DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognised advisor for the maritime industry.
We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) is a leading international provider of classification, compliance and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry. At LR, we’re shaping the future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets, while continuing to deliver solutions for our clients every day.
Hill Dickinson work with clients across the entire breadth of the marine sector. From leading shipowners, cruise and ferry operators, charterers, shipyards, P&I clubs, and port and terminal operators, to underwriters and traders, salvors, and the cargo, logistics and warehousing industries. From shippers, traders, commodities end-users and trade associations such as GAFTA and the RSA, to specialist yacht finance houses and banks, owners and borrowers.
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Palumbo Group is a family owned company founded in Naples – 50 years ago – that through three generations up to now performs as one of the leading companies in the Ship Repair, Conversion and New Building Industry. Palumbo Group has a network of 7 shipyards which are located in Naples (Italy), Messina (Italy), two in Malta (Malta), Marseille (France), Tenerife (Spain) and Ancona (Italy). The Groups continuously adopts and implements Quality Systems which are crucial both for the Group and also for the Customers and are an additional reference which demonstrate the Group’s reliability, competence, and professionalism; making it a great working environment and one of the most attractive service providers for customers to meet their quality, deadlines and economical requirements.
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Building on its long and varied maritime tradition, the Malta Ship Registry, within Transport Malta has today established itself as a leading, reputable international ship registry. Backed by one of the leading maritime hubs and service centres in the Mediterranean region, Transport Malta has developed a very strong legal and regulatory platform that values long term customer relationships.
Transport Malta offers simple, transparent legislation and procedures, 24 hour, 7 days a week service and above all access to its key decision-makers. Such characteristics, coupled with a highly responsive flag Administration, are highly valued by ship owners and managers. The Registry’s genuine, open approach to service and to guide its customers in the process of registration has rendered Malta the Flag of Choice of the major ship owners and managers. The Registry is on the White List of the Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU and on the Low Risk Ship List of the Paris MoU.
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The Shipowners’ Club has been protecting operators of small and specialist vessels for over 160 years. As market leaders we insure over 32,000 vessels, entered through a global distribution network of some 600 brokers. We offer peace of mind to vessel owners, operators and managers through our Protection & Indemnity (P&I) cover and various associated insurances that cover key seafaring industries.