What we do

Research and Development (R&D) services are the main pillar of DBS activities.  We are giving great attention and vast of our resources to gain in-depth knowledge on international rules and regulations as well as updating our Classification Rules and Regulations.

How we do it

DBS R&D is taking ideas into practice aiming to improve quality, ship safety and the protection of the marine environment.  We are also having strategic partnerships with research centers and universities for various R&D projects.


We have the know-how and expertise to conduct in depth R&D in various areas.  At the moment we are conducting R&D on the following subjects:

  1. Lessons learned from Ships in Service
  2. Ships Vibration and Noise
  3. Rules and Software Development
  4. Development of guidelines for forthcoming rules and regulations