The Working Group on Technical Barrier to Trade, assisted by the Expert Group on Marine Equipment is responsible for marine equipment legislation contained in Annex II, Chapter XXXII of the EEA Agreement.
A key element of the Internal Market is the improvement of product compatibility and the promotion of safety and environmental protection. Therefore, harmonisation of product technology and test standards regarding marine equipment materials and equipment is essential.
The legal framework for this sector covers a variety of materials and equipment related to life-saving appliances, firefighting and fire protection, navigation, radio communication and marine pollution.
DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROWTH) - Maritime Industries