Det Norske Veritas (DNV) is an independent foundation with the objective of safeguarding life, property, and the environment. DNV is a global provider of services for managing risk. Established in 1864, DNV comprises 300 offices in 100 countries with 7 000 employees. Head office is located at Høvik,.
DNV operate in a wide range of industries internationally and is organised into four business areas: DNV Maritime - one of the worlds leading classification societies, DNV Energy - provides advanced cross-diciplinary competence within the energy sector, DNV Industry - is a world leading certification body and DNV IT Global Services - helps various sectors to achieve more effective IT risk management.