Maritime is in a state of change and facing increasing external pressures. Supply chain disruption, inflationary issues and changing regulations are making it an uncertain market. As demands on maritime continue to shift, you need confidence in a trusted adviser with a rich heritage of innovation and technical competency to support you when you need it most.
With our Material, Equipment and Components Certification Portfolio, you can develop your products with confidence, making sure every component you produce meets rigorous standards and fast-tracking the development of new technologies that shape the future of our industry.
- Mitigate the risks
- Achieve success
- Make sustainable changes for the future
From initial design assessments to type approvals and advisory services, we’re here for you at every step of your certification journey. Add value to your business and drive profitability with the right certification. Deliver peace of mind with LR
Type Approval helps you stand out in the market and is available for a wide range of products used in marine and offshore applications, industrial plants and processes.
Quality Assurance Engineering Scheme
An in-depth audit helps to reduce the potential risk of delay, keep costs to a minimum and provide an opportunity for continuous improvement.
Coating Certification Services
An LR Approved Paints, Resins and Associated Materials certification recognises that all ingredients conform with IMO regulations.
Machinery General Design Appraisal
LR’s Machinery Design Appraisal team can support the design and construction process, increasing your confidence in the final product.
Additive Manufacturing Certification Services
We help manufacturers of AM parts prove to their customers and the market that their parts meet the required codes, standards, controls and best practices.
Marine Equipment Directive Certification
MED enhances safety at sea and prevents pollution via the uniform application of international instruments to equipment on ships registered with the European Union.
Remote MEC Survey
Get the same levels of reassurance provided by an onsite survey, with a lower environmental and business impact.
United Kingdom Conformity Assessment
Lloyd’s Register offers marine equipment certification for the United Kingdom Conformity Assessment (UKCA).
EU RO Mutual Recognition Type Approval Scheme
For low-safety criticality components that are agreed upon by Recognised Organisations (RO), Lloyd’s Register can type approve them under the Mutual Recognition scheme.
Material Manufacturer Approval
Inspected in accordance with the Rules for the Manufacture, Testing and Certification of Materials, all approved works are added to the LR approved manufacturers lists.
Welding Certification Services
LR experts ensure the materials and processes used in welding meet the high standards and regulations demanded in the maritime industry.
Lifting Equipment Certification
LR can inspect and certify marine and offshore cranes according to this code. Our certification procedure applies to 98% of all ships' lifting appliances and is accepted around the world.
Software Conformity Assessment
This service offers an impartial certification system based on the assessment of software products against published criteria - across its creation lifecycle.
Our verification, validation and performance review process enable a novel technology to be certified and proven to safely meet its technology goals.
Approval in Principle
Gain early confidence that your technology is capable of being appraised against existing codes and standards - assisting the sale of new technology.