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International Standards Organisation

ISO logoThe Institution is a Category A Liaison Member of Technical Panel 8 (ISO TP8) - Ship & Marine Technology, and Technical Panel 188 (ISO TP188) - Small Craft. 


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Technical Panel 8 (ISO TP8) - standards for Ship & Marine Technology

ISO TC8 operates through th following sub committees 

  • SC1    Lifesaving & Fire protection
  • SC2    Marine Environment Protection
  • SC3    Piping & Machinery
  • SC4    Outfitting & Deck Machinery
  • SC8    Structures
  • SC9    General Arrangements
  • SC10  Computer Applications
  • SC11   Intermodal & Short Sea Shipping

Technical Panel 188 (ISO TC188) - Standards  for Small Craft ( craft of Lh < 24m )

ISO TC 188 Working Groups cover the following engineering functions 

  • structural integrity;
  • stability and freeboard;
  • operational handling characteristics;
  • engines and engine spaces;
  • fuel systems;
  • electrical systems;
  • steering systems;
  • fire protection;
  • discharge prevention;
  • exhaust and noise emission;
  • windows and hatch covers; and
  • personal water craft, e.g. jet skis.


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