Bureau Veritas appoints new Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries
Bureau Veritas has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries. This is a key role involved from the concept stages through the operational life of projects helping ensure that clients are able to make the best commercial decisions based on technical understanding to mitigate risk and promote safety, Bureau Veritas said in its press release.
Passenger ships and ferries are very important areas of activity for Bureau Veritas. Today many of the most innovative projects in these sectors, both in the water and under construction, are Bureau Veritas classed. Andreas succeeds Jean-Jacques Juenet, who retires in April. Andreas will deliver the global marketing and technical leadership provided so effectively by Jean-Jacques for many years.
Bureau Veritas classed passenger ship and ferry projects cover a wide range of innovative developments including: Sunstone’s four expedition class ships (plus six options) to be built in China; Ponant’s ice-breaking, LNG fuelled, order; MSC Cruise’s LNG fuelled mega ships; Scenic’s ultra-luxurious polar expedition ship; and Brittany Ferries new LNG fuelled ferry being built at Flensburger.
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has more than 74,000 employees in around 1,400 offices and laboratories located all across the globe. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performance by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index.