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Online Approval Process

Manage your vessels' alteration projects on DNV's digital platform Veracity

Online approval for vessels on DNV’s digital platform Veracity provides a seamless experience for all users. Watch the video to find out how to request an alteration to your vessels today.

What are the benefits of using the online approval process?

  • Get a quick overview of all your vessels that are part of an alteration project.
  • Full visibility and transparency: Linking owners, designers, manufacturers, yard and class in one portal.
  • Fully automated process and access project status in real time.
  • Access a consolidated list of comments for the vessel, including design and site comments.
  • Submit documentation anytime, anywhere at your convenience.
  • Re-use documentation for same alteration projects across a series of vessels.
  • Communicate with DNV approval engineers and project managers directly via Veracity.
  • Get instant access to approved documents in a secure manner.

Types of alterations available for online request:

  • Ballast Water Treatment system installation 
  • Scrubber installation
  • Mobilization
  • Deeper draft and/or increase of deadweight
  • Increase of persons on board
  • Alternative Fuel
  • Battery/Shore power installation
  • Other types of alteration

How can I access the service?

  • Log on to Veracity and find the 'Approval - Vessel in Operation' tab in My Services.
  • Under My Alterations, click on the vessel you want to request alteration approval for and follow the on-site instructions.

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Your company's account on Veracity is set up with a company administrator in cooperation with DNV. This administrator can and should establish individual Veracity user accounts for relevant colleagues in your company to benefit from our services. Please contact your local DNV office for more information.


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