As from 4th September, by co-operation agreement signed on the SMM in Hamburg, Bureau Veritas is integrating its digital platforms with the [bluester] online marketplace and providing independent vendor qualification services to its users.
Desktop and global online verification of [bluester] listed service providers by Bureau Veritas will add to the safety, reliability and efficiency of direct contracting through [bluester] as service providers’ qualifications and documentation will benefit from impartial validation.
Deep integration of the [bluester] platform into Bureau Veritas’ own digital tools VeriSTAR Info, My VeriSTAR, BV Approval Explorer and PSC Ready provides added value and benefits to the [11,000+] Bureau Veritas customers. BV customers will have access to the [bluester] marketplace via a single sign on and receive special user benefits. Once registered with [bluester], BV customers access the portal with the click of a button from their familiar BV desktop and mobile platforms. The special benefits inter- alia include easy transfer of data.
For Matthieu de Tugny, COO, Marine & Offshore, Bureau Veritas, “partnering with [bluester] is a strategic decision for Bureau Veritas: we believe that smart online applications, focused on the enhancement of dedicated market processes in the Maritime Industry, are an important element of digitization in the maritime sector.”
Through the cooperation with Bureau Veritas, not only for the first time in shipping a global marketplace for maritime support services is accessible, but market participants can also rely on the commercial and legal information shared by buyers and suppliers. This significantly adds value to the allocation process of the entire industry. Additionally, the highly secure user ranking installed is another element that makes the use of our online platform beneficial for all ship managers and service providers.
Press Release: bluester.net
Source: Maritime Shipping News