RINA SERVICES is recognised nationally and internationally, through its wealth of skills, as able to provide services aimed at improving the quality of life, safety and protection of the environment.
It operates on behalf of over 110 flag Administrations: in the EU zone, in agreement with Regulation CE/391/2009 and Directive 2009/15/CE; outside the EU zone, in accordance with the IMO provisions (International Maritime Organization).
It is also Certifying Authority on behalf of all the category 1 flags of the Red Ensign Group, for the audit and certification on conformity with the Marine Guidance Note MGN 280 of the MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency). Certifying Authority on behalf of the Administration of Luxembourg, the Marshall Islands, Malta and others for the issuing of certifications for commercial yachts.
RINA SERVICES is also accredited by the main accreditation bodies and notified by the competent Ministries to operate according to the most important EU Directives for the issue of CE marking.
RINA SERVICES is also a member of the CISQ Federation
(Italian certification of company management systems), which brings together the main national certification bodies and adheres to the international agreement IQNET
(The International Certification Network), which represents the biggest international network of management system certification for quality, environment and safety.
The Test laboratory of RINA SERVICES is accredited by ACCREDIA DL and DT as laboratory and calibration centre for material testing equipment, indicated by the IMO as national reference laboratory for testing according to the IMO 2010 FTP Code. Authorised by the Italian Ministry of the Interior, in accordance with Ministerial Decree dated 26 March 1985, to operate in the field of fire resistance and fire reaction of materials according to Regulation CPR 305/2011 and to Ministerial Decree dated 26 June 1984.
The Railway Certification Laboratory is accredited by ACCREDIA under the UNI CEI EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005, in recognition of compliance with the system requirements for all test activities and of technical competency in relation to accredited tests.