When we grant AP CLASS Type Approval for a product, a manufacturer obtains an immediate range of benefits, including reduced administration and potentially greater market penetration.
TYPE APPROVAL CERTIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
AP CLASS Type Approval is a voluntary program which provides qualified manufacturers targeting marine and offshore sectors the benefit of a more efficient product certification process.
AP CLASS Type Approval is available for a wide range of products for marine and offshore applications, industrial plant and processes, and the information technology sector. It is practical, client-oriented and flexible.
BENEFITS OF AP CLASS TYPE APPROVAL RECOGNITION
Faster approval for acceptance on AP-CLASS ed units
Flexible approach to suit your business needs
Reduced repetitive engineering review and survey attendance for eligible products
Demonstration of conformity to recognized industry quality standards and applicable AP CLASS Rules
Certificates are listed in the AP CLASS Type Approval database, searchable by worldwide ship operators and owners.