Bulk Carriers

Bulk Carriers

Report Reveals Key Insights into Ballast Water Management Systems

Based on input provided by owners and operators with BWM systems on board their vessels, the report covers a range of topics, including installation, commissioning and operations of BWM systems.

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Bulk carriers represent a significant portion of the ABS-classed fleet. Our classing, engineering and related technical services cover all bulk carrier designs and sizes, from handy and handymax to capesize and very large ore carriers (VLOCs).

From the earliest stages of the carrier design process, ABS engineers and surveyors work closely with shipbuilders worldwide to provide technical assistance and guidance for compliance with ABS Rules and other applicable regulations.

ABS applies deep technical knowledge and extensive practical experience when establishing standards for the safe operation and performance efficiency of bulk carriers.

Conscious of the challenges facing the bulker sector, ABS researchers and technicians continue to pioneer solutions to serve today’s fleet, including standards to minimize fuel costs and maximize vessel efficiency. 

Our global network of engineers, surveyors and professionals provide technical support and innovative guidance to ABS-classed vessels throughout their service cycle.

We are here to assist you with your next bulk carrier project.