American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Products and Services Vendor Certification and Verification

Approval and Certification for Products and Services

Easy, Efficient Approval and Certification

From service supplier approval to materials certification to type approval, ABS offers a wide range of services to support your approval and certification needs. With a long history of providing approval and certification services to both the marine and offshore industries, ABS has the knowledge and experience to assist with virtually any product or service. Our global workforce of accomplished surveyors and engineers deliver unparalleled flexibility and responsiveness to meet all of your approval and certification needs.

ABS also offers remote surveys and remote audits for existing ABS clients of Type Approval, Service Suppliers, and Equipment and Material Manufacturers. If you are an existing client of ABS and would like to order a remote survey or audit, refer to the guidance below on how to access the ABS Remote Survey platform. 


For ABS MyFreedom Portal Users: Remote Surveys and Audits

Getting Started with Remote Surveys and Audits

Existing clients can create a new account and order all eligible surveys remotely through the ABS MyFreedom Client Portal.
Once the survey or audit requests are submitted along with supporting information, an ABS surveyor reviews the request to ensure all criteria are met, including Flag State approval when necessary. Clients then have the option to interact within a mobile-friendly environment to easily capture and transmit all required videos, images and documentation while onboard in both a connected and disconnected environment that sync seamlessly. This allows you to order and conduct your remote surveys and audits – Anytime. Anywhere. Any Way.

Approval and Certification Services

TYPE APPROVAL SERVICES

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EU MUTUAL RECOGNITION: MANUFACTURERS

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WELDING AND NDE TESTING

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MATERIAL MANUFACTURERS

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CONTAINER CERTIFICATION SERVICES

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INDEPENDENT LAB FOR USCG

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SERVICE SUPPLIERS

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PERIODIC CONTAINER INSPECTIONS

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STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE

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EU MARINE EQUIPMENT DIRECTIVE

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EN 10204 TYPE 3.2 CERTIFICATION

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