Tag: <span>Bureau Veritas</span>

BV, Vinssen and NTU Singapore to develop hydrogen fuelled vessels
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BV, Vinssen and NTU Singapore to develop hydrogen fuelled vessels

A new pilot project in Singapore that aims to demonstrate hydrogen-based power generation for marine vessels has kicked off. Bureau Veritas (BV), Vinssen and the EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy (EcoLabs) at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the goal to improve knowledge around hydrogen...

BV launches digital tool for machinery maintenance
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BV launches digital tool for machinery maintenance

Bureau Veritas (BV) has launched a new digital tool for machinery maintenance. The tool connects directly to owners’ computer machinery maintenance system (CMMS) and helps them transition to optimised machinery maintenance schemes. For ship operators to sail safely, their vessels must undergo regular inspections of their machinery equipment and systems. However, most modern ships have...

BV expands remote inspection capabilities
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BV expands remote inspection capabilities

Bureau Veritas (BV) can now provide owners and operators with new ways to survey their ships through remote inspection techniques (RIT) operated by BV’s own surveyors in France. BV’s key objective with the use of RIT is to limit the use of costly and dangerous means of access, by replacing them with safer and more...

BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships
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BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released a new rule note (NR 547) on fuel cell power systems on board ships. The rule note covers safety requirements for ships using any type of fuel cell technology, providing rules for the arrangement and installation of fuel cell power systems and the delivery of electrical energy. Over the last...

Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution
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Marine Service and Newport Shipping secure BV AiP for containerised LNG solution

Marine Service and Newport Shipping have announced an approval in principle (AiP) from Bureau Veritas (BV) for a jointly developed containerised LNG solution. The 40′ ISO LNG Fuel Tank Container System is suitable for LNG-fuelled newbuildings and retrofits of container vessels. The LNG fuel tank container is a class approved Type C LNG fuel tank...

GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept
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GTT, Alwena Shipping & Zhoushan receive AiP for LNG & jumboisation retrofit concept

GTT, Alwena Shipping, and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry (Zhoushan) shipyard, have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) for a new concept, combining LNG retrofit and jumboisation, applied to large container ships. GTT carried out the LNG Mark III membrane tank design while its integration into the ship was...

Nakilat selects BV for condition assessment of LNG carrier fleet
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Nakilat selects BV for condition assessment of LNG carrier fleet

Nakilat has awarded Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore (BV Solutions M&O), the marine and offshore technical advisory component of Bureau Veritas Group, a three-year contract to carry out condition assessment programmes (CAP) for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier fleet. The contract will commence this year and cover 21 of Nakilat’s LNG vessels, all...

BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations
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BV verifies GAC Bunker Fuels’ emissions calculations

GAC Bunker Fuels’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions calculations have been verified by Bureau Veritas (BV) UK, allowing GAC to realise its emissions and make important steps in reducing and offsetting its GHG emissions. Carbon emissions are classified into categories or “scopes”. GAC Bunker Fuels is assured for indirect emissions from electricity and air-conditioning under Scope...

NAPA and BV to transform hull design process to include 3D models
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NAPA and BV to transform hull design process to include 3D models

NAPA and Bureau Veritas (BV) have teamed up to improve the efficiency and accuracy of future vessel designs and solve the current challenges associated with 2D drawings. The companies seek to enable more effective and widespread use of 3D models in the class approval process. While naval architects use 3D models to design ships, the...

Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS
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Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS

Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has received certification from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its clean energy storage solution (ESS). This is the second major certification Shift has received for its ESS. BV’s marine and offshore division has approved Shift’s lithium-ion battery-based ESS use in fully electric or hybrid vessels as well as on land uses. The...

Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system
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Ro-ro fitted with Airseas wind power system

French wind propulsion tech company Airseas has completed the first installation of its automated kite Seawing on a commercial vessel chartered by Airbus and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. The Seawing system has been installed on the ro-ro vessel, the Ville de Bordeaux, which transports major aircraft components between France and the United States. The...