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​​​​​​MR Technical Requirements (MR ​TR) Development

The first step of the development process is to consider which products could be suitable for MR TR development.  The EU RO MR Group currently use the following Product Consideration Process to review the suitability of potential products:

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The EU ROs apply the Simplified Risk Based Model (Opt In / Opt Out criteria) to asecertain product suitability for MR.

After the Product Consideration Process has been completed and the products for a particular tier of products have been elected, the Technical Committee discuss and negotiate a mutually recognised draft requirement for each product, based on the most demanding and rigorous standard, as required by the Article 10.1 of the Regulation (EC) 391/2009 using the MR TR Development Process below:


​Tier 7 Development

The EU ROs a​​re currently developing the Tier 7 MR Technical
Require​​​​​​​​​​ments (MR TRs) for publication on 2 January 2019.

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Tier 7 Industry Consultation Phase

Indust​ry Associations representing the global marine equipment and technology industry will be asked to contact their members mid-2018, who will then have the opportunity to review the technical requirements from an end user point of view​.