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Company Overview: Det Norske Veritas

Company Information
Det Norske Veritas
Veritasveien 1
Høvik, 1322

Contact Information
Website: www.dnv.com/ogpi/

Established in 1864, Det Norske Veritas is an independent foundation working with the objective of 'safeguarding life, property and the environment'. DNV has a total of 5,500 employees, and comprises a network of 300 exclusive offices in 100 countries. DNV's Head Office is in Oslo, Norway.

DNV is a leading provider of safety and reliability services, where classification, certification, verification and advisory services are key activities. The staff consists mainly of highly qualified engineers and technical personnel.

DNV establishes Rules and Guidelines for the classification of mobile offshore platforms and other floating marine structures (and of course also ships). It also issues rules and standards for the classification, certification and verification of fixed offshore structures.

Today DNV has cassified approximately 120 Mobile Offshore units.

DNV is also assigned work on more than 500 process plants worldwide.

DNV is accredited by 14 countries to certify quality assurance systems according to the ISO 9000 standards, and has so far certified close to 22,000 companies. DNV's Safety Rating System is used at over 6,000 industrial sites throughout the world.

DNV provides certification of management systems, products and personnel to the landbased and offshore industries. Among accredited quality system certification (ISO 9000/BS 5750), DNV is among the world-wide market leaders with a market share of some six percent.

DNV is also a leading provider of advisory services within safety-, environment- and quality management, as well as a specialist in technical services and software.

Quick Facts

Line of Business: Cetification, classification and consulting.
Ownership: Non-Profit
Number of Employees: 5500