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ABS achieves milestone

July 11 - Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has announced that its registered fleet has surpassed 200 million gross tonnes. Approximately 12,00 vessels representing 105 flag states are now registered with ABS.

"This important milestone reflects our commitment to providing best-in-class service to the marine and offshore industries," said ABS chairman and ceo Christopher J. Wiernicki.
 
Since 2000, ABS has doubled the tonnage of its registered fleet. More than 21 percent of new vessels on order are set for ABS classification, which is the largest of any society in the world, according to ABS.
 
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