Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

What is IMO/MED certified?

The IMO / MED Wheelmark certificate on mattresses duvets & pillows guarantees the high degree of fire retardancy of the material (FTP code) and the reliability of its production process and is required by legislation and regulations. The obtaining of the certificate lies with the producer.

When do I need IMO/MED certified products?

IMO/MED wheelmark certification is important for all yachts/boats and other vessels sailing under IMO/MED or MCA. IMO stands for “International Maritime Organisation”. This certification is accepted worldwide by Loyds, Det Norske Veritas and many other organisations.

What is HACCP legislation?

HACCP, or the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point system, is a process control system that identifies where hazards might occur in the food production process and puts into place stringent actions to take to prevent the hazards from occurring. By strictly monitoring and controlling each step of the process, there is less chance for hazards to occur.

What is Incentra?

Incentra is a procurement organization owned by Norwegian ship owners and ship managers. They work to establish and manage long term framework agreements with quality suppliers for spares, service and consumables used for global operation of their members’ marine vessels. They provide framework agreements, HSEQ audits of the suppliers and provide an arena for networking and exchange of maritime competence, quality and efficiency. FitatSea is proud to be a certified Incentra supplier.