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Entry type: FAQ, Entry ID: 36727563, Entry date: 11/30/2015

Which SIMATIC HMI operator panels and Industry PCs have a shipbuilding certificate?

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This entry contains all the SIMATIC HMI panels and Industry PCs that have a certificate for shipbuilding from the classification societies.

Before installing a SIMATIC HMI panel or Industry PC, you should note whether the device is listed in the certificate and whether type-specific changes have to be made. Without this change the device does not have a certificate for shipbuilding.


1. Information about the shipbuilding certificate

The classification societies are responsible for classifying ships. A ship must be classified before it can sail for the merchant navy and before it can be insured along with its cargo. SIMATIC HMI Panels are certified by the following classification societies.

Abbreviation Classification society Country
ABS American Bureau of Shipping USA
BV Bureau Veritas France
DNV Det Norske Veritas Norway
GL Germanische Lloyd Germany
LRS LIoyd's Register of Shipping Great Britain
NK Nippon Kaiji Kyokai Japan
PRS Polski Rejestr Statków Poland
RINA Registro Italiano Navale Italy
RMRS Russian Maritime Register of Shipping Russia
CCS China Classification Society China

New certificates are DNV-GL certificates. A distinction is made between DNV and GL notified bodies.

Current HMI panels with shipbuilding certificate

The following panels have been certified by various shipbuilding classification societies.

Note that in some panels, for example, an additional EMC filter or even lightning protection is required for the power supply for these panels to be certified. Details about shipbuilding certification are available in the relevant certificates.

The devices in the following table are currently sold by Siemens.

 36727563_Panels_Shipbuilding_Actual_en.pdf (14.6 KB)

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