An collaboration on engineering training, including practical training courses, has been agreed between classification society Germanischer Lloyd and Vietnam Maritime University (VIMARU). The cooperation was signed during VietShip 2008 trade fair by DSc. Dang Van Uy, Headmaster of VIMARU, Dr. Le Viet luong, Director of the Faculty of Shipbuilding, Le Thanh Binh, Country Manager
at GL, and Hans-Ulrich Schulze, Director of GL Academy. Germanischer Lloyd will provide two awards for outstanding academic performance to two best students of the VIMARU, a Naval Architect and a Marine Engineer, each year during the Graduation Ceremony.
In , the contact between students, professors and Germanischer Lloyd is continuously being supported. The GL Academy, for instance, regularly offers different maritime further education seminars. is based in . Founded in 1956, it is now the leading in the maritime section.
Germanischer Lloyd is represented in already since 1995. Today, GL holds offices in , , and . The location in Vung Tau serves customers from the oil and gas industry.