ABS has today announced a major global expansion of its sustainability support for the industry, with three new centers of excellence in key areas. Located in Athens, Houston and Copenhagen, together with the ABS Global Sustainability Center that opened in Singapore in 2019, the new centers create a unique global network of support. Each offers the full spectrum of sustainability expertise, but each is also a global center of excellence in key maritime sustainability disciplines.
Athens is the center of ABS vessel performance and efficiency expertise. In Houston, a range of specialists deliver industry-leading expertise in alternative fuels, waste streams and human centric design. Copenhagen is a center of excellence in vessel innovations and fuel technologies. Singapore is the home of ABS sustainability reporting and Environmental, Social and Governance strategy expertise.
“Decarbonization of the shipping industry is the biggest challenge faced by this or any other generation and ABS is investing to ensure we can support the marine and offshore industries accordingly,” said ABS Chairman, President and CEO, Christopher J. Wiernicki. “We are committed to leading the way on sustainability in maritime, to working with the industry to meet IMO decarbonization objectives safely”…
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