In order to export vessels into the Customs Union countries (Russia, Belorussia and Kazakhstan) it is necessary to obtain certain certification documents, the main of which is certificate for vessel, registered within the CU technical regulation assessment system. A certificate can be obtained only if the declared vessel fully meets the CU TR 026/2012. Technical regulation on vessel safety stipulates requirements related to small vessels, equipment and lifesaving equipment for small vessels as well as requirements for use and disposal of this product, rules for compliance assessment, marking procedure etc.  Certificate for a vessel is a document confirming that quality of a vessel (equipment for vessels) meets the CU TR requirements. Without such certificate for vessel it is banned to export such products into the CU countries.

Certificate for vessel is issued only after completion of all tests required by legislation. In addition to mandatory permit any supplier/manufacturer of the said products can issue voluntary certification document, confirming compliance of vessels (equipment for vessels) with individual quality indicators. Voluntary certificates considerably enhance reputation of the manufacturing company.

How to obtain certificate for a vessel

Certificate for a vessel should be issued at specialized certification agencies, addressing which a businessperson can obtain all the requested informational support and assistance in passing certification stages. Process of compliance assessment consists of the following stages:

  • Issuance of additional permits (for example, fire-safety certificate);
  • Filling in application for carrying out certification according to the CU TR;
  • Submitting data on supplying company, manufacturer, specifications for the vessels (equipment) etc to certification agency experts;
  • Research of the declared apparatus;
  • Upon meeting of the commission the certification result is voiced.

Certificate for a vessel is issued only if the commission of the accredited certification body made sure that the declared apparatus fully meets the CU TR standards.

All further details are available from RosTest Latvia experts. You can also obtain a required certificate at our offices.