Germanischer Lloyd Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) Maritime and Corporate Services received the ISO 9001:2008 certification. It was awarded by the German certification body DQS (registrar in independent third party management system certification) after a thorough assessment of GL’s quality management system. GL complies with internationally recognized standards for quality systems.

The ISO 9001:2008 certification process started in November 2008. Germanischer Lloyd developed and implemented a Quality Assurance System that conforms to the strict requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 standards. “By implementing the ISO standard Germanischer Lloyd has committed to a high benchmark which will be binding for us in future”, said Dr Hermann J. Klein, Member of the Executive Board Germanischer Lloyd, at the handover of the certificate.

The quality management has been reviewed according to criteria such as customer orientation, accountability, leadership, process-orientation as well as continuous improvement, to name a few.