Notified body according to the European Marine Equipment Directive (MED)

Phoenix Testlab is officially recognized as a Notified body MED (Marine Euqipment Directive) by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) for products of the navigation equipment and radio equipment. The MED regulates the procedure of approval for marine equipment on ships under European flags.

If your product is listed under the Marine Equipment Directive, it is subject to a conformity assessment procedure, which includes the approval by a Notified Body.

The approved marine equipment can be installed and used on any ship under an EU flag without further national authorization. The manufacturer can affix the wheel icon ( "Wheel Mark") as a mark of conformity.

According to the MRA (Mutual Recognition Agreement) between the EU and the US, the Notified Body Phoenix Testlab may also grant an approval number of the United States Coast Guard (USCG). Another approval process by the USCG in the US is no longer necessary. For radio-technical equipment is an additional approval by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States necessary, which can also be issued by Phoenix Testlab.

Manufacturer of products for maritime applications benefit from the experience and expertise of Phoenix Testlab:

Applications by e-mail

You can of course submit your applications by e-mail. Please use the form below.

Application for conformity assessment (88.7 KiB)