VPS Celebrates 40th Year in Business

Testing and advisory agency VPS at this time introduced it’s celebrating its 40th 12 months in enterprise. VPS was established in 1981 by Det Norske Veritas to supply companies to the marine business.

Having been know for a few years as Veritas Petroleum Services, final month the corporate unveiled new branding and that shifting forwards it will be identified merely as VPS.

The full press launch for todays announcement is as follows.

1981 – 2021

In January 2021, VPS – world leaders in marine gas testing and bunker amount surveys – celebrates 40 unbelievable years of sustainable innovation.

Our modern pondering has led to the event and implementation of enhancements in marine gas testing and bunker amount surveys the world over. All that is designed to provide our prospects the sensible recommendation, assist and perception they should run a extra worthwhile, environment friendly enterprise, coupled with creating optimistic environmental change.

To honour our 40th anniversary, we’re highlighting two key achievements VPS has delivered to the maritime business over the previous few many years – and in two completely different, precious methods.

Helping to chop sulphur emissions by 67%

In 2004, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) introduced into pressure their directive to scale back emissions from delivery below MARPOL Annex VI. By wanting on the sulphur ranges VPS has examined between 2004-2020, we noticed an unbelievable 67% discount in sulphur emissions.

We will proceed to work carefully with our prospects to scale back sulphur emissions, and lower the degrees of carbon dioxide and greenhouse gasoline emissions. And as a result of we by no means cease pushing to attain extra, we’re serving to in different methods too.

Reducing gas system failures by 50%

Our Fuel System Check (FSC) course of has helped operators everywhere in the world save time, sources and cash by figuring out areas of essential concern.


A non-functioning separator aboard one vessel led to the whole failure of two new pumps. The subsequent restore prices ran to $75,000-100,000, in addition to the lack to take care of the required pace for its itinerary.


FSC carried out by our specialists at VPS saved this one enterprise lots of of 1000’s of {dollars} in upkeep, restore prices and operational reliability. After partnering with VPS, their gas system failure price was lowered by 50% (that is decrease than the cruise line business benchmark).

We additionally instigated the 100% monitoring of all their vessels together with actionable insights for steady enchancment.

The VPS Innovation in Sustainability Awards

Only by regularly innovating and bettering can we overcome the environmental challenges we
know – and those we have but to face. At VPS, we imagine it’s our accountability to encourage, encourage and assist the subsequent technology of game-changers wherever they’re in the world.

So to have a good time our 40th anniversary and spotlight our dedication to innovation in sustainability, we’re looking forward to the subsequent 40 years with essentially the most bold programme we’ve got ever undertaken.
We are excited and honoured to be main this initiative and to assist encourage efficient, sustainable
change. We’ll hold you up to date later in the 12 months as this initiative is launched.

About Us

VPS was established in 1981 by Det Norske Veritas to supply skilled testing and advisory companies to the marine business. Today, VPS operates worldwide and employs over 300 individuals. With a world community of testing excellence, manned with technical and buyer assist specialists throughout our places, VPS is firmly positioned to make sure asset integrity.

And assist construct a extra sustainable world for everybody.

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