DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.
In the maritime industry
DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
A trusted partner
We are recognized for our technical competence, proactive solutions and flexible support. As a leading classification society and maritime advisor within the shipping and mobile offshore unit industry we build on our reputation for integrity, dependability and ability to deliver high quality services for newbuilding projects and fleet in service. DNV GL has a strong presence in all shipbuilding regions around the world. We have established close, long-term relations with not only owners and operators, but also shipyards and designers. Working together with regulators, authorities and the flag states, we can help ensure smooth operations, carry out statutory services and check whether vessels comply with codes of both flag and port states.
Ship and offshore classification
For both newbuilding projects and fleets in operation, our global network of surveyors can guide you through the entire process of compliance. This not only ensures timely delivery of your new vessel, but also high ship availability in operation.
Our service portfolio
Certification of material and components
DNV GL confirms that all class and regulatory requirements for equipment and systems have been met.
DNV GL is authorized by more than 128 flag administrations to carry out statutory certification on their behalf.
Independent and objective activity, product or service verification with specific requirement appraisals and a risk-based, transparent approach.
Take advantage of our expert advisory services designed to help you realize the full potential of your asset and increase the efficiency of your operations.
Our Maritime Academy has one of the broadest portfolios of training courses to help you improve your business performance and achieve your goals through targeted training.
DNV GL is a globally leading provider of software for a safer, smarter and greener future in the maritime industry.