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Innovative Solutions for Maritime Customers

AVL opens new branch in Hamburg

Eroeffnung Standort Hamburg

AVL is now offering its comprehensive know-how and decades of expertise in new technologies to the maritime business. For that reason, high-tech company AVL recently dropped anchor in Hamburg and opened its very first AVL maritime office in the north German port city of Hamburg. AVL Marine specializes in the optimization of vessel operation, new technology integration, digitalization, efficiency enhancement and solutions for clean air. Numerous customers and partners were welcomed at the official opening of the representative office located at Caffamacherreihe 7.


Market segments relying on propulsion and energy production technologies are currently facing a host of challenges. It is no different in the maritime industry, where there is a growing demand for solutions in clean energy production.

AVL Marine in Hamburg caters specifically to customer groups such as shipyards, industrial partners, classification societies, ship owners, ship operators and charterers, and supports them in their efforts to meet these ambitious challenges. The range of activities AVL Marine focuses on includes use of new fuels, reduction of exhaust gas emissions, hybridization and electrification, digital solutions to meet the stricter regulations, engineering services, system simulation, operation optimization and much more.

With its broad scope of expertise, a forward-looking tool landscape and advanced technology and software solutions, AVL can effectively contribute to overcoming challenges in the maritime industry, both now and in the future. Drawing on a network of experts and its global infrastructure, AVL is well positioned to provide innovative engineering, system simulation and testing solutions for the maritime segment.

With more than 12,200 employees, AVL is one of the world's leading mobility technology companies for development, simulation, and testing in the automotive industry and in other sectors such as rail, marine, and energy. Based on extensive in-house research activities, AVL delivers concepts, technology solutions, methodologies, and development tools for a greener, safer, and better world of mobility and beyond.

AVL supports international partners and customers in their sustainable and digital transformation. The focus lies on the areas of electrification, software, AI and automation. In addition, AVL supports companies in energy-intensive sectors on their way to a greener and more efficient energy generation and supply.

Innovation is AVL's passion. Together with an international network of experts at more than 90 locations and 45 Tech and Engineering Centers worldwide, AVL is driving the future of mobility. In 2023, the company generated a turnover of 2.05 billion Euros, of which 10 % are invested in R&D activities.

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