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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

Caution Triangle

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

Handshake

Encouraging active & positive safety verification relationships.

Inspector

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

Clipboard

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

Speech burbs

Presence, liaison and representation between terminal & vessel.

Certificate

Port State Control & Marine Assurance agency rating and preparation. 

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BENEFITS FOR TERMINALS

Risk Triangle

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

Checklist

Custom designed for specific terminal's risk focus profile.

Benchmark Tool

Benchmarking tool. Identification of areas requiring corrective actions.

Data graph

Collection of data analysis to identity areas of concern.

Communicating

Non obstructive inspection to terminal operations.

Self reporting

Encourages engagement and self-reporting from ship operators.