Marine equipment is subject to harsh electromagnetic environments, whether in the propulsion, deck or bridge area of a ship. If testing has not be performed by a reputable and accredited third-party test partner, manufacturers can face difficulties during the certification stage. Element has the capacity and experience to provide you with a full range of EMC testing and certification  services to ensure your marine products comply with relevant international standards and regulations.

 At Element, we combine our industry knowledge and expertise with state of the art EMC laboratories to test your marine products against ever-changing marine regulations, from initial advice, training and testing through to final certification. These requirements include the international conventions as agreed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).  

Our EMC marine testing and certification services
Support and guidance from the initial design stage  

The use of composite materials in ship construction together with new radio technologies and high power electronics are changing the requirements and design goals that need to be achieved to ensure electromagnetic compatibility.  Element is well placed with our knowledge of both standards and the target environment to provide detailed guidance of the best compliance strategies to adopt for your marine products.

CE Marking and Wheel Mark certification 

Element performs EMC testing in conjunction with climatic and environmental test requirements to meet dedicated marine standards and be compliant with CE marking legislation. We make sure your marine equipment complies with the relevant EMC standards listed in the Marine Equipment Directive to help you achieve the Wheel Mark certification.   

EMC test plans 

Our test facilities for both EMC and environmental provide a comprehensive portfolio of tests to ensure that whatever your marine equipment is, and no matter where it’s located, we have a test solution that matches your needs. 

Coordinated approach to testing for global market access

Our expertise comes from testing thousands of different products every year, and our industry-leading capacity allows us appropriate coordination of testing, so your marine equipment meets common standards of safety and performance across the EU and is accepted for entry into world markets. 

Marine EMC standards we test to
  • IEC 60945
  • IEC 60533
  • Lloyds Register Test Spec No 1
  • DNV Certification Notes 2.4
  • IEC 60092

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