Bureau Veritas has launched digital platform ‘Optimum Survey Planning (OSP)’ following trials with shipowners and managers, which sought to improve the delivery of the right survey at the right time.
MAC, a Bureau Veritas (BV) company and Kongsberg Maritime have completed a remote inspection and audit survey on a Bourbon vessel using Kongsberg’s dynamic positioning (DP) system.
Bureau Veritas reports that it has introduced online ‘third-party’ verification services for maritime procurement, provided by its Assurance Solutions’ team and delivered through its partnership with bluester announced in September 2018.
Bureau Veritas has announced a new partnership deal with bluester, linking its digital platforms with the bluester online marketplace and providing independent vendor qualification services to bluester users.
Bureau Veritas has launched a new web-based search engine for maritime stakeholders to identify, locate and contact service suppliers or manufacturers approved by the class society, and to search for certified products and materials.
Bureau Veritas has introduced the first phase of its My Fuel Consumption software system, a Cloud-based web application offering a digital process to manage compliance with IMO-DCS (Data Collection System) and EU MRV (monitoring reporting and verification) regulations, which aim to track shipping CO2 emissions.
Bureau Veritas has launched ‘PSC Ready’, a Cloud-based application to help ships’ crews to prepare for port state control (PSC) inspections, downloadable for both iOS and Android.
Bureau Veritas reports that it has now begun issuing both classification and statutory certificates in digital formats, following successful pilots of the electronic documentation with ship owners and flag states.
Bourbon and Bureau Veritas have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop and deploy a range of real time fleet monitoring applications and other digital technologies, while also looking for ways to mitigate cyber risks as the fleet becomes increasingly connected.
Bureau Veritas has joined RECOMMS (Remote Evaluation of Coatings / Corrosion on Offshore Machinery and Marine Structures / Ships), a joint investment project (JIP) to develop drones with the capability to inspect steel structures in enclosed spaces for use in ship surveys.
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