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We are a leading provider of ASME Authorized Inspection Services in the Asia Pacific region and have a number of Authorized Inspectors and Authorized Inspector Supervisors to support both new construction and in-service inspection of pressure vessels.

An Experienced Technical Advisor in Safety, Reliability

ABS Group established its Singapore regional headquarters in 1972. Today, we are recognized as a leading provider of technical inspection, verification, safety, risk and compliance services for industrial and government clients across the Asia Pacific region, with offices in Australia, China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

Our Asia Pacific team comprises more than 600 employees with unique expertise in engineering, consulting, auditing and inspecting capabilities who can provide client-specific solutions to help your organization facilitate safer, more reliable, more compliant and more efficient assets and operations.

Explore our service capabilities and locations in the Asia Pacific region

Improving Construction Efficiencies and Performance

As a subsidiary of American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), we have provided non-classification technical services to the region's leading shipyards and manufacturers for over 40 years. These decades of service in this diverse region qualify us to work on construction projects for ports, terminals and other critical infrastructure within the petroleum refining and chemical, power generation, renewables, nuclear, offshore oil and gas and marine industries.

A Full Suite of Localized Industrial Services 

We deliver quality services in a reliable manner to address your unique market sector needs. 

Technical Inspection and Verification

Our experience with material and equipment testing, knowledge of fabrication techniques and procedures, machinery installation, dry-docking and nondestructive examination have helped clients in the Asia Pacific region increase efficiency and minimize risk of unexpected delays, technical inaccuracies and cost overruns. We provide project management, engineering review and construction services, conduct feasibility studies and help asset owners comply with their quality objectives.

  • ASME Inspection Services – Nuclear and Non-Nuclear
  • PED Services in association with HPi 
  • Singapore MOM Approved Overseas Inspection Agency Inspections
  • DOSH Inspections for Malaysia
  • IBR Approved Certifying Authority and Inspection Agency
  • IBR Approved Competent Person 
  • Japanese MHLW Inspections
  • Third Party Inspection Services
  • Worldwide Procurement Inspection and Expediting Services
  • Vendor Assessment and Vendor Audits
  • Supplier Quality Assurance Services
  • Source Inspections and Site Inspections
  • Certification Authority Services for Offshore Fixed Platforms and Pipelines
  • On-hire Survey
  • Off-hire Survey
  • Pre-Purchase Survey
  • Condition Surveys
  • Record Reviews
  • Oil Testing 
  • Lifting Gear and Lifting Appliance Inspection and Certification
  • Engineering Review and Design Verification
  • Risk Based Inspection Services
  • In-service Inspection 
  • Asset Integrity Management Services
  • Subsea Equipment Inspections
  • Building Steel Structure Inspections
  • Owners Representation Services
  • Project Quality Management Services
  • Independent Verification Body Services
  • Independent Competent Person Services
  • Technical Due Diligence Services
  • Life Extension Studies and Remaining Life Assessment
  • FFS Services
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Fatigue Analysis
  • API Training and Consulting

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Safety, Risk and Compliance

In the areas of safety, risk and compliance, clients in the Asia Pacific region benefit from our local knowledge combined with our practical experience applying international best practices in the following areas:

  • QRA
  • Safety Case Development
  • Safety Studies
  • Safety Audits
  • Fire and Gas Studies
  • Emergency Escape Rescue Analysis
  • Emergency Systems Survivability Analysis
  • Dropped Object Studies
  • Process Hazard Analysis
  • Process Safety Management Services
  • Incident Investigations
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Failure Modes and Effects Criticality Analysis
  • Layers of Protection Analysis
  • Bow-Tie Analysis
  • Safety-Related Training

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Asset Performance Optimization

  • Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Development of Asset Register
  • CMMS Implementation
  • Spare Parts Optimization Studies
  • PM Program Optimization Studies
  • Maintenance Strategy Development

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Advanced Engineering

Some areas in the Asia Pacific lie in extremely active seismic regions. ABS Group has experience conducting non-structural seismic analysis and design for structures and buildings constructed in these seismic activity zones. Our engineers have worked closely with architecture and engineering teams in the Asia Pacific region to design structures that can withstand earthquake forces and any resulting seismic damage. Our services include:

  • Blast Analysis
  • Structural Resilience Studies
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Fatigue Analysis
  • Structural Analysis
  • Mooring Analysis

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Management System Certification

ABS Quality Evaluations (QE), an ABS Group company, is a world-leading certification body that works with companies to assure the performance of their business, systems, people and supply chains through management system certification. ABS QE's global team of experienced auditors, which includes resources in the Asia Pacific region, are committed to helping clients improve performance and enhance sustainability through quality systems.

  • ISO Audits
  • Second and Third Party Audits
  • Supply Chain Audits
  • Management System Training

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