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Report: US Regulations for Offshore Wind Vessels

“Safety and Compliance Insights: Understanding U.S. Regulations for Offshore Wind Vessels” is the latest report in our series on offshore wind that shares ABS’s industry-leading insight into U.S. vessel design and safety regulations. Detailing Jones Act implications for offshore wind support vessels, such as service operation vessels and crew transfer vessels, United States Coast Guard (USCG) structure, and U.S. regulations for

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Ensuring Safety for Liquefied Hydrogen Carriers

As a zero-emission fuel with availability around the world, hydrogen has the potential to transform modern society, but considerable work remains to achieve an industrial scale. One key component will be the ability for ships to carry large amounts of hydrogen worldwide. For transportation efficiency, practical options include: the carriage of liquefied hydrogen in bulk, the organic chemical hydride method,

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Drones Improve Surveys

Naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship Ltd. confirms that draught surveys employing drones improve the accuracy of readings, as well as the speed and safety of the survey process. Following successful trials, Foreship has added the method to its service offering. A draught survey is typically performed from a boat operated alongside the vessel. The boat, which may be

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Software to Digitize Shipping Health, Safety, Environment Ops

UniSea AS, a software developer and consultancy specializing in solutions for the shipping industry, has been selected by Tidewater Inc. as their partner in the digitalizing and standardizing of Tidewater’s business processes related to health, safety, environment, quality (HSEQ) and operations. The UniSea software suite will be implemented on all Tidewater vessels and in all offices in one of the

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Nominations Open for NOIA Safety in Seas Awards

Nominations are open for the 2018 NOIA Safety in Seas Awards competition. The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has held the Safety in Seas (SIS) Awards competition since 1978 to recognize those whose actions, design or influence have contributed to improved safety in the offshore energy industry. Two awards are offered: the Culture of Safety Award honors a company (or companies) for commitment to safety and

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