As vessels and stack heights continue to grow, the task of container deck firefighting is becoming even more challenging. ABS is at the forefront of this issue, publishing a Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for On-Deck Cargo Areas of Container Carriers (FOC Guide).
To build and adapt the next generation of containerships, owners and operators need a partner capable of delivering forward thinking solutions with lasting quality. ABS is the partner.
ABS has been at the forefront of containership classification and innovation since the first containership made its maiden voyage more than 50 years ago. Today, the world’s largest LNG-powered containerships and the most innovative ultra large containerships rely on ABS as their class society.
Throughout classification and technological development, ABS promotes vessel safety, enduring craftsmanship, energy efficiency and responsible environmental practices.
ABS’ global network of surveyors, engineers, researchers and regulatory specialists know the ins and outs of containerships, their role in the changing marketplace and how they can be efficiently and sustainably adapted to meet new industry standards.
Our team is ready to put its knowledge and decades of experience to work on your next containership project.
Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels
Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems
Guide for Application of Higher-Strength Hull Structural Thick Steel Plates in Container Carriers
Guidance Notes on Springing Assessment for Container Carriers
Guide for the Class Notation for Fire-Fighting Systems for On-Deck Cargo Areas of Container Carriers
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