ABS Releases Industry First Methanol Bunkering Advisory

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ABS Advisory Methanol Bunkering

ABS Releases Industry First Methanol Bunkering Advisory, With the publication of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Methanol Bunkering‘s Technical and Operational Advisory, ABS is expanding its industry-leading suite of guidance on methanol as a marine fuel. A key component of the methanol value chain and the overall scalability of the fuel will be the ability to bunker methanol, either by truck-to-ship, ship-to-ship, or land storage tank/terminal-to-ship.

The new advisory provides the maritime industry with insight into the challenges of bunkering methanol and strategies to address them.

“As the class provider for the world’s largest methanol-fueled vessel and with numerous methanol-based projects underway, ABS has unrivaled insight into the adoption of methanol as a marine fuel. Numbers of methanol-fueled vessels are growing rapidly, and ABS is focused on supporting its safe adoption by the industry, which is why we are proud to offer this publication to support owners, operators, and yards with bunkering challenges related to operations, design, and training,” said John McDonald, ABS President, and COO.

The publication provides guidance regarding the technical and operational challenges of the bunker supplier to the receiving vessel, including critical design issues, regulatory compliance, safe practices, areas of operational processes to consider, training, and safety aspects.

Download a copy of the ABS Methanol Bunkering: Technical and Operational Advisory Click Here. More information on ABS services for methanol as a marine fuel is available Click Here.

About ABS

ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design and construction. Focused on the safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance, and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets.

Source Amercian Bureau of Shipping