ABS Wavesight unveils new My Digital Fleet software features

Real-time, data-driven insights supporting regulatory compliance, improving fleet efficiency, reducing operational costs and meeting fleet decarbonization goals are key benefits of its My Digital Fleet (MDF) software unveiled this week by ABS affiliated software as a service (SaaS) company ABS Wavesight . The new features are aimed at empowering maritime operators to optimize performance, improve energy efficiency and streamline compliance with decarbonization requirements from both the...


Industry task force wins double AiP for ammonia-fueled containership design

ammonia-fueled containership

A design for an ammonia-fueled containership has been awarded Approval in Principle by classification societies ABS and Lloyd’s Register (LR). The design has been developed by a cross-industry task force led by the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping and whose other members include A. P. Møller-Mærsk, MAN Energy Solutions, Deltamarin, Eltronic FuelTech, and the two classification societies.

The design outlines a commercially viable and safe ammonia-fueled 3,500 TEU container...


Wiernicki: “Are you ready for FuelEU Maritime?”

“FuelEU Maritime comes into force in precisely 211 days. Are you ready?” That was the question that ABS chairman and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki posed as he launched the Posidonia 2024 event in Athens with a keynote address to the Capital Link Maritime Leaders Summit, highlighting the disruptive potential of incoming regulation.

“FuelEU creates a new hurdle to clear every five years to avoid an emissions bill, but its potential impact lies in the way it turbocharges return on investment in...


ABS 2024 Outlook: Navigating the Shipping Industry’s Path to Net Zero by 2050

The latest research from ABS highlights the critical factors affecting the shipping industry’s journey to net zero by 2050, emphasizing geopolitical instability, the scalability of fuel production, and retrofitting existing vessels.

The sixth edition of ABS’s annual series investigates carbon-neutral fuel pathways and transformative technologies, providing an update on ABS’s long-term energy forecast. This report explores the constraints and opportunities within the evolving global trade...


ABS Launches Eagle UnifiedTM: Cutting-Edge Structural Design Verification Software

  • ABS has unveiled Eagle UnifiedTM, a state-of-the-art structural design verification software tool that integrates over 100 user-requested features.
  •  This launch reflects ABS’s commitment to delivering advanced engineering capabilities and enhancing user experience in the maritime industry.
Features and Capabilities

Eagle UnifiedTM is designed to streamline vessel applications and provide a superior user experience. It offers support for multiple vessel types, with containership and LNGC...


Amogy ammonia-to-power solution gains ABS NTQ recognition

ABS has issued its New Technology Qualification (NTQ) for the innovative ammonia-to-electrical power system developed by Brooklyn, N.Y., headquartered Amogy.

The Amogy solution splits, or “cracks,” liquid ammonia into its base elements of hydrogen and nitrogen, funneling the hydrogen into a fuel cell generating high-performance power. The technology represents a sustainable, clean energy solution tailored for industries such as maritime shipping and power generation.

ABS granted the NTQ following...


ABS Wavesight names Staci Satterwhite COO

ABS-affiliated software-as-a-service company ABS Wavesight has appointed Staci Satterwhite to the newly created post of COO.

Most recently serving as the COO of Khoros, a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, she holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering degree from the University of North Dakota and has extensive experience and knowledge in SaaS and digital transformation, having served as a core member on various executive teams.

In her new role at ABS Wavesight, Satterwhite is...


ABS releases methanol bunkering guidance

With an increasing number of operators adopting methanol fueling, a key component of the methanol value chain and the overall scalability of the fuel will be the ability to bunker methanol, either by truck-to-ship, ship-to-ship or land storage tank/terminal-to-ship, says ABS, which has just issued a new methanol bunkering advisory.

The new ABS Methanol Bunkering: Technical and Operational Advisory provides the maritime industry with insight into the challenges of bunkering methanol and...


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