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Posted:9/4/2011 11:49:32 PM

From its foundation in 1862, promoting maritime safety has been the core commitment of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). 
Today, ABS strives to be the most efficient provider of marine and offshore classification services.  ABS are achieving that goal through the innovative thinking, enthusiasm and professionalism of their staff.
AtABS, setting standards of excellence in marine and offshore classification is more than a motto - it is the way they conduct business.
The mission of ABS is to serve the public interest as well as the needs of our clients by promoting the security of life, property and the natural environment primarily through the development and verification of standards for the design, construction and operational maintenance of marine-related facilities.
What can ABS do ?
Setting Standards of Excellence
The responsibility of the classification society is to verify that marine vessels and offshore structures comply with Rules that the society has established for design, construction and periodic survey.
The classification process includes:
the development of standards, known as Rules
technical plan review and design analysis
surveys during construction
source inspection of materials, equipment and machinery
acceptance by the Classification Committee
subsequent periodic surveys for maintenance of class
survey of damage, repairs and modifications
Offering Practical Solutions
ABS recognizes that the classification world is changing with more emphasis on complex structures, life cycle management, unified standards and safety equivalencies.
At ABS, poeple are dedicated to providing leadership in the development of new technologies intended to improve the safety standards for the marine and offshore industries.
Working at ABS
ABS People Make the Difference
The core competencies of the worldwide network of ABS professionals lie in the field of survey, engineering and auditing.
Marine surveyors in ABS bring experience and professional judgment to their task of assessing the compliance of a vessel or structure with the ABS Rules and relevant statutory regulations.
Engineers in ABS offer a spectrum of skills from naval architecture to hydrodynamics and ergonomics. 
ABS auditors specialize in management and security systems, particularly those conforming to the ISM and ISPS Codes.
Professionals from other disciplines, including marketing, human resources, finance and information management, support their organizational objectives and initiatives.
Growth and Opportunity
With nearly 3,000 employees working from representative offices in 70 countries, ABS offers a dynamic work environment and multiple avenues for career growth.