The service consists of certification of recreational craft in accordance with Directive 2013/53/EU, according to the different procedures that it sets forth, for the CE marking of the product, required for trading recreational craft in the European Community, whether they are new, modified or repaired, as long as the manufacturer can be identified.
The procedures for assessing conformity to the requirements of the Directive varies depending on the characteristics of the product, mainly on the type of design category, and are reflected in the different procedural Modules such as, for example, the CE Type examination (Module B), the the unit verification (Module G) or full quality assurance (Module H).
Directive 2013/53/EU applies to recreational craft intended for navigation in maritime and inland waters and not for profit sports and recreational purposes; it also applies to pleasure craft used for commercial purposes such as leasing, hiring and training for pleasure craft navigation and support for diving.
With regards the design and construction, the provisions apply to:
Harmonised standards relating to:
- OHSAS 18001/2007 "Requirements"
- OHSAS 18002/2008 "Guidelines"
- UNI EN ISO 14001/2004 "Environmental Management System/Requirements"
- UNI EN ISO 14004/2010 "Environmental Management System/Support Techniques"
- UNI EN ISO 9000/2005 "Quality Management Systems - Vocabulary"
- UNI EN ISO 9001/2008 "Quality Management Systems - Requirements"
- UNI EN ISO 19011/2012 "Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems"
- UNI EN ISO 3834 "Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials"
Part 1: choice criteria;
Part 2: extended quality requirements;
Part 3: normal quality requirements;
Part 4: elementary quality requirements;
Part 5: documents to conform to for declaring conformity.