The Turkish branch of French certification company Bureau Veritas has started to offer superyacht certification services in Turkey. The company says that it will focus entirely on superyachts and has already started some pilot projects.

BV Turkey has been a certification leader in shipbuilding in Turkey for many years with an estimated market share of more than 65 per cent. The company has certificated nearly 650 ships in 18 years and is now expanding its services to superyacht building.

Bureau Veritas was founded in 1828 and is an international group specialised in the inspection, analysis, audit and certification of products, infrastructure (buildings, industrial sites, equipment, ships, etc.) and management systems in relation to regulatory or voluntary standards.

Recognised and accredited by major national and international organisations, Bureau Veritas is present in 140 countries through a network of 900 offices and laboratories. It has more than 39,000 employees and a client base of more than 370,000.