Global Government

Industry Leading Guidance and Solutions

ABS provides global governments and government agencies with comprehensive guidance in the marine and offshore sectors. Our solutions cover recognized standards, maritime advisory, new technology development, certification and more. ABS is the leading government classification society supporting the design, construction and sustainment of government vessels for over 100 years. 


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Rules and Guides for Naval Ships

Supporting continuous improvement cycles and recommendations for naval ships

Service Life Evaluation Program

Evaluating every vessel’s condition to mitigate risk, downtime and repair costs

Vessel Life-Cycle Services

Support for the design, construction and sustainment of naval and government fleets of vessels


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Cyber Security

Providing the industry’s most simple and scalable cyber security method 

Condition-Based Survey

Improving the long-term integrity and performance of vessels after construction

Autonomy Guide Banner

Guidance for the implementation and operation of autonomous and remote-control functions

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Industry-leading sustainability guidance and solutions for the marine and offshore industries