3.1 Asbestos is prohibited
Depending on the age of the ship, DMA will require supplementary documentation from owner or shipyard.
3.2 Marine Equipment Directive
Marine equipment on ships to be registered in an EU country must comply with the Directive 2014/90/EU of the European Parliament and the Council of 23 July 2014 on marine equipment and repealing Council Directive 96/98/EC.
For new buildings to Danish flag, the RO shall ensure compliance with the appropriate Commission Implementing Regulation on design, construction and performance requirements and testing standards for marine equipment, for equipment to be used on board, covered by the annex of the appropriate Commission Implementing regulation.
For existing ships being transferred to Danish flag from a non-EU flag State, the RO shall carry out an inspection and approval procedure of non-wheel-marked equipment, in accordance with the directive article 7.
A document of approval for the approved equipment must be issued by the RO to the vessel.
3.3 Lifting appliances and loose lifting gear
Lifting appliances and loose lifting gear which is to be used on board for cargo operations (including cranes for handling provision and engine room overhead travelling cranes), shall comply with the Danish Technical Regulation no. 12 of 12 October 2000 on Lifting Appliances and Loose Gear on Ships. As equivalent to the regulations mentioned above, compliance with the ILO Convention C152 on Occupational Safety and Health (Dock Work), 1979 (No. 152)1, as amended, is accepted.