Tag: <span>ABS</span>

ABS launches smart emissions reporting tool
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ABS launches smart emissions reporting tool

ABS has added another smart digital tool to its environmental compliance support for shipowners and operators. ABS Emissions Reporter allows vessel operators to input and monitor their IMO Data Collection System (DCS) and EU Monitoring Reporting and Verification (MRV) review process with ease and efficiency. The easy-to-use, self-service application tracks the status of the verification...

ABS uses AI-powered tool to detect corrosion with 98 per cent accuracy
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ABS uses AI-powered tool to detect corrosion with 98 per cent accuracy

Results from the initial application of the unique ABS Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered Corrosion Detection digital solution show it has identified corrosion with 98.9 per cent accuracy. An ABS client recently deployed the ABS AI Corrosion Detection tool to examine two vessels to develop an accurate assessment of their coating conditions and the presence of...

Diana Shipping rolls out ABS digital sustainability solution
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Diana Shipping rolls out ABS digital sustainability solution

Diana Shipping Services (DSS) has signed an agreement with ABS to implement the ABS Environmental Monitor digital sustainability solution across 31 vessels under its management. A key part of the ABS My Digital Fleet risk management platform, ABS Environmental Monitor is a cloud-based application leveraging vessel waste stream and emissions data to provide transparent reporting...

Polar Tankers tests 3D printed parts on tanker
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Polar Tankers tests 3D printed parts on tanker

ABS, Sembcorp Marine, 3D Metalforge and Polar Tankers have successfully fabricated, tested, and installed functional additive manufactured parts onboard the oil tanker Endeavor. Traditionally, parts used in shipbuilding and repair are manufactured via casting or forging techniques. For this project, the consortium aimed to utilise Additive Manufacturing (AM) to fabricate three types of parts that...

ABS launches digital solution for sustainable marine operations
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ABS launches digital solution for sustainable marine operations

ABS has launched the Environmental Monitor as part of its My Digital Fleet risk management platform. ABS Environmental Monitor is a comprehensive digital sustainability solution to help shipowners achieve their sustainability goals by leveraging multiple data sources, including vessel routing, waste stream, operations, and emissions data, to provide transparent reporting. ABS Environmental Monitor aims to:...

Singapore study to explore the potential for ammonia as a marine fuel
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Singapore study to explore the potential for ammonia as a marine fuel

ABS, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, and the Ammonia Safety and Training Institute (ASTI) are collaborating on a study of the potential of ammonia for Singapore, exploring supply, bunkering, and safety challenges with the marine fuel. Titled Ammonia as a Marine Fuel in Singapore – Supply Chain, Bunker Safety, and Potential Issues, the joint study...

ABS grants AIP for DSME’s fuel cell technology
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ABS grants AIP for DSME’s fuel cell technology

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology developed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). Granting of AIP follows two joint development projects between ABS and DSME, the latest to develop SOFC technology to replace at least one of three diesel generators typically onboard a Very Large Crude...

World’s first ammonia ready vessel classed by ABS
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World’s first ammonia ready vessel classed by ABS

An ABS-classed Suezmax tanker ordered by Avin International, the first vessel of a potential order of three vessels, is to be the first ammonia-fuel ready vessel in the world. The landmark 274-meter-long vessel is now under construction at New Times Shipbuilding (NTS), with options for two further vessels. Currently conventionally fueled, the vessel complies with...

ABS joins the International Windship Association
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ABS joins the International Windship Association

ABS has announced today that it has joined the International Windship Association (IWSA), the not-for-profit organisation that promotes and helps facilitate the uptake of direct wind propulsion solutions for commercial shipping. ABS has become increasingly involved with wind propulsion over the last few years and released their guidelines for Wind Assisted Propulsion System Installation in...

ABS publishes guidance on ammonia as a marine fuel
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ABS publishes guidance on ammonia as a marine fuel

ABS has published guidance on Ammonia as Marine Fuel, evaluating the challenges in design and operation of ammonia-fuelled vessels. The latest in an ongoing series of ABS sustainability focused whitepapers examining different fuel options for the marine industry, Ammonia as Marine Fuel provides information for shipowners considering ammonia as an option in both the near-term...

LNG and hydrogen emerge as future fuel frontrunners
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LNG and hydrogen emerge as future fuel frontrunners

LNG and hydrogen are viewed as frontrunners to be the fuels that will help shipping reach IMO decarbonisation ambitions, according to a new ABS survey. LNG was the solution to the 2050 emissions target for 47 per cent of respondents to the ABS Future Fuels LinkedIn Survey, while hydrogen was the answer for 40 per...