Company Overview

Company Overview

A Global Leader in Marine and Offshore Classification 

ABS and its affiliated companies are global leaders in marine and offshore classification and other innovative safety, quality and environmental services focused on the marine, energy and government sectors.


The mission of ABS is to serve the public interest as well as the needs of our clients by promoting the security of life and property and preserving the natural environment.


Safety drives us. We are global innovators turning tools and practices into practical solutions to support the industries we serve.


Safety... Our job is critical. What we do matters to the lives of people, the quality of the environment, and commercial success around the world. We are vigilant in our goals to improve safety practices, and minimize risk exposure and downtime.

Innovation... Solving problems is good. Anticipating problems is better. We do both through continuous research and development focused on staying ahead of the curve.

Integrity... Reputation matters. Clients depend on us to be an impartial, objective resource. In everything we do, we are honest, ethical and trustworthy.

Teamwork... The best safety solutions are achieved together. We work closely with our stakeholders as a dependable, flexible and efficient partner. We are dedicated to sharing our experience, and to contributing to the education of future industry leaders.

People... We have a globally diverse and engaged workforce that is trained to the highest level.  The various skills, perspectives and experiences of the ABS employees is what makes them our best asset.

Quality... Expect the best. When we set out to solve a problem, we do it right. We are thorough and relentless in the pursuit of safety.

Reliability... You can count on us. We're easy to reach and quick to respond. We deliver practical, tailored solutions that exceed expectations.