ABS Grants AIP for new stern tube design

The solution eliminates the Barred Speed Range and enables significant efficiencies and cost savings for operators, according to Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, Director of Global Ship Systems Center, ABS Athens.

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design and Research Institute (SDARI) for a vessel design with a novel aft layout which eliminates pollution and promotes efficient vessel operations.

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