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Saturday, January 20, 2018

ABS ELECTS LARS CARLSSON, DOUGLAS WOLCOTT AND PETER GOULANDRIS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

INTERTANKO Chairman, Lars Carlsson, President, Concordia Maritime AB, Douglas Wolcott of Wolcott Associates, and Peter George Goulandris of Capeside Steamship Company Ltd. were elected to the ABS Board of Directors, by the ABS Council, following the recent Annual Members Meeting of the classification society in New York.

All three have a long association with the governance of ABS and have previously served on the classification society's Board.

In addition, Stefano Rosina, Chairman of INTERTANKO’s Communications and PR Committee was amongst twenty-four prominent shipping industry executives elected as new Members of ABS. The members, each eminent in their maritime field of endeavor, provide broad governance and oversight of ABS.

Founded in 1862, ABS is a leading international classification society devoted to promoting the security of life, property and the marine environment through the development and verification of standards for the design, construction and operational maintenance of marine-related facilities.