Bureau Veritas

Authorisation for GRW tankers

The UK government has issued an authorisation (No 409) under the CDG Regulations, to permit the continued use of road tanker vehicles manufactured by GRW Engineering in South Africa.

Quis custodiet?

CONSTRUCTION The UK has discovered a significant number of substandard road tankers in operation, with the fault being laid at the door of the initial type approval. Removing or improving these tanks is one issue, but this may well be just the tip of an iceberg

Welding arm operated by worker on tank container

Now and next

EQUIPMENT October’s Gastech show in London previewed some of the technological innovations that will soon be commercially available as the LNG transport sector moves into another new age

Gastech 2012 stands

Perolo launches foot-valve

Tank container and road tanker component manufacturer Perolo has introduced its Neatflow MKIII external spring foot-valve.

ADN another thing…

INLAND WATERWAYS With multimodal issues being discussed by the joint experts, the ADN Safety Committee contents itself mainly with issues related to vessel design and operation.

Tankers on Inland Waterway

NMM leads on green standard

Northern Marine Management Ltd, the ship management division of Stena AB, is the first shipping company to be certified according to the new BS ISO 50001-2011 – Energy Management Systems standard, following an audit by Bureau Veritas.

Fiba ISO certified

Bureau Veritas Certification North America (BV) has awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification to pressure vessel manufacturer Fiba Technologies.

Girard gets Bureau Veritas thumbs-up

Tank component supplier Girard Equipment announces that its ‘Offshore Tank Valve’ has been approved by inspection group Bureau Veritas, according to the EN 14433 standard.

The admin department

The first session of the Administrative Committee of the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterway (ADN) took place in Geneva this past June 19.

Thai one on

The announcement earlier this month that Thailand's PTT has signed a heads of agreement with Qatargas relating to the supply of LNG to its proposed receiving terminal at Map Ta Phut comes

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