Latest American Bureau of Shipping Stories

2014-06-02 23:04:10

ABS provides additional credibility and experience to evaluate ballast water management system design, construction and documentation for compliance with USCG regulations. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The NSF International Independent Laboratory (IL), the first designated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to test ballast water management systems (BWMS) for U.S. type approval, will now include the American Bureau of Shipping’s (ABS) expertise. ABS will complete design/construction and...

2014-04-29 08:24:17

Company to deliver four GasPT2 units to Cryostar for use aboard its natural gas tanker fleet TUALATIN, Ore., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI), a platform company dedicated to the acquisition, development, and commercialization of new, innovative products and technologies, today announced that, effective March 4, 2014, it has received certification for use of its revolutionary GasPT2 technology for use offshore and in the marine industry, specifically for...

2011-04-15 12:30:00

OXNARD, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BIRNS, Inc., a global innovator in the design and manufacture of unique lines of high performance lights, connectors, penetrators and custom cable assemblies, has received American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Design Assessment (PDA) Certification for its tremendously popular lines of penetrators. This certification process included rigorous testing and review by the national organization, and resulted in ABS pre-approving all design,...

2009-12-04 11:24:00

Program approved as equivalent to NACE and FROSIO inspector programs PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is pleased to announce that effective December 1, 2009, Lloyd's Register, the world's largest commercial shipping classification society, has approved SSPC's Protective Coatings Inspector (PCI) program as equivalent to NACE Coating Inspector Level 2 and FROSIO Inspector Level III. This approval is another milestone for the PCI program,...

2008-10-07 09:00:48

The American Bureau of Shipping, an offshore classification society, has selected Abaqus finite element analysis software from Simulia to assist in the evaluation of the structural strength of offshore drilling and production units. Simulia is a brand of Dassault Systemes. Dassault Systemes claims that the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has selected Abaqus for its powerful nonlinear analysis solution technology, its robust contact formulations and its unique simulation capabilities. It...

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