Bureau Veritas emphasises global strength and diversity

International classification society Bureau Veritas has emphasised its global strength and the diversity of services it delivers in its annual group global Activity Report and separate Marine and Offshore Business Review. The Bureau Veritas 2012 Activity Report provides a global picture of the Group’s performance and key achievements in 2012 and highlights the diversity of […]

Bureau Veritas sets up system to slash MLC compliance time

Class society Bureau Veritas has set up a web-based system which it says will help ship owners to cut certification time for the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 dramatically. BV says the system is needed because some ship owners are leaving it until late to seek the necessary MLC certification. An addition to the services available […]

BV classes the largest containership in the world

The largest containership currently in the world has been classed by classification society Bureau Veritas. Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea for French operator CMA-CGM, CMA CGM Marco Polo is the first in a series of three 16,000 teu vessels which will each be named after great explorers. The CGM […]