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Reference EN 61174:2008
Title Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems - Electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) - Operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results
Project Number 21424
Abstract/Scope IEC 61174: 2008 specifies the performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results of equipment conforming to performance standards not inferior to those adopted by IMO in resolution MSC.232(82). Is based upon the performance standards of IMO resolution MSC.232(82), and is also associated with IMO resolution A.694(17) and IEC 60945. The main changes with respect to the previous edition are: incorporation of revised performance standards for ECDIS adopted by the IMO as resolution MSC.232(82) in December 2006; update of test methods in accordance; incorporation of the revised IMO performance standards.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-11-28
Current Stage code deadline 2009-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 80
Reference Document IEC 61174:2008 (EQV)
ICS 47.020.70 - Navigation and control equipment
Keywords Maritime, Navigation; Radiocommunication; Chart; ECDIS
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2008-11-28 2009-07-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2008-10-01 2008-12-01  
5060 2008-09-09 2008-09-23 export to doc file  EN
5020 2008-07-04 2008-09-05  
3090 2008-05-30 2008-05-31  
5060 2008-01-14 2008-01-28 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-07-27 2008-01-11  
1090 2007-07-24 2007-07-27  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-11-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2009-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-10-01


Supersedes EN 61174:2001
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IMO MSC.192(79):2004
IHO S-64
IHO S-63:2008
IHO S-61:1999
IMO A.424:1979
IMO A.694(17):1991
IMO A.821:1995
IMO A.823:1995
IMO A.824:1995
IMO A.830(19):1995
IMO MSC.191(79):2004
IHO S-32 appendix 1:1996
IMO MSC.232(82):2006
IMO MSC/Circular 982:2000
IMO SN/Circular 243:2004
IMO SN.1/Circular 266:2007
IHO M-3:2007
IHO S-52:1996
IHO S-52 appendix 1:1996
IHO S-52 Appendix 2:2004
IHO S-57 appendix B.1:2000
EN 60945:2002
EN 61162-1:2008
EN 62288:2008
EN 62388:2008

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