Worth over $400 billion USD, the global seafood industry depends on a global fleet of fishing vessels. From trawlers, to crabbers, to tuna seiners, fishing vessels come in many sizes and designs, and sail worldwide. This variety and geographical spread makes the fishing segment particularly decentralized, presenting unique challenges in terms of classification, sustainability and social responsibility.
To help ship owners ensure the safety and reliability of their fishing vessels, Bureau Veritas’ global network provides key classification services. We offer dedicated classification rules and class notations for different operating conditions and equipment, including systems for automation and refrigeration. We also support vessel owners in using more sustainable fuels and alternative propulsion methods, and ensuring the safety and responsible treatment of crewmembers.
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