150 years of successful cooperation with the German market calls for celebration and sharing. LR Germany has decided to give you a gift that keeps on giving. We want to give back to society on this special occasion and we need your involvement.
Cast your vote
We have chosen three charities that are close to Lloyd’s Register Germany: Mercy Ships, the German Lifesaving Society (DLRG) and the Friends of the Four-Masted Barque PEKING. Please choose your favourite charity and we will split our donation between the organisations according to the votes.
Please vote by filling out the form on this page.
We see this as a great opportunity to give something back to the people, the industry and the community and we look forward to receiving your choice.
The fundraising runs to the end of the year and when the voting is closed you will get a personal email telling you about the result.
Mercy Ships, founded in 1978, has worked in more than 55 developing countries using hospital ships crewed by volunteers to deliver free healthcare services. The charity has performed more than 100,000 surgeries and trained over 42,000 local professionals, leaving a long-lasting impact. Each year Mercy Ships engages an average of 2,000 volunteers from around 50 nations. At any given time during its 40-year-plus history, Mercy Ships has had between one and three ships in service.
Find out more: https://www.mercyships.de/
DLRG - Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft e.V
Since its foundation in 1913, the German Lifesaving Society (Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft e.V.) has made it its mission to save people from drowning. Its core tasks include swimming and lifeguard training, education about water hazards and water rescue services. From 1950 to 2019, the DLRG has conducted around 22.7 million swimming tests and almost five million lifeguarding tests. In around 2,000 local branches, the volunteers perform almost 10.2 million hours of voluntary work for the people of Germany every year.
Find out more: https://www.dlrg.de/
Freunde der Viermastbark PEKING
Peking is a cargo sailing vessel without engine built in 1911 by the shipyard Blohm & Voss in Hamburg. From 1932 she was a training ship in England, from 1975 to 2016 a museum ship in New York and returned to Germany onboard dock ship in 2017. She is currently being restored at Peters Yard in Wewelsfleth and will return to her home port of Hamburg to be a stationary museum ship. The purpose of the association "Freunde der Viermastbark PEKING e.V." is to preserve Peking as a cultural object of national importance and to make it accessible to the public as a museum ship.
Find out more: https://peking-freunde.de/