The partnership sees Bureau Veritas support the global activity of the IMarEST, in promoting the scientific development of marine engineering, marine science and marine technology, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide.
The Bureau Veritas Group is the largest classification and certification society worldwide, with over 58,000 employees and over 400,000 customers in many different industries across the world.
In the maritime field, its missions consist of:
Classification of ships and offshore units
Certification and issuance of statutory certificates on behalf of more 130 Government and Flag authorities
Technical assistance services and consulting
Training services in the marine technical and regulatory field
BV has a consistent network of 2,000 high qualified marine surveyors, specialised in the implementation of safety, security, protection of environment rules and standards, operating in 180 survey stations located in 90 countries.
Multinational classification society Bureau Veritas has finalised the acquisition of HydrOcean, a French engineering company specialised in hydrodynamic digital simulation for the maritime industry. Established in 2007, HydrOcean provides design support for the construction of ships, offshore structures, racing yachts and marine energy systems. Its focus is on assessing and…
This is an important partnership for Bureau Veritas as our commitment to supporting the professional development of those working in the maritime sector is key. We have a number of employees who are members of the IMarEST, and we have been involved with some key IMarEST industry discussions, most recently the roundtable on 'Making the Green Agenda Pay'.
UK & Ireland Marine Chief Executive for Bureau Veritas