Marine Equipment Directive - EU Declarations of Conformity

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The Directorate reminds all interested parties about the implementation of Directive 2014/90/EU on marine equipment (“MED”) and to merchant shipping notice 145 on compliance. In terms of Article 16(4) of the MED, when marine equipment is placed on board a Maltese ship, a copy of the EU declaration of conformity covering the equipment concerned shall be kept on board until the said equipment is removed from the ship.

To read the complete Merchant Shipping Notice 153, click here

Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact Dr Jotham Scerri-Diacono or any other member of the shipping team at GANADO Advocates.