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Reference EN 61023:2007
Title Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems - Marine speed and distance measuring equipment (SDME) - Performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results
Project Number 20880
Abstract/Scope Specifies the minimum performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results of devices to indicate speed and distance - speed and distance measuring equipment (SDME) required by Regulation 192 of Chapter V of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended. Is associated with IEC 60945 and based upon the requirements of IMO Resolution A.824MSC.96(72). This new edition takes into account changes to the IMO performance standards for SDME agreed in resolution MSC.96(72) in 2000.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2007-10-31
Current Stage code deadline 2008-07-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 80
Reference Document IEC 61023:2007 (EQV)
ICS 47.020.70 - Navigation and control equipment
Keywords Maritime; Navigation; Radiocommunication; Speed; Distance
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Product Life Cycle


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6060 2007-10-31 2008-07-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2007-10-01 2007-12-01  
5061 2007-08-28 2007-10-01  
5060 2007-06-18 2007-07-02 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-04-13 2007-06-15  
3090 2007-03-09 2007-03-31  
5060 2007-02-14 2007-02-28 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-09-08 2007-02-09  
1090 2006-09-05 2006-09-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2007-10-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2007-10-31
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-01-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-07-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2010-10-01


Supersedes EN 61023:1999
Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) IMO MSC.96(72):2000
IMO Resolution A.694 (17):1991
EN 60945:2002
EN 61162-1:2008

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