Who we are

We serve shipowners, vessel managers and charterers. We help our customers to better monitor and control discharges of ballast water and other types of water, as well as CO2 and Sulphur emissions. Our innovative IT-based solutions have proven to be able to help increase the fuel economy for vessel voyages by up to 15%, and can be tailored easily to serve your specific needs.

Peterson Vessel Performance Centre B.V. (VPC) is part of Peterson, a Dutch family business established in 1920. Serving its customers succesfully for 100 years in the fields of logistics, quality, certications and risk management. From its roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson is now operating in more than 70 countries and offering a complete range of tailored supply chain solutionsfor its valued customers.

Our Vessel Performance Centre was founded in the spring of 2019, to combine the global network  and track-record of Peterson with the expertise and entrepreneurial drive of a small team of industry specialists. We combine 25+ years of expertise in maritime supply-chains and sustainability programs.

Our VPC helps all types of vessels and ships to comply with the newest regulations and improve fuel performance with tailor-made solutions 

For owners and operators we offer a range of solutions for your environmental compliance, supported by our network of Control Union with in-house experts across 75+ ports. These include: 

  • Water discharge monitoring (EPA VGP and IMO MEPC.259/68) for all water types 
  • Scrubber compliance (EPA VGP and IMO MEPC.259/68) and piping NDT 
  • Drinking water testing for healthy crews (in partnership with Hatenboer-Water), 
  • BWTS  commissioning testing (IMO Circ.70) & system Type Approvals (USCG), 
  • CO2 emissions reporting independent verification (EU MRV, IMO-DCS),  
  • Fuel compliance (IMO Sulphur Cap).  

Our state-of-the-art IT applications are built to benchmark your vessel performance and save  bunker costs without CAPEX nor hardware, using Digital Twin. 

See what our customers say about our great levels of service and innovative approach to propel shipping towards sustainability 

Reach out to us, to discover how we can tailor our service to fit your needs and requirements precisely

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