Tag: <span>Bureau Veritas</span>

HHI & KSOE receive AiP for ammonia-fuelled carrier
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HHI & KSOE receive AiP for ammonia-fuelled carrier

Bureau Veritas (BV) has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for the design and development of an ammonia carrier with ammonia-fuelled propulsion. The design was developed to ensure its compatibility with the existing infrastructure for ammonia, while also reflecting the market’s demand for...

BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers
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BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers

Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed a formalised approach to support the safe carriage of containers in bulk carriers. BV’s Guidance for Studying and Preparing a Bulk Carrier for the Carriage of Containers provides operators with pathways based on analysis and a thorough understanding of safety, regulatory and operational requirements. The guidance was developed by technical...

Eksfin nears NOK 10bn in loan financing for green ship projects
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Eksfin nears NOK 10bn in loan financing for green ship projects

Norwegian export credit agency Eksfin (formerly Export Credit Norway and GIEK) has provided loan guarantees approaching 1 billion Euro for the construction of 35 eco-friendly vessels over the last four years. One of the loans was for the Le Commandant Charcot, a polar exploration cruise ship recently delivered to French cruise line PONANT by Norwegian...

Brittany Ferries completes first remote in-water hull survey with MaDfly drone
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Brittany Ferries completes first remote in-water hull survey with MaDfly drone

A Brittany Ferries vessel, the Bretagne, has completed the first full in-water ship hull survey with a mini ROV. The drone was provided by MaDfly while Bureau Veritas (BV) supervised the survey. The survey provided an opportunity to validate the integrity of the entire ship’s hull’s bottom. This inspection was the first of its kind,...

BV launches platform to help operators meet IMO carbon intensity requirements
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BV launches platform to help operators meet IMO carbon intensity requirements

Bureau Veritas (BV) has introduced an online platform, VeriSTAR Green, to enable all shipowners to assess their compliance with EEXI and CII regulations. This tool is accessible from the Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore website. In line with the 2050 International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ambition to take action to combat climate change and its impacts,...

BRS, Deltamarin and BV to provide future emissions and performance toolbox
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BRS, Deltamarin and BV to provide future emissions and performance toolbox

Shipbroker Barry Rogliano Salles (BRS), ship designers and engineer Deltamarin, and classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) have agreed to cooperate to provide effective ship performance and energy transition solutions for the world’s shipowners. The focus of the initiative is to provide a pathway and tools for owners to measure, verify and improve performance – both for...

Oceanbulk tests remote inspection technologies with BV
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Oceanbulk tests remote inspection technologies with BV

Oceanbulk’s double-skin 2008 supramax bulk carrier has been used by Bureau Veritas (BV) for testing remote inspections technologies and techniques. BV directed and supervised the testing, establishing ‘proof of concept’ and operational purpose for the remote inspections.  Technologies and methods used include an aerial drone, a miniature remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and magnetic crawlers on...

BV classes 10 urban electric ferries
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BV classes 10 urban electric ferries

Bureau Veritas (BV) has won a contract for the classification of 10 electric ferries on behalf of the Portuguese river passenger operator, Transtejo. The vessels are currently under construction by Gondán Shipyard (Spain) and will come into service between 2022 and 2024. The 10 new sister vessels, which will be 100 per cent electrical and...

BV approves wind powered container ship
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BV approves wind powered container ship

The Trade Wings 2,500, an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU , designed jointly by VPLP Design, Alwena Shipping, SDARI, and AYRO has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. The vessel fosters the combination of a wind-assisted propulsion with six Oceanwings with an LNG-electric propulsion with pods. The wingsails are installed...

BV approves air lubrication system by GILLS
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BV approves air lubrication system by GILLS

Bureau Veritas (BV) has been working with Singapore-based GILLS to assess the performance of its air lubrication system designed to improve ship efficiency and decrease fuel burn by reducing drag of the underwater hull.  GILLS, which stands for gas injected liquid lubrication systems, deploys NACA profiles* to create self-generating micro-bubbles for ‘turbulent modulation’ which has...

BV publishes rules and guidelines on ammonia as a marine fuel
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BV publishes rules and guidelines on ammonia as a marine fuel

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released an Ammonia-Prepared notation and has developed a Rule Note for ammonia as a marine fuel to support shipowners, designers, shipyards, and charterers in advancing their journeys toward using ammonia and a zero carbon future. Ammonia-Prepared is applicable to newbuilds and certifies that a ship has been designed and constructed to...