Type Approval

TYPE APPROVALWhen 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.
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