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Since its founding in 1862, promoting maritime safety has been the core commitment of ABS. Today, we strive to be the most efficient provider of marine and offshore classification services. We are achieving that goal through the innovative thinking, enthusiasm and professionalism of our staff. At ABS, setting standards of excellence in marine and offshore classification is more than a motto - it is the way we conduct business.