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Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Press release20 January 2021Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Targeted Consultation on the Recreational Craft Directive

It addresses questions on

  • the technical and economic feasibility of further exhaust emission reduction from marine propulsion engines
  • the feasibility of introducing requirements for evaporative emissions
  • the suitability of the current set-up of watercraft design categories

The European Commission will use the consultation alongside other tools to garner information for a report to the European Parliament and the Council, as set out in Article 52 of the Directive.

The consultation deadline is on 14 March 2021.

More information

Full survey and targeted consultation on the Review Study related to requirements of Article 52 of the Recreational Craft Directive 2013/53/EU