2019 September 24 07:48
ABS is one of the founding members of the Getting to Zero Coalition, a Global Maritime Forum initiative to accelerate the decarbonization of the shipping industry.
The coalition was announced before heads of state and government at the UN Climate Action Summit at UN Headquarters in New York.
ABS is amongst more than 51 companies, representing some of the maritime industry’s leading businesses, committing to support the transition to zero emission vessels (ZEV) by 2030.
The ambition of the Getting to Zero Coalition is to have commercially viable ZEVs operating along deep sea trade routes by 2030, supported by the necessary infrastructure for scalable zero-carbon energy sources including production, distribution, storage and bunkering.
ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design and construction. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.