Maritime Safety Committee (MSC)

The MSC create technical standards for products, materials and components manufactured for use in marine environments. Our experts perform a range of physical tests to help clients prove compliance to these international requirements.

Where necessary, our experts will tailor a bespoke testing programme around your individual requirements. Smithers Rapra can:

  • Provide quantitative assurance that your product or material is suitable for the intended end-use environment and operating conditions.
  • Help you meet regulatory specifications and demonstrate compliance

Common MSC Test Protocols:

Life Jacket


Life Boat Appliances


Small Craft

ISO 9650

Life Craft

MSC 70/23

For more information on how our expert team can support your project, please contact us.