The company with its head office in Hamburg (Germany) employs more than 5,000 engineers, surveyors, experts and administrative staff in 77 countries. The global network consists of more than 200 stations and site offices around the globe.
Ship owners, shipyards, the maritime supply industry and some 130 flag states are the primary customers of Germanischer Lloyd's ship classification activities. Its ship register contains a large number of multi-purpose vessels and high speed craft, tankers and bulk carriers as well as naval vessels, including submarines.
As an inspection, certification and technical consultancy company GL offers sophisticated technical services addressing all safety and risk issues of installations related to energy production, storage and transportation. Germanischer Lloyd offers a "one stop shopping" approach for its worldwide customer base including comprehensive technical services across the asset life cycle.
Masson Marine have GL type approval for their marine gearboxes.