Netherlands – Safety Equipment


Besides the legislation in the Inland Waterway directive, boats > 20m of >100 m3, there is no additional legislation in force. HISWA Holland Marine Industry runs a voluntary LPG certification system, as well as a system for Electricity, rigging and fire protection.
The dutch marine industry developed a certification system for Electricity, same as the Gas system underneath. A system for rigging is expected in 2014. HISWA Holland Marine Industry started with a LPG certification system, not only for the recreational craft but also for the Dutch Marine Industry Companies. Based on ISO 10239. The same system is now used for Electrical equipment and alarm systems.


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