Growing demand for cruise ships and the opening of new markets is leading to vessels that are larger, and more sophisticated and specialized. Bureau Veritas ensures cruise ship safety as well as comfort, energy efficiency and environmental compliance.
Supersized and luxurious expedition vessels
The market for passenger ships has vastly expanded in the last decade, as luxury and expedition cruises have grown in number and popularity. Ship owners and yards must balance the building and operation of larger, more sophisticated ships with safety and environmental performance. They must also consider comfort and reduced energy consumption. In addition, the popularity of expedition ships for polar adventures has led to the development of dedicated and technically advanced ships able to operate in Arctic waters.
How we support you
Bureau Veritas provides tailor-made services to support vessel compliance with safety and environmental requirements. We help clients minimize cruise ship environmental impact, and achieve energy consumption and cost savings, while increasing passenger comfort and adapting to the specific needs of harbors and shipyards.
+20% Five-year growth in passenger numbers
ADDRESSING CYBER SECURITY
Cruise ships have advanced immensely thanks to intelligent data and real-time, connected equipment. However, digitalization also presents new challenges to the industry. Sophisticated hackers can breach current security solutions, and as a result, shipping can no longer afford to do ‘business as usual.’ It is time to recognize that cyber security is essential to safety management in shipping and offshore operations.
This is why we provide next-level cyber security services, leveraging our full range of expertise across the maritime industry. With deep knowledge of smart ships, networks, telecommunications and industrial control systems, as well as safety and security of ship operations and ship design, Bureau Veritas offers:
- Detailed notations, cyber compliance, and practical guidelines for and
- A global network of leading cybersecurity experts to secure your design and run efficient testing
- Best-in-class for BIMCO, Flag administration, IACS, ICS, IMO, OCIMF, and more
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