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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 44706916553-64
Registration date: 02/09/11 16:10:03

The information on this organisation was last modified on 26/08/14 18:24:20
The date of the last annual update was 26/08/14 18:19:36

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Acronym: IMEC
Legal status: Not for Profit Association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  ANTHONY RICE
Position: Secretary General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  ANTHONY RICE
Position: Secretary General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 0 Marine House Thorpe Lea Road
Egham TW20 8BF
Telephone number: (+44) 1784223702
Fax number: (+44) 1784223705
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: IMEC represents the interests of recreational marine engine manufacturers and Personal Watercraft Manufacturers.
1. The aims and objectives of the association are:
a. to provide for its members a forum in which to discuss issues of common concern, to collect relevant data, and to formulate agreed policy;
b. to maintain close dialogue with international standards and regulatory authorities to project an informed and authoritative industry view;
c. to be proactive in contributing to regulatory initiatives seeking to protect the marine environment;
d. to support its members with recommendations on compliance with new standards and regulations;
e. to publish its opinions and recommendations and to formulate draft international standards;
f. to promote the concept of recreational boat engines as being in harmony with a clean and attractive marine environment;
g. to seek to reduce exhaust and sound emission levels from recreational boats to the minimum possible,

and all other things in connection with the above or beneficial to it.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 6
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

RCD - Recreational Craft Directive
EMC - Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive
MD - Machinery Directive

IPPC - Integrated pollution prevention and control (incl. recast)

IED - Industrial Emissions Directive (inc. VOC Directive integrated in IED)

NEC - National Emissions Ceilings Directive

WFD/WEEE - Waste Framework Directive including Waste electrical and electronic equipment

Biocidal Products Directive/Regulations

REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals

MSFD - Maritime Strategy Framework Directive
WFD - Water Framework Directive

Climate Change; EU Adaptation Strategy (2009 – 2012)

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Customs


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 01/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 19,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.