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CESNI and ESTRIN- Explanatory notice on the amendments in ES-TRIN 2019

May. 1 2019

CESNI and ESTRIN- Explanatory notice on the amendments in ES-TRIN 2019

In November 2018, CESNI adopted the European Standard laying down Technical Requirements for Inland Navigation vessels (ES-TRIN), edition 2019/1. An explanatory notice of the amendments introduced in ES-TRIN 2019/1 has been placed on line: https://www.cesni.eu/en/actualites/cesni-meeting-on-10-april-2019/

This notice includes a summary of the amendments made between ES-TRIN 2017 and 2019.

The main amendments are:

A) Automated external defibrillators

B) Firefighting systems - K2CO3

C) Electric propulsion

D) Transitional provisions

Transitional provisions on noise emission limits in accommodations

Transitional provisions on engines

Transitional provisions on electrical equipment and systems

Transitional provisions on dinghies

Transitional provisions on escape routes on passenger vessels

Transitional provisions for propulsion systems on passenger vessels

Transitional provisions for safety devices aft of the aft-peak bulkhead

Transitional provisions governing side decks and guard rails.

Information is given about the requirements behind each amendment and the consequences associated thereto. At the end of the notice there are editorial corrections and details about the deletion of transitional provisions which have expired. ES-TRIN 2019/1 will enter into force on 01.01.2020.