Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Singapore (BV) has launched a new Centre of Excellence, the innovation Centre of Alternative Renewables Energy (iCARE), supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).
iCARE as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) will drive sustainable growth and new technology in Singapore. By creating an enabling environment for value innovation in the industry, BV hopes to generate a positive impact and attract and develop talent in maritime careers.
We already have new sustainability and innovation projects under way and we will be working closely with the recently opened Maritime Centre for Decarbonisation in Singapore
states David Barrow, Vice-President, Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore.
Directing iCARE is Koh Shu Yong, who notes that:
Moving into a new era of innovation and technology, it is paramount to shape new paradigms for innovation in the industry and to develop more collaborative impact to explore innovative ideas on sustainable energy solutions for the future, meeting both Singapore’s and global regulatory requirements
Furthermore, Dawn Lim, Vice President and Head, Commercial and Professional Services, EDB, added that the launch of iCARE is a welcome boost to the transformation efforts the testing, inspection and certification industry.
These innovation efforts will enhance the sophistication of Singapore’s maritime industry, and further strengthen our role as a maritime hub for the region
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