who we are

Who we are

Bureau Veritas is one of the world’s leading ship classification societies and offshore safety and verification bodies. Our 2,650 people worldwide work hand-in-hand with our clients to achieve safety and performance at sea.

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A global network of marine and offshore experts

Bureau Veritas works worldwide to provide our clients with the support, expertise, and in-depth knowledge they need.
Our profile

2,650 Marine & Offshore experts
190 years of service
140 countries served
Bureau Veritas - Our mission

Safety at sea

At Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore we have a guiding mission: to keep our clients’ crew and assets safe, every day.
Our mission


A history of innovation

One of the oldest classification societies, Bureau Veritas has been helping maritime industries innovate since 1828.
Our history

Matthieu de Tugny, Executive Vice President, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

One of the world’s oldest classification societies, Bureau Veritas’ hallmark for the past 190 years has been our ability to anticipate changes and help our clients move forward.

Matthieu de Tugny Executive Vice President, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

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Our subsidiaries’ network

Over the years, Bureau Veritas has expanded its offering through acquisition and partnerships with companies with specialist expertise.
Know more about our subsidiaries