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Main Component Certificate

A main component certificate is the approval of old main components such as fleet and steel plants that are not product certified *, but still in good enough technical condition to be used in aquaculture activity.

Geir Håvard Espnes
Department manager for Technical
Geir Håvard Espnes

The main component is valid for 3 years from issue, with the possibility of further renewal every 3 years. Åkerblå is accredited to perform such approvals (certification) through the accreditation INSP029, the work includes:

  • Document Review
  • Physical control of the main component
  • Reporting to customer
  • Issue of main component certificate

* The scheme also includes key components that are product-certified, where the age of the main component exceeds the "dimensional useful life" stated in the product certificate.