This secured ship network based on IPv6 Ethernet network contains the minimum requirements for the implementation of the secured interconnection of marine electronic equipment on board the ship. This standard will support connectivity and data transfer to and from all existing international standards and industrial standards about ship network interfaces such as IEC 61162-450 and Modbus TCP based on IPv4 Ethernet network. Utilizing IPv6 allows this standard to provide robust, secure and huge amount of data communication on ship, between ship to ship, ship to shore and shore to ship. It supports bi-directional data communication between multi-talker and/or multi-listeners at a speed of 100MB to 10GB/sec. This NP (Secured Ship Network based on IPv6 Ethernet network) covers interfacing and connection of all ship systems including bridge equipment, engine, cargo and other ship systems. Equipment designed to this standard will have the ability to share data, including command and status between ship and shore, ship to ship and shore to ship and the network of IPv4 only and IPv6 only. This NP provides faster transmission of data with inherently improved protection against cyberattacks with message authentication, confidentiality and integrity with data encryption. Cyber Security built-n from the beginning not a 3rd party add-on. Smart Shipping in concert with E-Navigation and Autonomous ship is being developed globally. Further, advancements to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are being made to enhance navigation safety, improve protection of the sea environment, expand economic opportunities and optimize the commerce of the shipping industry. Successful implementation of Smart Shipping, e-Navigation and Autonomous ship includes: information exchange between ship and shore; ship automation using advanced technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Ocean of Things (OoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M); situational awareness and remote ship infrastructure monitoring and control by streaming and image data from the Radar and CCTV; big data analysis for optimal ship operation and cyber security for protection of data. Big data analytics can provide fault diagnosis and predictive maintenance of engines, systems and equipment. Whole these technologies are able to be implemented under assumption of secure network operation and fast data exchange. An IPv6 network infrastructure supports the future needs of big data transfer between ship and shore. IPv6 was developed from the onset to provide enhancements to IPv4 resulting in a more robust, secure, and extensible protocol, including native Quality of Service (QoS) functionality. IPv6 marine electronic equipment is being developed in the recreational and light commercial maritime industry. To integrate big data, secure communication, and safe navigation between ship to ship, ship to shore, and shore to ship, vessels of all sizes including SOLAS class ships will need IPv6. The various use cases of IPv6 in maritime industries was illustrated by the activity of study group established under ISO TC8 WG10 and identified to be matured enough in equipment on board, VTS(Vessel Traffic Service), satellite communication, network infrastructure and in electronic chip set to be utilised for developing embedded system of equipment in maritime industries.
Status: Under development
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 8 Ships and marine technology
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This standard contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goal:
ISO/AWI 23816Stage: 20.00
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