Inland Vessels

Safely Navigating Inland Waterways

While there are some similarities between trans-ocean and inland river navigation, the physical infrastructure of a geographical river area presents unique challenges and opportunities. Inland vessel work is versatile in nature, highlighted by their ability to travel thousands of miles of inland rivers. 


ABS offers an independent and uncompromised perspective on safety and environmental protection for our members and clients in the inland and intercoastal towing vessel industry. With extensive geographic coverage and dedicated teams of surveyors and engineers, ABS is prepared to assist owners and operators in meeting their compliance needs.