HSSC15 (2023)

IHO Hydrographic Services and Standards Committee (HSSC)

15th HSSC Meeting
Helsinki, Finland

5 - 9 June 2023

Last Update: 2 February 2023



Post Meeting Documents: [Final Minutes = HSSC Report to C-7 ], [Bulletin Report], [List of Decisions&Actions, version 0.1 dated 12 May 2023: .doc , .pdf ],  [Group Photo 1, Photo 2], [HSSC Work Plan 2023-2024, version dated xx August 2023: .doc , .pdf ],

Doc Number
  -- IHO CL 02/2023 announcing HSSC-15
Logistic Information
  13 Dec 2022 Logistic Information from Traficom
    Template ( .ppt ) for the presentation of WG reports / proposals 
HSSC15-01A   List of Documents (this html page)
HSSC15-01B 30 Jan List of Participants
HSSC15-01C -- HSSC - List of Contacts
HSSC15-01D -- Terms of Reference for HSSC
HSSC15-02A 16 January Draft Agenda and Timetable ( .doc ; .pdf )
HSSC15-03A 16 Dec 2022 Status of List of Actions and Decisions from HSSC-14 ( .doc , .pdf )
HSSC15-04.1A   Outcome of C-6 and A-3 affecting HSSC

Discussion on the development and maintenance of the S-100 implementation roadmap and consequences on the S-100 Master Plan - Presentation

Useful Reference: Roadmap for the S-100 Implementation Decade (version 2.0, December 2021)


Discussion on the implementation of the SPIs of the IHO Strategic Plan allocated to HSSC – Way forward – Report and Proposals to C-6 SPIs - Presentation

Useful Reference: Annex B to the 2022 IHO Annual Report.


Update on the establishment of the joint IHO-Singapore Innovation and Technology Laboratory and impact on HSSC activities

Useful ReferenceIHO - Singapore Innovation and Technology Laboratory


Report and Recommendations of S-100WG - Presentation 

Proposed S-100WG Work Plan 2022-23 Rev1 ( .doc )

HSSC15-05.1B    Report on S-100 Registry Management 
HSSC15-05.1C   Report of the S-101 Project Team - Presentation
HSSC15-05.1D   S-102 - Ed. 2.1.0

Report and Recommendations of ENCWG - Presentation - Work Plan 2022-2023 ( .doc )


Report and Recommendations of NIPWG (incl. Proposed NIPWG Work Plan 2022-23)  - Presentation 

HSSC15-05.4A    Report and Recommendations of NCWG - Presentation
HSSC15-05.4B   Report on the Implementation of the recommendations on the Future of the Nautical Paper Chart

Report and Recommendations of DQWG - Presentation

DQWG Work Plan 2022-23 ( .doc )


Report on the application of some ISO 9001 Principles in the development of S-101 PS - Presentation

Additional Information Documents:

- S-101 Detailed GANTT, v5 March 2022 ( .xls )

- S-101 Product Specification - Risks and Opportunities Management ( .doc )


Report of the HSWG - Presentation 


Report and Recommendations of TWCWG - Presentation

Proposed TWCWG Work Plan 2022-2023, redline ( .doc ), clean ( .doc )

HSSC15-05.8A   Report and Recommendations of HDWG - Presentation
HSSC15-05.9A   Report and Recommendations of the Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) Navigation (MASS PT)
HSSC15-05.10A   Report and Recommendations of the Polygonal Demarcation of Global Sea Areas (S-130 PT) - Presentation
HSSC15-06.1A   Report and Recommendations of ABLOS - Presentation
HSSC15-07.1A   IRCC activities affecting HSSC (including MSDI) - Presentation

Status Report on the development of S-124 – Navigational Warnings - Presentation


Report on IMO activities affecting HSSC (including update on the development of amendments to ECDIS performance standards (Resolution MSC.232 (82) and MSC.1 – Circ. 1503 – ECDIS – Guidance for Good Practice)

- Redline version ( .doc ) of Amended Resolution MSC.232 (82)

Useful References:

- Doc. IMO NCSR 9/16/1 (IHO, CIRM and INTERTANKO) - Proposed amendments to resolution MSC.232(82).

- Doc. IMO NCSR 9/16/2 (China, CIRM) - Proposed amendments to MSC.1/CIRC.1503/Rev.1. - ECDIS – Guidance for Good Practice.

- Doc. IMO NCSR 9/INF.14 (China) - Considerations on the implementation arrangement for onboard ECDIS updates in relation to IHO standards.

HSSC15-07.3A   IALA activities affecting HSSC - Presentation
HSSC15-07.4A   IEC activities affecting HSSC - Presentation
HSSC15-07.5A   CIRM activities affecting HSSC - Presentation
HSSC15-07.6A    ISO activities affecting HSSC
HSSC15-07.7A    OGC activities affecting HSSC
HSSC15-07.8Aa   Report of the Defence Geospatial Information Working Group (DGIWG)
HSSC15-07.8Ab   Report of the Geospatial Maritime Working Group Technical Panel (GMWG TP)

HSSC Work Plan 2022-23 ( .doc ) - Inputs to the 3-year IHO Work Programme 2023-26 to be considered at A-3

Useful Reference: Current consolidated HSSC Work Plan 2021-2022, version August 2021 ( .doc )

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