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Sustainable Development Goals

This committee contributes with 9 standards to the following Sustainable Development Goal:


published ISO standards *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 8/SC 4


ISO standards under development *

under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 8/SC 4


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 8/SC 4/WG 2 Deck machinery Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 4/WG 3 Outfitting Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 4/WG 4 Ship's mooring and towing fittings Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 4/WG 6 Marine lifting appliances Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 4/WG 7 Marine container securing devices Working group
ISO/TC 8/SC 4/WG 9 Deck machinery in the polar environment Working group

Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee
Reference Title
ISO/TC 38/JWG 28 Joint ISO/TC 38 - ISO/TC 8/SC 4 WG: Synthetic Fibre Ropes and Mooring Fittings for Offshore Station Keeping
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 8/SC 4

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 8/SC 4:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 67/SC 7 Offshore structures ISO
ISO/TC 96/SC 8 Jib cranes ISO
ISO/TC 104 Freight containers ISO
ISO/TC 104/SC 1 General purpose containers ISO
ISO/TC 105 Steel wire ropes ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 8/SC 4

ISO/TC 8/SC 4 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 38 Textiles ISO
ISO/TC 104/SC 1 General purpose containers ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CLIA Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) A
IACS - classification International Association of Classification Societies A
ICHCA ICHCA International Ltd. A
ILAMA International Life-Saving Appliance Manufacturers' Association A
ILO International Labour Organization A
IMO International Maritime Organization A
SAMI Security Association for the Maritime Industry A
World Shipping Council World Shipping Council A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
20-23 May 2019 44, Moskovskoe shosse, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) ISO/TC 8/SC 4  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 8/SC 4 - Secretariat

SAC China
Shanghai Marine Equipment Research Institute
China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation
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Secretariat direct:
Mrs Longxia YANG