Maritime products for commercial vessels sold in Europe need to comply with the MED SOLAS requirements. ECB is Notified Body for MED (Maritime Equipment Directive, SOLAS based requirements) on commercial seagoing vessels. The ECB MED Certificate is a requirement for the sale of marine (safety) equipment in Europe, but is recognised world wide as well, as the MED legislation is based on SOLAS rules. 

Effective service: ECB is a highly efficient organization and can assure the shortest of delivery times of your certificates. Also, if so desired, your Technical File can produced (indexed) in the assessment process. Since the Technical File is produced in the course of the assessment, this is a unique, simple and very effective and economical process. 


ECB Nederland is appointed by the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment as Notified Body (notified body number 0614) for assessments and certification to the European directives MED as well as RCD (Recreational Craft Directive).

ECB is accredited by the Netherlands Accreditation Council (RvA) for inspection and certification services for RCD and MED legislation. 

ECB is your most efficient and reliable choice for MED approvals!

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