GL signs global co-operation agreement with ship manager

11 Aug 2011

Norddeutsche Reederei H Schuldt (NRS) and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) have signed a cooperation agreement covering all areas of classification as well as flag state supervision of the ships of NRS sailing under GL class.

As a leading container and tramp shipping management companies with a fleet of 80 ships, NRS benefits from GL's range of services. As a classification company, GL says it offers the development of standards, rules, and guidelines for the design, construction and operation of ships, as well as their regular inspection and audit. The company supports NRS with various services in order to ensure compliance with international regulations and facilitate the use of modern technology for GL-class ships.

"The co-operation represents a milestone in our long-standing co-operation. It highlights our trust in GL's expertise and serves as the basis for further joint activities in the future", says Markus Hempel, NRS director.

"GL can look back on a positive long-standing business relationship with Norddeutsche Reederei H Schuldt. With a view to the future and the size of their fleet, we have decided to intensify our cooperation in order to be even better prepared for future projects", explains Erik van der Noordaa, CEO of GL, of the co-operation agreement.

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