Friday, May 24, 2019

The Abs Guide News

SBM Offshore Wins AIP for Wind Floater Design from ABS

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The classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has issued an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Dutch-based SBM Offshore for its proprietary wind floater design.The global…

ABS Issues First MPD-rReady Notation

ABS MPD-Ready notation demonstrates drilling units have the necessary provisions in place to integrate equipment needed for MPD operations Photo ABS

ABS announced it has awarded the world’s first Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) – Ready Notation to Ocean Rig for the ABS-classed Corcovado and Mykonos deep water drillships.The ABS…

Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Design Passes ABS Review

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The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has completed the design review of the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) documentation for the VolturnUS, a floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT)…

ABS Published FSRU Development Guidance

ABS has published the ABS Guide for Building and Classing LNG Regasification Vessels, outlining guidance for classing LNG regasification vessels. “ABS has developed this industry-leading…

ABS Issues RP for Hybrid Riser Systems

ABS has published the ABS Guidance Notes on Subsea Hybrid Riser Systems, the first set of recommended practices for hybrid riser systems in the offshore industry. “The introduction…

ABS Releases MODU Lay-up, Reactivation Guide

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ABS has published a guide to help drilling asset owners carry out rig layups. The new ABS Guide for Lay-Up and Reactivation of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units provides requirements for…

ABS Approves First Subsea's Large Scale Steel Forgings

First Subsea gets ABS 2009 Approval for larger R4 steel forgings up to 562mm diameter. (Photo: First Subsea)

Subsea mooring specialist, First Subsea, has achieved American Bureau of Shipping ABS 2009 Approval for its larger R4 steel forgings up to 562mm diameter. These are the largest diameter forgings to have received the approval…

ABS: New Guidance for Certifying Lifting Appliances

Updated Guide includes latest industry standards. [PRESS RELEASE] (Houston) ABS has published a new edition of the ABS Guide for Certification of Lifting Appliances that includes construction…

ABS Holds Meeting to Improve Offshore Equipment Safety

ABS recently convened the inaugural meeting of the ABS Offshore Equipment Advisory Committee, bring together a group of technical advisors on March 4, 2015, at the ABS Energy Corridor…

ABS Awards AIP for Next-generation Drillship

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ABS  has awarded approval in principle (AIP) for Hyundai Heavy Industries' next-generation HD12000 heavy duty, wide beam drillship design. The drillship, which can accommodate a 20…