ABS has announced the launch of e-Certificates, digital equivalents of traditional ABS paper certificates which will now be made available to ABS’ entire classed-fleet, subject to individual Flag Administrations’ authorisation.
ABS reports that it has granted a certificate of CyberSafety Compliance to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for its Smart Ship Solution, certifying that the system adheres to the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries and the ISO 27000 series, IT Security Control Code of Practice.
ABS reports that it has issued a new release of its Nautical Systems (NS) Enterprise fleet management software, now including a new business intelligence module called NS Insight and a Cloud-based NS Voyage Manager.
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).
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