Posted on May 04, 2017
Left to right: Seyfettin Tatli, Country Manager, Turkey; Jan Otto de Kat, Technical Director, Energy Efficiency; Soren Hansen, Assistant Director, Vessel Performance.
ABS Hosted Seminar on Operational and Environmental Performance, April 12th, ISTANBUL, MARRIOTT HOTEL, ASIA
More than 100 shipowners, operators, design companies, shipyards, equipment vendors and ship management companies joined ABS at a seminar in Istanbul on April 12 to hear the latest on Operational and Environmental Performance.
By necessity, the shipping industry is adopting a more energy-efficient transportation model. ABS is providing guidance and new tools to aid ship owners and operators make informed decisions along the way. ABS personnel provided an insight into how we are working with clients to assist with vessel performance management and the EU MRV requirements.
Soren Hansen, Assistant Director, Vessel Performance, ABS, provided an overview on the purpose of having a Vessel Performance Management System with demonstrations of the ABS Vessel Performance software working in real time.
In addition, Jan Otto De Kat, Technical Director, ABS, discussed ABS capabilities on the development of energy efficient designs and evaluation of different solutions from a techno-economical perspective.
This seminar concluded with an update on the latest environmental regulations and challenges, both near and longer term.
The high attendance at this seminar highlights the importance placed on environmental regulatory issues, compliance and performance by ship owners and operators
The ABS seminar program is integral to the provision of advice and practical guidance on the implications and implementation of new maritime regulations.