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About us

About us

Trusted maritime advisers, partnering with clients to drive performance across the ocean economy.

Lloyd’s Register is a global professional services company specialising in engineering and technology for the maritime industry. We are the world’s first marine classification society, created more than 260 years ago to improve the safety of ships.

Our technical expertise is offered in more than 70 locations, serving clients based in 182 countries.

Marine and Offshore

Our Marine and Offshore business is a leading provider of classification and compliance services to the marine and offshore industries, helping our clients design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and environmental compliance.

In the race to zero emissions, our solutions, technical expertise and industry-firsts will support a safe, sustainable maritime energy transition.

Maritime Performance Services

In the drive for efficiency in the ocean economy, our Maritime Performance Services enable businesses to reach their full potential – now and into the future.

We offer our clients advice, support and solutions on fleet management, fleet optimisation, business operations, risk management, emergency response, fuel testing and maritime training.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation

Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world through promoting safety and education.

The Foundation focuses on the most pressing global safety challenges, establishing the best evidence and insight to understand the complex factors that affect safety, and by building partnerships for change.

For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration and develop action-oriented solutions.

All of this helps us stand by the purpose that drives us every single day; working together for a safer world.

Our values

The qualities underpinning our culture.

  • We care

    • We care about the safety of everyone.
    • We respect each other and the wider communities we work in.
    • We’re passionate about giving back to society, leaving the world a better place than we found it.

    We care about each other, our clients and the environment.

  • We share our expertise

    • We strive to be the leaders in our profession with unparalleled expertise.
    • We’re committed to quality and work together to find the best solution.
    • We’re inquisitive and curious and never stop learning to further our knowledge.

    We share our expertise with each other, with our clients and with all of our stakeholders.

  • We do the right thing

    • We’re independent and impartial.
    • We show integrity in everything we do.
    • We’re brave and courageous and we never compromise on standards or safety.

    We do the right thing in every situation.

Report and consolidated financial statements – 18 months to 31 December 2020


Our Business Assurance and Inspection Services division is becoming a separate commercial enterprise in the autumn of 2021. More information on LRQA.

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