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Maritime navigation goods and technology for use in Russia

 

Prohibition

EXPORT

It shall be prohibited to sell, supply, transfer or export, directly or indirectly, maritime navigation goods and technology, as listed in Annex XVI, whether or not originating in the Union, to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia, for use in Russia, or for the placing on board of a Russian-flagged vessel

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

It shall be prohibited to: (a) provide  technical assistance (...) related to the goods (...) and to the provision manufacture, maintenance and use of those goods and technology, directly or indirectly to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia (...).

BROKERING SERVICES

It shall be prohibited to: (a) provide (...) brokering services or other services related to the goods (...) and to the provision manufacture, maintenance and use of those goods and technology, directly or indirectly to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia (...).

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It shall be prohibited to: (…) (b) provide  financing or financial assistance related to the goods (...) for any sale, supply, transfer or export of those goods and technology, or for the provision of related technical assistance, brokering services or other services, directly or indirectly to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia.

Exceptions

The prohibitions (...) shall not apply to the sale, supply, transfer or export of the goods and technology referred to in paragraph 1 or to the related provision of technical and financial assistance, for non-military use and for a non-military end-user, intended for humanitarian purposes, health emergencies, the urgent prevention or mitigation of an event likely to have a serious and significant impact on human health and safety or the environment, or as a response to natural disasters.


By way of derogation (...), the competent authorities may authorise the sale, supply, transfer or export of the goods and technology referred to in paragraph 1 or the provision of related technical or financial assistance, for non-military use and for a non-military end-user, after having determined that such goods or technology or the related technical or financial assistance are intended for maritime safety.

Products concerned

Category VI – Marine

X.A.VI.001

Vessels, marine systems or equipment, and specially designed components therefor, components and accessories:

(a) Equipment contained in chapter 4 (navigation equipment) of the applicable Commission Implementing Regulation on design, construction and performance requirements and testing standards for marine equipment adopted in accordance with Article 35(2) of Directive 2014/90/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on marine equipment;


(b) Equipment contained in chapter 5 (radio-communication equipment) of the applicable Commission Implementing Regulation on design, construction and performance requirements and testing standards for marine equipment adopted in accordance with Article 35(2) of Directive 2014/90/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on marine equipment;

Legal Source

Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014 of 31 June 2014 concerning restrictive measures i view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine. Article3f


The EU Regulation is directly applicable in all EU Member States.

The EU Regulation is based on Council Decision 2014/512/CFSP of 3 July 2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine. Article 4h