Germanischer Lloyd - Tomorrow’s Technologies Today: Smarter, Greener, Safer

Composed at June 8, 2010 - 1:21 am, filed in 2010 World Expo, from FLTA

The mutual partnership with our clients over 140 years made us to what we are today: the world class technical adviser and trusted partner in assurance, consulting, classification for the maritime and energy industries. We enable our clients to build and operate their assets smarter, greener, safer.

We are truly global, close to our customers: 6760 employees serve our clients on a 24/7 basis via a global GL network of 200 offices in 80 countries to build and operate their assets smarter, greener and safer. GL Group’s business segments are Ship Classification, Oil & Gas and Renewables. In Asia, China is the heart of our activities. As an independent partner, Germanischer Lloyd (GL) develops new tools, methods and standards to solve technical questions while reinforcing high safety and quality. GL Ship Classification is dedicated to ensuring the safety of life and property at sea, and the prevention of pollution of the marine environment. GL develops state-of-the-art rules, procedures and guidance for shipowners, shipyards and the maritime supply. GL's fleet in service a,ounts to 86 million gross tons, 6,870 ships. Besides classification services, with our daughter companies FutureShip and Friendship Systems we put emphasis on ship energy efficiency and environmental issues through providing tomorrow’s technologies today.

Our mission: "smarter, greener and safer". We provide leading-edge services for sustainability and efficiency within maritime transport, global energy supply and industrial processes.