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DIN Standards Committee Shipbuilding and Marine Technology

About NSMT

The DIN Standards Committee Shipbuilding and Marine Technology (NSMT) in Hamburg is responsible for the national standardization in the area of shipbuilding and marine technology and for the German involvement in the respective European and international committees. In addition the committee elaborates necessary defence technology standards (VG) in this field.

Details are described in the annual contract between the Ministry of Defence and DIN, based on the performance specification. Outline and course of business of VG standards are described in VG 95820. The main aim of the NSMT is the elaboration of international standards (ISO/IEC) respectively European standards of CEN/CENELEC.

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Heinz-Peter Hecker

Frankenstr. 18 b
20097 Hamburg

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/WD TS 23625 2020-05-28 Small craft - Lithium-ion batteries More  Comment 
ISO/WD 23745 2020-05-22 Ships and marine technology - General specification for shipborne meteorological instruments More  Comment 
ISO/CD PAS 24438 2020-05-19 Ships and marine technology - Maritime education and training - Maritime career guide More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
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DIN EN ISO 11591 2020-07 Small craft - Field of vision from the steering position (ISO/FDIS 11591:2020); German and English version prEN ISO 11591:2020 More 
DIN EN ISO 1141 2020-07 Fibre ropes - Polyester - 3-, 4-, 8- and 12-strand ropes (ISO/DIS 1141:2020); German and English version prEN ISO 1141:2020 More  Read draft and comment
DIN ISO 25862 2020-06 Ships and marine technology - Marine magnetic compasses, binnacles and azimuth reading devices (ISO 25862:2019); Text in German and English More  Read draft and comment

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DIN SPEC 86002 2011-02 VN Ships and marine technology - Comparison of copper alloys in accordance with DIN and DIN EN standards for pipeline equipment More  Order from Beuth Verlag


New standards
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WL 2.1972 2020-07 Copper-nickel alloy - CuNi10Fe1,6Mn - Tubes, rods, forgings More  Order from Beuth Verlag
WL Gesamtinhaltsübersicht 2020-07 Material handbook for military engineering - Cover, notification of change, overview of contents More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO 22098 2020-05 Ships and marine technology - Full-scale test method for propeller cavitation observation and hull pressure measurement More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN 83471 2020-07-31 Ships and marine technology - Magnetic compasses and accessories - Main dimensions and limit deviations More  Comment 

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