Germanischer Lloyd (GL)
Address: Brooktorkai 18, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Phone: +49 40 36149-0
Fax: +49 40 36149-200
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Germanischer Lloyd Sankt-Petersburg GmbH
4-29, nab. Kryukova kan. 4, St-Petersburg, Russia, 190000
tel.: +7 812 346-82-77
fax: +7 812 346-82-78
Last modified: 2013-09-16
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Germanischer Lloyd (GL) is a ship classification society and an international technical assurance and consulting company for the energy sector. The company employs nearly 6,800 engineers, surveyors, experts in 80 countries. The global network consists of 208 locations around the
GL is dedicated to ensuring the safety of life and property at sea, and the prevention of pollution of the marine environment. As an independent third party, GL is developing state of the art rules, procedures and guidance for ship owner, ship yards and the maritime supply industry in order to offer relevant answers in times of economic challenges and tight regulatory regimes. GL classes container ships, tankers, bulk carriers, multipurpose vessels, high-speed ferries and cruise ships as well as superyachts and sport boats. GL's fleet in service amounts to 83 million gross tons. More than 6,900 ships are currently surveyed on a regular basis by GL.
Apart from classification GL is an international technical assurance and consulting company for the worldwide energy industries. GL provides assurance, inspection, and consulting as well as project management on a worldwide scale. The focus of its worldwide services is along the entire life cycle oil and gas - upstream, midstream, and downstream, renewables and energy installations onshore and offshore. This includes safety, integrity, reliability and performance management.
GL's, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, has a dedicated growth strategy, both organically and by acquisition. In April 2009, Noble Denton, a premier provider of life cycle marine and offshore engineering services, has joined GL and reinforced its offshore expertise. Wind consultancy Garrad Hassan (GH) joined forces with GL in August 2009 to form a technical assurance and consulting company for renewable energy.