Robert Allan Ltd., ABS announce collaboration arrangement

(NEW ORLEANS) — Robert Allan Ltd. and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) have announced a collaborative arrangement that will streamline the plan approval process. As a leading naval architecture firm, the quality and consistency of Robert Allan Ltd.’s design work enables ABS to offer faster and more consistent approvals. This relationship will provide benefits to the customer by improving the build schedule and lowering the construction budget.

About American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

ABS is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence as one of the world’s leading classification organizations. In a constantly evolving industry, ABS works alongside its partners tackling the most pressing technical, operational and regulatory challenges so the marine and offshore industries can operate safely, securely and responsibly.

About Robert Allan Ltd.

Robert Allan Ltd.’s business is centred on the design of commercial working marine vessels of all types, with a particular focus on the international tugboat market. In addition, it designs fireboats, research vessels, crewboats, barges, Government service vessels (such as icebreakers and nav-aids tenders), shallow-draft vessels of all types for inland transportation, and a diverse range of specialized craft for almost any purpose. The company also provides expertise in analysing technical and financial aspects of a broad range of marine operations and marine systems design.

By Professional Mariner Staff