Bureau Veritas has finalised the acquisition of HydrOcean, a French engineering company specialised in hydrodynamic digital simulation for the maritime industry, the classification society said.
ABS head Christopher Wiernicki is taking over as chairman of IACS from Philippe Donche-Gay.
The continuing trend towards the use of greener fuels and in particular preparations for the adoption of LNG, was a common thread running through several announcements by class societies during the opening two days of SMM.
Classification society Bureau Veritas is the latest to expand its offshore footprint acquiring MatthewsDaniel.
Bureau Veritas (BV) is to class the largest containerships ever ordered in China.
Bureau Veritas (BV) has launched an initiative to develop tools allowing for safer transit of LNG cargoes in the Arctic.