Retrofit & Life Extension

Retrofit & Life Extension

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore proposes a wide range of services to extend ship life and adapt vessel designs to current or changed operating conditions. Our services include a full diagnostic of vessel performance, defining potential points for cost reduction, and solutions for technical and mechanical problems.

Shipowners need to be competitive in a challenging business environment. Retrofitting or upgrading a ship can significantly improve its performance, extend its operating life, and boost its functionality. Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore assists vessel owners, designers and shipyards in conducting a multitude of studies, including jumboization, conversion and performance optimization.

  • Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore provides independent, reliable audits to help you select the most profitable retrofit options according to your needs and budget  

  • Our proven technological expertise allows us to assist you in optimizing and monitoring your vessels’ energy performance

  • We support you in the retrofitting of ships for maximal operational and cost efficiency

our offer

Jumboization studies

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore provides jumboization services, lengthening your vessels by adding an entirely new section. Our experts handle the jumboization process from initial feasibility to detailed engineering studies, ensuring your vessel remains safe and operable with the additional section.  

Conversion studies

Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore assists shipowners and shipyards by performing conversion studies. These are available for all technical aspects of a project, including structural analysis, hydrodynamic performance, and vibration. From feasibility studies to detailed design studies, our experts work to define the most accurate solutions for your specific vessel.

Retrofit optimization

Retrofit optimization allows clients to improve their vessel’s hydrodynamic efficiency by adapting their ship’s design to current or changed operating conditions. Our experts perform optimization studies for bulbous bows, appendages and propellers, and Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore also offers independent, third party evaluations of Energy Saving Devices developed by manufacturers.

What is Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore

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Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore is the Technical Advisory, Asset Management and Assurance Solutions provider within our Marine & Offshore activities. These services shall be performed independently from Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore regulated activities, such as classification and statutory certification.