Denmark publishes National legislation and Approval of MED directive
Nov 10, 2022
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The Danish Maritime Authority has published the Danish national legislation and the Approval of marine equipment Directive 2014/90/EU (MED directive).
Both circulars have been published on November 1st, 2022.
Danish national legislation
This circular gives an overview over Danish national regulations related to the SOLAS Convention, the International Convention on Load Lines, the MARPOL Convention and occupational health, applicable to ships engaged in international trade.
The following changes listed in this circular refer to:
SOLAS: New installation and repairs of materials containing asbestos
New installation of materials which contain asbestos as well as repairs carried out using materials containing asbestos is prohibited.
SOLAS: Protection against noise
SOLAS: Stability information for passenger ships and cargo ships
SOLAS: Fire fighting
SOLAS: Carriage requirements for shipborne navigational systems and equipment
SOLAS: Navigation lights, shapes and sound signals
Load Line Convention
MARPOL Annex I: Tanks for oil residues (sludge)
MARPOL Annex II: Measures of control
MARPOL Annex III: Application
Supplementary provisions for Danish cargo and passenger ships
For ships changing from a non-EU flag to Danish flag, on-board Marine Equipment required to be “Wheel Marked”, but is not, shall either be changed to “Wheel Marked” equipment or be accepted as equivalent by the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) or a Recognized Organization.
List of equipment prohibited, restricted, withdrawn or recalled by the Danish Maritime Authority is currently empty.