Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt and Germanischer Lloyd launch global cooperation
11. Aug. 2011 | Hamburg - Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt (NRS) and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) signed a global cooperation agreement today covering all areas of classification as well as flag state supervision of the ships of Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt sailing under GL class.
As one of the world's leading container and tramp shipping management companies with a fleet of 80 ships, Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt benefits from GL's extensive range of services. As a classification company, GL 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 Norddeutsche Reederei with various services in order to ensure compliance with international regulations and facilitate the use of modern technology for GL-class ships.
"The cooperation represents a milestone in our long-standing cooperation. It highlights our trust in GL's expertise and serves as the basis for further joint activities in the future", says Markus Hempel, Director of Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt.
"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 Cooperation agreement.
Germanischer Lloyd press release