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ABS Consulting Partners with Global Maritime to Provide Cost-Effective Life-Cycle Services to US Offshore Wind Market

November 11, 2021

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(Houston) – ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting), a leading global operational risk management company, and Global Maritime, a marine offshore and engineering consultancy, today announced their alliance to support the United States offshore wind sector. Global Maritime’s US subsidiary, American Global Maritime Inc., and ABS Consulting will combine their respective expertise in the maritime market into a comprehensive service offering that supports the offshore wind lifecycle from concept design through decommissioning.

"We are thrilled to be working in collaboration with Global Maritime and employing their extensive track record of delivering successful marine and offshore projects worldwide with our leading risk management and technical services," says Brian Weaver, Vice President of Risk and Reliability for ABS Consulting. "Combining our expertise will enable us to strategically provide clients with a single interface for complex scopes such as Certified Verification Agent (CVA), Marine Warranty and Owner’s Engineering."

"The offshore wind sector is a key market that both ABS Consulting and Global Maritime have guided through operational and safety challenges," says Jonny Logan, CEO of Global Maritime. "This partnership will support our planned expansion in the US, enabling us to service our clients’ needs in the market seamlessly."

As an affiliated company of the American Bureau of Shipping, ABS Consulting brings a maritime heritage dating back to 1862 and has continued to provide critical and high-dependency services to the marine and offshore markets for over 50 years. Similarly, Global Maritime has over 40 years of experience in the maritime sectors with expertise in the oil and gas, aquaculture, shipping and renewable energy markets.

Together, ABS Consulting and Global Maritime have significant records in several fields, including Geoscience, CVA, Asset Performance Management, Marine Warranty, Risk Management and Cybersecurity.

About Global Maritime

Global Maritime’s ( services span the entire offshore project lifecycle from engineering and design, construction and third party verification through to marine warranty surveying, dynamic positioning, installation, risk management and decommissioning. The Global Maritime professional staff consists of Civil and Structural Engineers, Naval Architects, Mechanical and Marine Engineers, Risk Analysts and Master Mariners. Global Maritime aims to approach maritime challenges from a fresh perspective, developing solutions that deliver safety and innovation at the same time – aka “Blue Sea Thinking”.

About ABS Consulting

ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting) is part of ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, a global leader in safety and risk management for critical infrastructure worldwide and a wholly owned subsidiary of ABS (, one of the world's leading marine and offshore classification societies. With over 50 years of risk management and safety experience, ABS Consulting provides engineering, data science, and management consulting services globally to help our clients manage their safety, security, and operational risks. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, ABS Consulting operates with more than 700 professionals across the globe serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, government, power and energy and industrial sectors.

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