A new industry group calling itself the Unmanned Cargo Ship Development Alliance has been officially launched in Shanghai, featuring maritime industry partners including class organisations, shipyards, equipment manufacturers and designers aiming to advance the development of autonomous shipping.
ABS, via its ABS Nautical Systems software division, has launched a new Cloud-based subscription application called NS Voyage Manager to assist users in managing compliance with a range of environmental regulations, including the European Union (EU) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) regulation for CO2 emissions.
ABS has launched NS Workboat, a new mobile application from its ABS Nautical Systems (NS) software division that has been purpose-built for the workboat/inland sector.
Hadi Hammad Al Hammam Group, a service provider to the oil and gas industry based in Saudi Arabia, has completed the implementation of the ABS NS fleet management software package to assist in managing its OSV fleet.
ABS reports that it has issued its first notation under the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries.
ABS has released its enhanced ABS Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems (Lashing Guide) featuring a new companion software, ABS C-LASH.
Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR), has released an upgraded version of its software packages that aim to simplify compliance with current and pending IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR).
ABS has been awarded a research contract by the Maritime Security Center (MSC) – a US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence, led by the Stevens Institute of Technology – for a two-year research programme focused on defining the future of cybersecurity for the maritime industry.
ABS has introduced new volume releases and revisions for its CyberSafety series of cybersecurity certification and optional notations for marine and offshore assets and facilities.
ABS has launched its new Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems, along with a companion software package to aid in implementation.
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