American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Deliver excellence in the design, construction and operation of marine vessels and facilities

Since 1862, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published technical standards for ships and other marine structures such as offshore, mobile drilling units. IHS Markit offers more than 560 ABS standards in its collection, which enable you to:

  • Streamline standards research
  • Align design and construction methods
  • Improve operational safety

Purchase Options

Full Online Standards SolutionIndividual Standards
Multiple standardsMinimal standards
Frequent purchases ($3000+/year)Infrequent purchases
Standards access or budget management, organization-wideLess than 5 employees use standards
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