BV awards cyber security AIP for South Korean-designed LNG carrier

Photo: Bureau Veritas

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has been awarded an approval in principle (AIP) under Bureau Veritas’ (BV) Cyber Managed Prepared notation.

SHI received the AIP for its design of a new LNG carrier featuring a proprietary smart ship sollution, which focuses on complete digitalisation of the ship and its applications to efficiently and safely assist operations.

BV said that its Cyber Managed Prepared notation confirms the design’s compliance with the industry’s best practices and IMO 2021 requirements in terms of cyber security.

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