Decommissioning is a growing industry, and one that is only going to get busier, writes Paul Shrieve, president, Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore (pictured). There are already major players on the global stage in this sector, and they will all need supportive supply chains around them every step of the way. For example, ports […]
UK boatbuilder Diverse Marine has been contracted to build the initial run in a series of robotic vessels, monikered the Hydronaut class, for Houston-based Nauticus Robotics (formerly Houston Mechatronics). In order to comply with the terms of the US’ protectionist Jones Act, some of the 18m vessels will be constructed by Diverse Marine’s partner yards […]
Warship Technology January 2022
Classification society Bureau Veritas has developed a particularly close working relationship with the Australian defence sector and the Royal Australian Navy and is helping it to develop a comprehensive set of rules specific to naval ships. The goal is to establish standards for its entire fleet to improve risk management, assess safety and structural defects, and help ensure all vessels are fit for purpose.
The Naval Architect November/December 2021
The one-size-fits-all days are over, says Ulrik Dan Frørup, chief commercial director, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore.