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Transport & logistics

All stakeholders in the transport chain must comply with strict regulations while delivering their goods safely to their destinations. Bureau Veritas works with clients to meet the highest safety standards.

Ensuring safety and regulatory compliance when transporting goods globally

Your challenges

In today’s global economy, tank containers have become the main mode of transport equipment. Safety is the top priority when transporting goods, especially dangerous goods. Suppliers of tank containers must satisfy numerous national and international regulations, as well as a wide range of requirements specified by customer and by industry. Our clients need inspection and classification services that respond to their specifications wherever they are located, and whenever the need arises.

How we support you

We add value to your business, thanks to our extensive knowledge and global network of qualified experts in transport equipment inspection.

  • Type approval and initial inspections
    The majority of tank containers on the market today were initially inspected and certified by Bureau Veritas. Our flexible, market-driven package satisfies a broad range of client needs.
  • Tank container statutory in-service inspections
    We perform periodic, intermediate and exceptional inspections of portable tanks, tank swap-bodies and tank containers intended for the carriage of dangerous goods.
  • Voluntary Inspection
    Upon owner’s request, we perform voluntary, non-regulatory inspections of portable tanks, tank swap-bodies, and tank containers intended for the carriage of dangerous and non-dangerous goods.
  • Box Container – Statutory and Voluntary Services
    Our full range of services includes periodic inspections according to CSC regulations, ACEP audits, on and off-hire inspections, cleanliness verification and much more, to independently verify the equipment condition.
  • Ship classification
    Bureau Veritas is a leading classification society for the containerships and bulk carriers used to transport goods around the world. We have developed dedicated software and methodologies to support our clients in optimizing cargo.
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Digital solution

Our HERMES digital solution ensures quality and accuracy for containers, tanks and new equipment during statutory and voluntary inspections

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The expertise and accreditations to meet your safety needs

With Bureau Veritas, you have a one-stop shop certification provider for your transport equipment, backed by our extensive global network. Our offices are accredited for conformity assessment under ISO 17020 by the different national accreditation bodies to guarantee compliance of services. We hold authorizations from the main bodies governing the transport of goods, including: ADR, RID, ADN, IMDG, CSC, US-DOT and Transport Canada.

200,000+certificates issued in 2017
400dedicated Transport & Logistics inspectors
Transport & Logistics activity in 46countries