Delegation of 5 people in total headed by Prof. Xia Guihua, director of
management committee of the project, Prof. Duan Wenyang, chief architect of the
project paid a visit to the headquarter of BV (Bureau Veritas) on March 20th.
Mr. Quentin Derbanne, director of the Technology Center in Department of Marine
Engineering, Mr. Sime Malenica, the vice director and Mr. Silenica, manager of
the ¡°Intelligent Ships Project¡± met with the delegation. BV¡¯s senior general
counsel Mr. Pierre Besse presided over the symposium on cooperation.
gave a brief introduction of the research development of the project over the
past years and had a discussion over specific issues such as NWT, Intelligent
Ships etc. The two sides have reached a consensus in terms of the cooperation
and joint research over NWT project and Intelligent Ships.