This European Standard applies to boats according to Annex II of Directive 2006/87/EC that are used on
inland navigation vessels as work boats, ship's boats and lifeboats. It also applies to boats that are used
on inland waterways
- as life-saving vessels if no special life-saving equipment is specified for the area of use, or
- for the transport of a limited number of persons or relatively small working loads in the construction site
area and over comparatively short distances.
This standard does not apply to recreational craft according to Directive 94/25/EC.