FprEN 17988-3

Circular design of fishing gear and aquaculture equipment - Part 3: Technical requirements and guidelines FprEN 17988-3

Publication date:   Jul 27, 2023

General information

45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC   May 3, 2024

CEN

CEN/TC 466

European Norm

13.020.20   Environmental economics. Sustainability | 65.150   Fishing and fish breeding

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Scope

This document specifies technical requirements and recommendations for the
components of fishing gear and aquaculture equipment containing plastics.
This document establishes the material principles and processes that enhance
the circularity and recycling of components and the materials comprising the
components, taking into account the impact of such requirements on utility.
The technical requirements for the design of fishing gear and aquaculture
equipment focus on:
- Development and selection of materials and components;
- Manufacture, assembly and disassembly;
- Use and maintenance;
- Repair, re-manufacturing and refurbishment;
- Storage, transport; and
- End-of-life including recycling.
This document excludes design aspects related to enhancement of the
capture of fisheries.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

2019/904

Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment

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FprEN 17988-3
45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC
May 3, 2024