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BV Approves Wind-Assisted Ship Design

The Trade Wings 2,500 is an innovative containership with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (20-ft. equivalent unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France), that has received approval in principle from Bureau Veritas (BV). With an overall length of 197 m and a breadth of 32 m, the vessel offers a deadweight of

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BV Issues Guidelines on Ammonia as 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 be converted to use ammonia as fuel

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Multi-Function Water and Power Vessel Approved for Further Development

Global inspection and certification provider Bureau Veritas has awarded “approval in principal” to a new vessel concept design that could provide clean power and water more efficiently and cost-effectively than conventional solutions. The concept developed by MODEC is a floating storage, regasification, water-desalination and power-generation (FSRWP) vessel to provide clean energy and water quickly from a floating platform. As a

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Bureau Veritas joins Global Industry Alliance to Support Low-Carbon Shipping

Inspection and certification organization Bureau Veritas joined 15 other members in the Global Industry Alliance (GIA), a public-private partnership that aims to bring together maritime industry leaders to support an energy-efficient and low-carbon maritime transport system. GIA was created in June 2017 under the GloMEEP (Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships) Project, which is jointly supported by the Global Environment Facility (GEF),

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