Materials, components and systems

In today’s business world, approved and certified products, materials and processes are a key to economic success. DNV GL is your trusted and reliable partner for certification and for strong technical expertise that gives you a decisive advantage.

We offer the entire range of technical services – from design assessment, type approvals, third-party inspection, verification and testing to consultation and engineering services for your complex projects. These include certification of all materials, components and systems relevant to safe operation and quality of ships, offshore installations, industrial plants and further industrial applications.

DNV GL’s activities centred on the certification of materials and components are carried out by a staff of some 300 dedicated specialists in the relevant technical engineering disciplines, located in both Oslo and Hamburg.

Our areas of competence:

  • Marine systems and components
  • Welding and materials
  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Container certification
  • Underwater technology
  • Service suppliers

Service areas

Marine systems and components

Our design assessment, type approvals and production assessments ensure that systems and components are fit for their purpose.

Welding and materials

Our wide range of services for companies dealing with materials and construction.

Container certification

Certification of containers

Underwater technology

DNV GL deals with all kinds of diving systems, submarines, submersibles, underwater vehicles, underwater equipment and underwater working machines.

Approval of manufacturers

A service to verify manufacturer's ability to deliver materials/products complying with the requirements of DNV GL rules.

Approval of Service Suppliers

A service to verify the supplier's ability to deliver information which is used as basis for DNV GL class decisions.

Contact us

If you want to have your materials, components and systems certified by DNV GL, just contact your local DNV GL office. Our experts in Hamburg and Oslo are also happy to support you.