ABS offers guidance for new generation OSVsPublications // July 22, 2011
ABS has developed standalone guidance for larger and more specialized offshore support vessels (OSVs).
The ABS Guide for Building and Classing Offshore Support Vessels takes a comprehensive approach to OSV design combining relevant, existing rule requirements along with newly-introduced international maritime regulations.
The new OSV Guide will be applicable to OSVs of all sizes. New categories of offshore service types such as well intervention and enhancements for oil spill recovery vessels are included along with updates for advances in specialized equipment.