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American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

ABS Navigates the Review and Markup Process with OpenText Brava!

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ABS is applying innovative solutions, like OpenText Brava! and OpenText Content Suite, to create superior value for its customers.

Brava! was the ideal solution for working with different file types. The markup functionality, the ability to handle all formats and the ability to run Brava! through a web browser proved to be critical success factors.

Greg Schreiber, Director of IMS Operations and End User Services


  • Electronically update manual review process while also working with multiple file formats


  • Average turnaround time shortened from two weeks to two days
  • Eliminates the need for multiple software applications
  • Users can view and collaborate on a variety of formats including Word, PDF, PowerPoint® and AutoCAD®

About American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Since its founding in 1862, the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a New York not-for-profit corporation, has been committed to setting standards for safety and excellence as one of the world’s leading ship classification societies. ABS has been at the forefront of marine and offshore energy innovation for more than 150 years.