Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. It also provides certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers its customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with professionals dedicated to helping their customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL is based at the DNV GL Station in Piraeus Greece. DNV GL provides classification, certification and expert maritime advisory services, including consulting, engineering, software and training, as well as Research and Development activities in close collaboration with the Greek shipping industry. DNV GL conducts research and development to acquire knowledge, to develop new services, and to create value for the company and our customers. We have strong competence on modelling, simulation and optimization of integrated ship machinery systems, introducing formally systems engineering in shipping, and developing the innovative computer platform COSSMOS. The DNV GL COSSMOS library contains a wide list of component models of ship machinery systems, from spatially distributed dynamic systems to even zero-dimensional steady-state forms, allowing the development of system models of different accuracy level fit-to-purpose for their intended use. DNV GL’s R&D has built also competence in technologies for low carbon/energy shipping, alternative fuels, and hybrid systems.