Tag: <span>Bureau Veritas</span>

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...

Singapore’s first hybrid-electric ship classed by Bureau Veritas
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Singapore’s first hybrid-electric ship classed by Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified and classed Singapore’s first hybrid-powered ship, built, owned and operated by Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International. The vessel Penguin Tenaga is a 15-meter, 12-passenger aluminium pilot boat capable of entirely running in electric mode at five knots for more than 30 minutes, and in conventional diesel mode can reach a maximum...

BV issues rules for wind propulsion systems
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BV issues rules for wind propulsion systems

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released new-generation classification rules for wind propulsion systems. These rules will help support and drive the development of zero carbon propulsion options for modern ships. The new Bureau Veritas rule notation for Wind Propulsion Systems (WPS) – NR 206, builds on pre-existing BV rules released in 1987. Now two new notations...

Energy coalition unveils actions for 2021
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Energy coalition unveils actions for 2021

The Coalition for the Energy of the Future has identified seven development projects for 2021. At the same time, the coalition welcomes three new corporate members, expanding the original membership of 11 businesses to 14. The projects to be worked on in cross-industry working groups during 2021 are; Green Hydrogen; New Biofuel for Maritime needs;...

BV certifies new-generation 3D printed propeller
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BV certifies new-generation 3D printed propeller

Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified a new-generation 3D printed propeller manufactured by Naval Group. The propeller has been manufactured with a 3D metal printing process and features a 2.5-metre span supported by five 200-kg blades. Mounted on a Tripartite-class minehunter, the propeller will now accompany the ship on all of its operational missions. The propeller...

WinGD wins Guinness World Record title for most powerful engine
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WinGD wins Guinness World Record title for most powerful engine

WinGD’s 12X92DF has won the Guinness World Record for the most powerful Otto-cycle engine ever built. The engine, which was built in 2019, has undergone tests at engine builder CSSC-MES Diesel Co (CSSC-CMD). These tests were verified by Guinness World Records for the official record title ‘Most powerful marine internal combustion engine (otto cycle) commercially...

BV completes underwater remote surveys with Seasam technology
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BV completes underwater remote surveys with Seasam technology

Bureau Veritas (BV) has successfully completed the proof of concept project for underwater remote surveys using the Seasam technology ecosystem from Notilo Plus on a Corsica Linea ship, the Mediterrannee. Efficient underwater inspection of shipping vessels is important for the industry as a substitute for docking surveys at agreed intervals or to inspect hull damage....

Bureau Veritas, 3DMF, and POSH form consortium to drive 3D printing
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Bureau Veritas, 3DMF, and POSH form consortium to drive 3D printing

Bureau Veritas (BV), 3D Metal Forge (3DMF) and PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) have been awarded co-funding for their joint industry project (JIP) on additive manufacturing for the maritime sector. This project is one of 11 digitalisation projects awarded Maritime Innovation and Technology (MINT) co-funding by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). MPA...

BV calls on shipping industry to marry pragmatism with decarbonisation ambitions
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BV calls on shipping industry to marry pragmatism with decarbonisation ambitions

The president of the marine & offshore division of Bureau Veritas (BV) has spoken about the need for the shipping industry to be both pragmatic and ambitious in securing its future: a future in which shipping meets its decarbonisation targets, is more transparent, is better understood outside the sector, and keeps raising standards. Speaking on...

Newport Shipping signs LNG deal with LGM Engineering
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Newport Shipping signs LNG deal with LGM Engineering

Newport Shipping has announced it will be working with global LNG market service provider gloryholder Liquified Gas Machinery (LGM Engineering) as part of its strategy to expand its LNG solutions to the market. The agreement between the two companies was signed on February 10, 2020 and will see LGM Engineering supply Newport Shipping’s LNG retrofit...

BV completes trial of remote surveys
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BV completes trial of remote surveys

Bureau Veritas (BV) in Singapore, in collaboration with Nokia and Sembcorp Marine, has successfully completed remote surveys during the COVID-19 pandemic that pave the way for establishing a new class procedure for the remote inspection of vessels under construction. Utilising digital technology, the new solutions enable remote surveys to be performed at multiple locations, with...

WinGD wins type approval for biggest and most powerful dual-fuel engines
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WinGD wins type approval for biggest and most powerful dual-fuel engines

Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) has received type approval for the biggest and most powerful LNG-fuelled engines ever built. Class society Bureau Veritas (BV) awarded the approval for WinGD’s dual-fuelled 12X92DF engines, the first series of which is currently being built by China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) and will power nine ultra-large container ships (ULCS)...