Germanischer Lloyd, est. in 1867, is one of the leading classification societies worldwide. As an independent and impartial society GL supervises quality and safety mainly for ships and for maritime installations. Highly qualified engineers are operative worldwide at over 220 locations in 86 countries. The Diesel Engine Department of the Machinery and Electrical Division, is highly experienced in the field of measurement and evaluation of gaseous and particulate emissions from diesel engines on board and ashore.