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BULK VESSEL INSPECTION QUESTIONNAIRE

BVIQ is a standardised tool for assessing, reporting on and improving the physical condition, operation and safety performance of bulk carriers.

The key aim of BVIQ is to provide POSITIVE VETTING

We consider Positive Vetting as a pro-active tool which assists ship crews, operators, charterers and other stakeholders to verify the current status and to identify areas of potential improvement in the mutual strive towards maritime safety.

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BENEFITS FOR SHIP OPERATORS

Independent safety verification & reporting. Assist in identifying & mitigating concerns.

Encouraging active & positive safety verification relationships.

Positively coaching crew, encouraging cultural change. Fleetwide shared learnings & prevention.

Increased safety improvement recognition with stakeholders (port, terminal & charterer).

Presence, liaison and representation between terminal & vessel.

Port State Control & Marine Assurance agency rating and preparation.   

 

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BENEFITS FOR TERMINALS

Independent safety verification & reporting. Assist in identifying & mitigating concerns.

Custom designed for specific terminal's risk focus profile.

Benchmarking tool. Identification of areas requiring corrective actions.

Collection of data analysis to identity areas of concern.

Non obstructive inspection to terminal operations.

Encourages engagement and self-reporting from ship operators.

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