Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore provides a large variety of software solutions enabling you to comply with rules and statutory requirements and optimize your ship's or unit’s design.


Our software help clients reduce costs in both the design and operational phases. Our software is the result of Bureau Veritas’ research activity, which prizes a constant focus on providing user-friendly tools. All of our major software programs are connected to rules (IACS, BV Rules, etc.), regulations or industrial standards, and can be used for various marine and offshore projects. Our programs are supported by teams of experienced developers and engineers who use the software daily. Local technical teams are available around the world to provide you with convenient, individualized services.


      • Bulk
        Our Bulk software ensures that the structural strength of transverse bulkheads and double bottoms for bulk carriers comply with the relevant IACS Unified Requirements. 
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      • Cargo Securing Arrangement Assessment
        Our Cargo Securing Arrangement Assessment tool ensures that the lashing arrangement of our clients’ vessels complies with all relevant provisions of the CSS IMO Code.
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      • ComposeIT
        ComposeIT allows the detailed strength analysis of composite panels or stiffeners for the yachting industry.
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      • MARS 2000
        MARS 2000 evaluates the structure of vessels by checking all structural members of cross-sections or transverse bulkheads. (compliant with BV rules July 2021 )
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      • MARS
        Mars evaluates the structure of vessels by checking all structural members of cross-sections or transverse bulkheads. (compliant with BV rules July 2022 and after )
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        MARS Inland supports the structural strength of inland navigation vessels by assessing their cross-sections and transverse bulkheads. 
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      • MARSPEED
        Our Marspeed software improves the design of High Speed Craft plating for monohull and multihull design of all material combinations. 
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      • MARS MILI
        MARS Mili supports the structural strength of naval vessels by assessing their cross-sections and transverse bulkheads. 
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      • StarBoat
        StarBoat performs comprehensive structural assessments of small cargo and non-cargo ships with regards to the latest regulatory requirements.
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      • Steel Coil
        Our Steel Coil software ensures clients’ assets are compliant with the relevant industry standards for steel coil loadings.
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      • Veristar Hull
        Veristar Hull performs strength, stress, and fatigue assessments to ensure safe performance throughout an asset’s lifecycle.
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      • Veristar Lashing
        Veristar Lashing conducts assessments of complex lashing configurations, to ensure the safety of containers stowed on exposed decks.
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      • Homer
        Homer assesses structural responses of vessels in the face of different wave conditions, enabling users to target improved structural integrity.
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      • Steel
        Our interactive Steel software is optimized to perform 3D-beam analyses on units of all kinds, taking into account a range of deformations, local forces, moments and stresses.
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      • Veristar complete ship model
        Veristar Complete Ship Model assesses a vessel’s structure using a powerful finite element analysis combined with load calculations.
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      • Ariane
        Ariane enables highly accurate analyses of mooring systems of all types and sizes.
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      • Hydrostar
        Hydrostar is an advanced hydrodynamic software that allows clients to improve the technical performance of their assets.
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      • LIRA
        LIRA’s shaft alignment capabilities allow clients to optimize their vessels’ shaft line performance, accounting for a range of operating conditions.
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      • Rudder
        Our Rudder software performs numerous calculations to determine rudder scantlings to meet classification requirements.
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      • LSFO
        Our Low Sulphur Fuel Oil Analysis program allows ship owners and operators to optimize fuel transition when entering SECAs. 
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    Our software can be delivered with several types of licenses (perpetual, yearly renewable, fixed term), including network or node-locked options.

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