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Maritime And Coastguard Agency Shipping Notice MSN 1823

Maritime And Coastguard Agency Shipping Notice MSN 1823

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Section 21 covers minimum manning levels as well as the training and minimum qualifications for the Master and crew.

Annex 3 covers staff induction and familiarisation training.
Section 21 covers minimum manning levels as well as the training and minimum qualifications for the Master and crew.

Annex 3 covers staff induction and familiarisation training.

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8.2.1 Additionally, emergency power shall be provided to supply the following
where required by this Code:

(a) navigation lights;
(b) audible warning devices;
(c) emergency lighting;
(d) fixed VHF installations;
(e) alarm and public address systems;
(f) searchlights;
(g) fire alarm system;
(h) other safety equipment such as automatic pressurised sprinkler
systems or fire pumps;
(i) bilge pumping systems;
(j) electronically powered signage where fitted; and
(k) survival craft launching system, where appropriate.

8.2.2 The following are admissible for use as an emergency power source:

(1) auxiliary generator sets with their own independent fuel supply and
independent cooling system which, in the event of a power failure,
start and take over the supply of power within 45 seconds
automatically or, if they are located in the immediate vicinity of the
wheelhouse or any other location permanently manned by crew
members, can be brought into operation within 45 seconds; or

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(2) accumulator batteries, which, in the event of a power failure, connect
automatically or, if they are located in the immediate vicinity of the
wheelhouse or any other location permanently manned by crew
members, can be connected manually. They shall be capable of
powering the items listed in 8.2.1 without recharging and without an
unacceptable voltage reduction throughout the projected operating
period.

(3) The projected operating period for the emergency power supply shall
not be less than 60 minutes.

8.2.3 The emergency power source and any associated switchboard plant
shall be in a separate space to the main power supply. Cables feeding
the electrical installations in the event of an emergency shall be installed
and routed in such a way as to maintain the continuity of supply of these
installations in the event of fire or flooding. These cables shall never be
routed through the main engine room, galleys or space where the main
power source and connected equipment is installed, except where
necessary to provide emergency equipment in such areas. The
emergency power source shall be installed above the line of the
bulkhead deck of subdivided ships and as high as possible in open
ships.

8.2.4 For the following rooms and locations, emergency lighting shall be
provided:

(a) locations where life-saving equipment is stored and where such
equipment is normally prepared for use;
(b) escape routes, access for passengers, including gangways,
entrances and exits, connecting corridors, lifts and
accommodation areas companionways, cabin areas and
accommodation areas;
(c) markings on the escape routes and emergency exits;
(d) in other areas intended for use by persons with reduced mobility;
(e) operation rooms, engine rooms, steering equipment rooms and their

exits;
(f) wheelhouse;
(g) spaces containing the emergency power supply source other than
battery lockers;

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(h) points at which extinguishers and fire extinguishing equipment
controls are located; and
(i) areas in which passengers, shipboard personnel and crew muster in
the event of danger.

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