Bureau Veritas (BV)



BV has been authorized to issue the following IMO certificates:
  • International Load Line Certificate
  • International Tonnage Certificate
  • SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate
  • SOLAS Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate
  • MARPOL 73/78 Annex I; International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate
  • MARPOL 73/78 Annex II; International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk
  • MARPOL 73/78 Annex VI; International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate
  • International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
  • International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk
  • Document of Compliance for ships carry dangerous goods under SOLAS regulation II-2/19
  • Certificate of Fitness for Noxious Liquid Substances on Offshore Supply Vessels (IMO A.673)
  • International Anti-Fouling System Certificate (IAFS)
  • International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEE)

USCG-approved Supplements

see Holding File below

Interim changes, additions and subtractions from U.S. Supplements
(Holding file)

Action Action date Section # Supplemental Requirements
Add 5 Nov 2003 Load Lines Cite: ICLL Reg 10
The following U.S. interpretation is to be adhered to:
Information to be supplied to the master means a loading and stability manual developed in accordance with MSC/Circ.920 "Model Loading and Stability Manuals". To be considered as approved stability information, the vessel shall comply withthe requirements and recommendations of the Code of Intact Stability.
Add 5 Nov 2003 Tonnage Cite:
Supplemental requirements that are set forth in the current version of Marine Safety Center Technical Notes 01-98, "Tonnage Administrative Policy," and 01-99, "Tonnage Technical Policy," shall be