliver safe and reliable vessel operations. Regardless of your fleet’s location, age, or vessel type, our team of subject matter and technical specialists can help you achieve your goals.