RULES FOR THE CLASSIFICATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF SEAGOING STEEL SHIP PART 1.

SEAGOING SHIPS

VOLUME VII RULES FOR AUTOMATION 2013 EDITION

BIRO KLASIFIKASI INDONESIA

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RULES FOR THE CLASSIFICATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF SEAGOING STEEL SHIP PART 1. SEAGOING SHIPS

VOLUME VII RULES FOR AUTOMATION 2013 EDITION

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OT-nh and OT-S. Main steam plant. tests conducted at the manufacturer's works. Safety system. A new section that intended to be used exclusively for automatic or remote control and monitoring for machinery and systems (other than propulsion) on offshore installations.Foreword iii Foreword Rules for Automation Volume VII. Fire detection and stand-by circuit. Protective device. Safety device. Sections are arranged into one column which amended paragraph indicates with underline and vertical line for paragraphs which continuously more than one page. Gas-fuelled engine. Basic Requirements: Sets out the basic requirements Automation Systems: Set out requirements for automation in machinery system (alarm). These Rules consist of 9 Sections namely: Section 1: Section 2: Section 3: Section 4: General Rules and Instructions: Set out scope and application of this Rule with optional Class Notations. tests on board. Auxiliary Machinery Systems: Define the requirements of Automation System for auxiliary machinery system. Means of communication. Range of Control and Monitoring Equipment: In this Section specify the requirements for each of optional Class Notations OT. Duty alarm. Amendment status and date of enter into force is found in Rules Amendment Notice. Main Propulsion Plant: Set out requirement of Automation System for Remote Control of Main Propulsion Plant in which powered by Diesel engine. type approvals. Rules for Automation Volume VII 2013 Edition is amends the Rules for Automation Volume VII 2010 Edition. others code and input from Technical Division of BKI Head Office.2013 . Test: Set out requirements for testing that comprise: Examination of technical documentation. Overriding facilities. documents for approval and basic technical requirements. Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations. Gas turbine plant or electric propulsion that configured by single or multi-shaft systems. Reference source of the rules are derived from IEC standard. Section 5: Section 6: Section 7: Section 8: Section 9: BKI Rules for Automation . Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities: Define the alarm. reduction. 2013 Edition has new format with additional pages namely foreword and Rules Amendment Notice. IACS Unified Requirement. Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Sensors. shutdown and stand-by function of main propulsion plant and auxiliary system that specified in Section 5 and Section 6.

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............... 2-1/2 Machinery with Class Notation OT ..................... G...................................... 1-3/4 Basic Technical Requirements and Guidance ........................... 4-6/6 Section 5 Main Propulsion Plant .............. 2-1 A.................................... Machinery Alarm Systems .................. Systems with Several Propulsion Machines ............................... 4-5/6 Stand-by Circuits / Automatic Controls .......................................................................... 4-5/6 Means of Communication ............................................................ Design and Performance ............................................................................................................. C.... 5-3/4 Main Steam Plants .......................................................................... E.............................................................................................................................. C...../ Closed-Loop Control Equipment .................. Remote Controls .......................................................................... C........... D..... Machinery with Class Notation OT ......... 1-1 A.................... G.................................... B...... F.................................................... 1-4/4 Range of Control and Monitoring Equipment ...................................... F................................... 3-2/4 Input and Output Units............ 3-1 A.................................................. 4-5/6 Fire Detection Systems for Machinery Spaces ....... 1-1/4 Definitions .................................... 3-2/4 Open..S........................ 4-1/6 Duty Alarm Systems ........................... 4-2/6 Protective Device for Machinery Plants ................................................................................................................... C................................................................. 3-3/4 Integration of Systems for Essentials Equipment .............. vii Section 1 General Rules And Instructions ........................ 3-1/4 Computer Systems .................................................................................................... 1-2/4 Class Notations ................................. C............................................................. 1-2/4 References to other rules and regulations ......... 5-4/4 Electrical Propulsion Plants ................................................. Section 2 Scope and Application ......................................Table of Content v Table of Content Foreword .............................................................................................................2013 ...................................................... 5-1 A.................. E..................................................................................................nh ................................................................. B......................... D........................................................................ 5-3/4 Gas Turbine Plants .............................................. 5-5/4 Multi-Shaft Systems............................................................................................................................ E....................................... 4-5/6 Overriding Facilities ......................... 4-4/6 Safety System for Machinery Plants ............ 4-3/6 Safety Devices for Machinery Plants ............... D......... 5-5/4 BKI Rules for Automation .............................. 2-2/2 Machinery with Class Notation OT .................................... I..................... iii Table Of Content ............................ 4-1 A....................................................... H....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2-2/2 Section 3 Basic Requirements......................................................... D........................................................v Rules Amendment Notice.................................................................................................................... 5-3/4 Gas-Fuelled Engines .................... E................................................ B............................. 5-1/4 Diesel Engines .................................................... B......................................... F............................... 1-1/4 Documents for Approval............................................ B....................................................................................... 3-3/4 Section 4 Automation Systems ..........................................

...................... 6-1/2 Auxiliary Diesel Engines ............................................................................................ H............................................ 8-1 A.............. 9-1/20 A-SM OT-S Class Notation ................. 6-1/2 Thermal Oil Systems........................... 8-2/16 Sensors for Main Steam Plant .................... General ........ B............................................ 8-15/16 SECTION 9 AUTOMATIC OR REMOTE CONTROL AND MONITORING FOR MACHINERY AND SYSTEMS (OTHER THAN PROPULSION) ON OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS ........................................ E........................................... 7-1/4 Tests Conducted at the Manufacturer’s Works ................................................2013 . C............... Generation and Utilization of Heat ............................................. F............................................. D....... 9-1 A................................ General ................................................... 8-13/16 Stand-by Circuit and Remote Control of Essential Equipment ............................ C............................. B... 6-1/2 Auxiliary Turbines ........... General .............. D.................................................................................. H.................................... 7-3/4 Section 8 Sensors.................................................................................................................................................................................... 6-2/2 Bilge and Drain Facilities ........................................................ 8-1/16 Sensors for Main Propulsion Diesel Engines .... C........ 7-2/4 Type Approvals....................... Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities ................................................ 7-1/4 Examination of Technical Documents ............................................................................................................ 8-7/16 Sensors for Propulsion Plant and Steering Devices .................................................................................................................................................................. 8-11/16 Sensors for Fire Alarm Systems.............................................................................. E...................................................................... 7-1/4 Tests on Board .........................vi Table of Content Section 6 Auxiliary Machinery Systems ......................................... 8-6/16 Sensors for Propulsion Gas Turbines .................................................... 6-1/2 Auxiliary Steam Plants ................................... G................... D................................ C................................................................................ I.......................... G....................................... 8-8/16 Sensors for Auxiliary Diesel Engines .............. B.............................................................. 7-1 A................................................................................ 6-2/2 Air Compressors ............ General . 6-1/2 Purifier Systems . 9-19/20 BKI Rules for Automation ...... F............ Separator................ Electrical Plants and Others ............................. 8-10/16 Sensors for Fuel.............................................. 9-7/20 A-SM OT Class Notation........................................................................................ E............ 6-2/2 Section 7 Tests .................................................................... B............................................................................................... 6-1 A..................................................

D References to other rules and regulations 2 National Regulation To add the reference rules and regulation 3 International Regulations To add the reference rules and regulation and Codes E Class Notations 4 To add a new Class Notation for automatic or remote A-SM OT control and monitoring system for non-propulsion related to machinery and system on offshore installations (periodically unattended) To add a new Class Notation for automatic or remote 5 A-SM OT-S control and monitoring system for non-propulsion related to machinery and system on offshore installations (continuous supervision) Section 2 .Rules Amendment Notice vii Rules Amendment Notice These amendments are effective from October.4 General Changes on definition for backup system of duty alarm 1/1.General Rules and Instructions A Scope and Application 1 No Title Additional provision for automatic or remote control and monitoring for machinery and systems (other than propulsion system) on offshore installations B Definitions 2 Protective devices for To add new definition for protective devices machinery machinery plants plants 3 Safety devices for To add new definition for safety devices machinery plants machinery plants 4 Safety systems for To add new definition for safety systems for machinery machinery plants plants C Documents for Approval 1 Document for submission To facilitate a smooth and efficient approval process.Basic Requirements A Design and Performance 16 No Title Change on sequence of safety system Section 4 .6 General To add a new provision for communication system between duty alarm and engineer's call if they are combined C Protective Device for Machinery Plants 1 No Title To add new provision for protective device assigned 2 No Title To add new provision for the capabilities when reaching the dangerous limits 3 No Title Back-up battery for protective devices. 4 No Title The design of protective devices when its faults 5 No Title A test facilities to identified the faults 6 No Title Monitoring system for protective device that can activate automatic shutdown BKI Rules for Automation . 1st 2013 Paragraph Title/Subject Status/Remark Section 1 .2013 .Range of Control and Monitoring Equipment A Machinery with Class Notation OT 7 No Title Change on definition Section 3 .Automation Systems B Duty Alarm Systems 1/1.

3 No Title Recognizable for emergency stop 13. G Means of Communication No Title The reliable means of vocal communication H Fire Detection Systems for Machinery Spaces 4 No Title Detection loop for non-addressable detector 5 No Title Additional area which applied for detector Section 5 . 4 No Title The design of protective devices when its faults 5 No Title A test facilities to identified the faults 6 No Title Monitoring system for safety device 7 No Title Alarm and recording device for tripping or fault of safety device 8 No Title Restart of disturbed unit 9 No Title Record of Setting adjustment of safety device 10 No Title Overriding facilities for safety device 11 No Title Type testing for protective device E Safety System for Machinery Plants 1 No Title Combination of protective and safety device for one individual system 2 No Title Requirements for protective and safety device 3 No Title Type testing for protective device F Overriding Facilities 1 No Title Override facilities according to C. 2 No Title The activation of the overriding facilities is to be recorded.1 No Title Protection for manual emergency stop 13.4 No Title Monitoring system for manual emergency stop D Safety Devices for Machinery Plants 2 No Title Activate of safety device 3 No Title Back-up battery for protective devices.10 and C.12.Main Propulsion Plant C Gas-Fuelled Engines 1 No Title Reference of requirement 2 No Title Requirements for alarm and shut-down Section 6 .Auxiliary Machinery Systems D Auxiliary Steam Plants No Title To add the reference rules No Title BKI Rules for Automation .1 No Title Protection with reduction of propulsion plant 12. 12. 12.4 No Title Overriding facilities for automatic reduction of main propulsion plant 13 Manual emergency stop 13. have to be provided. 3 No Title Overriding facilities are not permitted for overspeed protection or manual emergency stops.2 No Title Reductions can be initiated automatically or by a request for manual reduction.viii Rules Amendment Notice 7 Alarm and recording device for tripping or fault of protective device 8 No Title Restart of disturbed unit 9 No Title Record of Setting adjustment of protective device 10 No Title Overriding facilities for the protective device 11 No Title Type testing for protective device 12 Reductions of the main propulsion plant 12.3.2013 .3 No Title Reductions may be a function of the machinery alarm system.2 No Title Cancellation of manual emergency stop 13.

6 Steering devices To add new sensor : Failure actual steering mode with Fault (F) Alarm. separator. 14) provision for piston coolant flow. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities B Sensors for Main Propulsion Diesel Engines Table 8. 15) outlet temperature for each engine bearing. A-SM OT-S Class Notation Provision for Class Notation A-SM OT-S B A-SM OT Class Notation Provision for Class Notation A-SM OT C BKI Rules for Automation . Separator. E Sensors for Propulsion Plant and Steering Devices Table 8. Vacuum pressure at compressor inlet (High).2 Main propulsion diesel To add a new sensor alarm for scavenge air temperature engines (slow speed) (High and Reduction) To add new footnote : 13) alarm for battery charger when it failure (electronically starting).Sensors.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations General This new section intended to be used exclusively for A automatic and remote controls and monitoring of machinery and systems not related to propulsion installed on fixed or floating offshore installation. 6) provision for fuel oil tank utilized with sensor for temperature Section 9 . To add new sensor for Fuel oil temperature (High) on daily generation and utilization of service fuel oil tank heat To changes the meaning of atomizing medium of the Oil burner and rotary cup speed To add new footnote : 5) sufficient of alarm when utilized on common motor. Generation and Utilization of Heat Table 8. 12) outlet temperature for each speed) engine bearing. 8 Fuel oil.1 Main propulsion diesel To add new foot note : 4) oil mist detection system. F Sensors for Auxiliary Diesel Engines Table 8.Rules Amendment Notice ix E Thermal Oil Systems No Title To add the reference rules F Purifier Systems 3 No Title To add the monitoring or sensor for clean oil pipe 4 No Title To add an alarm drum and water seal Section 7 .4 Propulsion Gas Turbine To add new sensor : Fuel temperature (High).) Table 8. 5) alarm for battery charger when it failure (electronically starting) G Sensors for Fuel.Tests E Type Approvals 2 To add the new item for type approval Section 8 . 11) engines (medium and high battery charger alarm. 12) provision for sea water lubricated bearing.2013 . Automatic starting failure (Fault). D Sensor for Propulsion Gas Turbine Table 8.5 Propulsion plant (prime To add new sensor : Stern tube bearing lubricating water mover engine excluded) flow (Low) To add new foot note : 11) alarm for level in lubrication oil sump tank.7 Auxiliary diesel engines To add new footnote : 4) oil mist detector system. Table 8.

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3 BKI reserve the right to specify additional requirements to the Rules for Construction where these are related to new systems or installations or where they are necessary due to new findings or practical experience. Scope and Application 1. B. 2 Approval may be given for designs which differ from the Rules for Construction if they have been checked for suitability by BKI and accepted as being of equivalent design. For automatic or remote control and monitoring for machinery and systems (other than propulsion system) on offshore installations. see Section 9. BKI Rules for Automation . Safety devices for machinery plants A safety device protects a machinery plant at a critical limit-value violation of one measuring point which could lead to complete breakdown. 4. Systems Systems contain all equipment necessary for monitoring. serious damage or explosion rapidly so that manual intervention is not possible also in case of attended machinery plant. These Construction Rules apply additionally to automated machinery systems on seagoing ships. Deviations from the Rules for Construction may be permitted in particularly justified instances. 5.2013 . classified by Biro Klasifikasi Indonesia (BKI). 1. B A. Systems cover defined functions including behavior under varying operation conditions. serious damage or explosion in a time so that manual intervention is still possible in case of attended machinery plant. which have one of the Class Notations in the Class Certificate relating to the machinery system as listed under E. cycles and operation. B 1-1 / 4 Section 1 General Rules and Instructions A. Definitions Alarms An alarm gives optical and acoustical warning of abnormal operating conditions. control and safety including the input and output devices. 3. Protective devices for machinery plants Protective device protects a machinery plant at a critical limit-value violations of one measuring point which could lead to complete breakdown.Section 1 – General Rules and Instructions A. 2. Safety systems for machinery plants The safety system of a machinery plant is the subsumption of the protective and safety devices related to this machinery plant.

1 1. III. 2. Ship documents When a vessel is commissioned or following major modifications and additions to the automated machinery installations.20-2013. D.2013 . 4. Rules for Electrical Installations. Documents are to be submitted in time before conversion. 2. D Section 1 – General Rules and Instructions C. Documents for Approval Document for submission The following documents are to be submitted to BKI for examination in triplicate 1. 2.4 Safety programmes giving details of limit values which result in shut-down or reduction are to be submitted for the main propulsion plant and also for other equipment where necessary. E is to be observed additionally for integrated automation systems.1 Questionnaire OT-1-D (form F 21.1 References to other rules and regulations BKI Rules and Guidelines The following additional BKI Rules for Construction and BKI Regulations particularly apply: – Part 1 .3 The list of measure points is to be submitted for the monitoring system. D 1. 1 For ship flying Indonesian flag in quadruplicate.Seagoing Ships. Vol.6 Documents are to be marked with the ship's name or the shipyard's new building number and the date of issue. 2.5 BKI reserve the right to demand other documents where those submitted are not adequate to provide an evaluation of the system. C.Seagoing Ships. Vol. 3. for diesel electrical propulsion plants also form F 21. the documents listed under C. 2. which show the final form of the system are to be provided for onboard use.2.2.1-2 / 4 C. IV. the documents could be submitted in electronic format. To facilitate a smooth and efficient approval process. Rules for Machinery Installations. one of which intended for Indonesian Government BKI Rules for Automation . – Part 1 . Modifications and additions Major modifications which may affect the automation systems on a ship which is under construction or at sea are subject to approval. New buildings 2.14-2013) for diesel engine installations. 2.2 – – – – – – For each of the systems listed in Section 2: general plan wiring diagrams power supply plan description of functional relationships general arrangement functional description Section 3.

E 1-3 / 4 1. BKI Rules for Automation .nh This denotes the period during which no control and maintenance operations are necessary.C. 2. In particular. where in lieu of manning the machinery space(s) locally.3 2. D. OT . International Regulations and Codes Allowance is made in substance in these Rules for Construction for the provisions of the "International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea" (SOLAS) where these relate to unattended machinery spaces. A. 4.2013 . National Regulations If necessary. national regulations are to be observed as well. where it is intended that the machinery space(s) and the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) (if provided) be periodically unattended. 3. E. beside of the BKI Rules. 3. In particular. the application of other rules and standards is to be agreed as necessary.2 Where requirements in respect of automated machinery systems are not covered by these Rules for Construction. Equipment has to comply with the conditions laid down in Section 2. see Section 9. Equipment has to comply with the conditions laid down in Section 2. OT The machinery installation has been designed to operate in an unattended machinery space so that no control and maintenance operations are required for at least 24 hours.S Class Notation for machinery systems on ships with a permanently attended machinery control room for centralized control. remote control of the propulsion plant from the bridge or facilities for maneuvering the ship from the machinery control room. 1. it is intended to control and monitor the machinery/systems under continuous supervision from a local centralized control and monitoring station(s). named in the Construction Rules are to be observed. A-SM OT This notation is assigned to the automatic or remote control and monitoring systems for non-propulsion related machinery and systems on offshore floating installations or fixed installations. whereby nh means that the machinery installation may be left unattended for n hours (h). Equipment has to comply with the conditions laid down in Section 2. OT . and that the machinery/systems be controlled and monitored from a remote control and monitoring center located outside the machinery space(s). see Section 9. A-SM OT-S This notation is assigned to the automatic or remote control and monitoring systems for non-propulsion related machinery and systems on offshore floating installations or fixed installations. E Class Notations Machinery installations which comply with BKI's Rules for Construction for automated and/or remotely controlled systems are given the following additions to the Class Notation: 1.Section 1 – General Rules and Instructions D. Further Rules and Regulations. C. 5. B.B.

1.1-4 / 4 F Section 1 – General Rules and Instructions F. F 1. 2.2 The operational capability of other systems shall not be impaired as a result of maintenance procedures. As an alternative a statement in the operator manual can be done in order to indicate the risk. BKI Rules for Automation . Spare Parts 2.1 When specifying the amount of spare parts for automation systems.2013 .4 Circuit boards and plug-in connections have to be protected against unintentional mixing up. pilot lamps etc.2 The amount of spare parts is to be documented and a corresponding list is to be carried on board. Alternatively they are to be clearly marked to show where they belong to. are to be provided to allow functional checks to be carried out and faults to be located. a warning sign is to be fitted to indicate the risk.3 Where maintenance for equipment which is switched on may result in the failure of components or in the critical condition of systems. 2. allowance is to be made for the manufacturer's recommendations.1 Access shall be provided to automation systems to allow measurements and repairs to be carried out. 1. 1. Basic Technical Requirements and Guidance Maintenance 1. test jacks. Facilities such as simulation circuits.

Service tanks are to be refilled automatically or are to be so sized that they do not require topping up for 24 hours. Where required for system operation. F. I.14 for propulsion output above 1500 kW. A reserve capacity of 15 % is also to be provided. C. A. 2. The propulsion plant and the auxiliary equipment necessary for operation is to be prepared free of maintenance for 24 hours. C. 17. 5. and duty alarm system in accordance with Section 4. Purifier systems are to be designed in accordance with Section 6. D. Engine systems are to be equipped according to Section 5. 14.Section 2 – Range of Control and Monitoring Equipment A 2-1 / 4 Section 2 Range of Control and Monitoring Equipment A. 15. A remote control system for the propulsion plant is to be installed on the bridge in accordance with Section 5.. 9. Air compressors are to be designed in accordance with Section 6. 4. D. Valves in the shell which are open during machinery operation are to be accessible and have to be capable of being operated from a safe height above the floor plates. B. A. see Section 8. 11. 12. B. Auxiliary turbines are to be equipped as described in Section 6. G. 7. G. 6. pressures and temperatures are to be controlled automatically.2. H. A. 13. I. A Machinery with Class Notation OT 1. BKI Rules for Automation . A machinery alarm system is to be provided in accordance with Section 4. 10. Starting air and control air vessels have to be filled-up automatically. team turbine plants according to Section 5. Means of communication system are to be installed in accordance with Section 4. a stand-by circuit is to be provided in accordance with Section 4. 19. 8. An alarm point/data recording device is to be provided in accordance with Section 4. E. E. Auxiliary diesels are to be equipped as described in Section 6. For propulsion plants a safety system is to be installed in accordance with Section 4. 3. For essential auxiliary machinery. D and 6. or 5. Engine room bilges and bilge wells are to be designed in accordance with Section 6. A fire alarm and detection system is to be provided in accordance with Section 4. Boilers and thermal oil systems are to be equipped as described in Section 5. 16. H. 18. and 8.2013 . I. B. Interruptions in the power supply are to be avoided or overcome in accordance with Section 4.

2. 6. Rules for Machinery Installations. Service tanks are to be refilled automatically or are to be designed so that they do not require topping up during the period in which the machinery space is left unattended. The propulsion plant and the auxiliary equipment necessary for operation is to be prepared free of maintenance for at least the length of time in which the machinery spaces may be left unattended in accordance with their Class Notation. or from a central machinery control station to enable the ship to be maneuvered. D. F. Engine systems are to be equipped according to Section 5. It shall be possible to start and connect the diesel generators from the control station. 9.2-2 / 4 B. The steam pressure is to be continuously displayed at the control station. Where required for system operation. Section 12. Machinery with Class Notation OT . Approved fire extinguishing equipment is to be provided in the engine and boiler spaces. 21. and Section 6. C. together with the operating status of the auxiliary machinery essential to the propulsion plant are to be displayed at the control station. Facilities are to be provided so that the propulsion system can be remotely controlled from the bridge as described in Section 5.21. If the propulsion plant is remotely controlled from the bridge.2013 . D. 3. III. and E. C Section 2 – Range of Control and Monitoring Equipment 20. the machinery alarms listed in Section 8. are to be announced at the control station as a "stop engines" or "reduce speed or power" group alarm. The associated valves are to be equipped with an instruction table: "Keep valves open at all times!" B. A reserve capacity of 15 % is also to be provided. Further details are given in Section 8. C 1. 3. The machinery control station is to be installed in a closed machinery control room. 10. B. 8. for details of the design. Vol. For propulsion plants a safety system is to be installed in accordance with Section 4. A machinery alarm system is to be fitted in accordance with Section 4. Boilers and thermal oil systems are to be designed in accordance with Section 5.nh For the range of equipment see A. Air compressors are to be designed in accordance with Section 6.S 1. without restriction. at least those alarms which require a shut down or a power reduction. All the operating data of the propulsion plant. Purifier systems are to be designed in accordance with Section 6. B. A remote start system for one of the main fire pumps is to be installed on the bridge and where applicable at the main fire control station.Seagoing Ships. 2. and Section 8. G. Machinery with Class Notation OT . 5. D. 12. See Part 1 . 11. 4. A. by one person. to A. The auxiliary machinery which is essential to the main propulsion plant and their stand-by units is to be capable of being started and stopped from the control station. E. A. team turbine plants according to Section 5. pressures and temperatures are to be controlled automatically. I. BKI Rules for Automation . 7. C. or 5.3.

C A fire alarm and detection system is to be provided in accordance with Section 4.2013 . Engine room bilges and bilge wells are to be designed in accordance with Section 6. BKI Rules for Automation . H.Section 2 – Range of Control and Monitoring Equipment C 2-3 / 4 13. 14. H.

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A Design and Performance 1. – – – – – – – – – As far as required. The required drain facilities are either to be automated or of a type which requires no intervention during the period in which the machinery spaces are to be left unattended in line with their Class Notation. 9. Systems have to be intelligible and user-friendly and have to follow ergonomic principles. BKI Rules for Automation .2013 . the ability to recognize faults and test capability reproducibility of values. The Construction Rules stipulate the minimum requirements for these. restoration and of faults unambiguous operation maintainability. Systems have to operate with sufficient speed to allow automatic open-and closed-loop controls to be carried out promptly in all operating conditions. 2. open and closed-loop controls and monitoring systems with the process and its special requirements immunity of system elements to reactive effects in overall system operation non-critical behavior in the event of power failure. 8. 5.Section 3 – Basic Requirements A 3-1 / 4 Section 3 Basic Requirements A. Automatic interventions shall be provided where damage cannot be avoided by manual intervention. 3. open and closed-loop controls is to be limited to a justifiable level of residual risk. 11. BKI reserves the right to impose additional requirements depending on the operational and system-specific considerations. together with open and closed loop control systems for essential equipment shall be constructed in such a way that faults and malfunctions affect only the directly involved function. the following basic requirements shall be observed: compatibility with the environmental and operating conditions compliance with accuracy requirements recognizability and constancy of the parameter settings. In all circumstances the operation of the ship using automated machinery installations shall be at least as safe as operation with the attended machinery installation. to provide the user with accurate information in time and to allow commands given by the user to be executed at the right time. 7. The potential risk in the event of breakdown of safety. Machinery alarm systems. protection and safety systems. protection and monitoring equipment. Redundant systems shall be individually protected against short-circuit and overload and selectively supplied with power. If special operating conditions call for a particular system design. 10. limiting and actual values compatibility of the measuring. The requirements laid down for each unit and system depends on their intended use and the process-technological conditions. 6. 4.

Seagoing Ship. Vol. C. 14. It shall be possible to control the essential equipment at or near the equipment concerned. If danger to persons or the safety of the ship arising from normal operation or from faults or malfunctions in machinery or plant. 17. 12. IV Rules for Electrical Installations. control and monitoring facilities have to be provided to permit manual operation.1 The actual control mode shall be discernible at the concerned controls stations. The lighting has to be adapted non-glare. Where approved systems are modified. 16. For machinery and systems which are controlled remotely or automatically. 3. Failure of any part of the automatic or remote control system shall not prevent the manual operation. 4. 18. 12.3 At manual operation influence of the automated or remote mode shall be prevented by technical measures. monitoring and measuring systems. 15. It shall be possible to adapt the brightness of output units in order to suit the ambient conditions in each case. To avoid unnecessary interruption of the operation the response of stand-by functions and alarm systems shall occur before responding of safety system. BKI Rules for Automation . 12.2 The manual operation facilities shall have provisions to override the automated or remote controls. the requirements relating to hardware and software in accordance with Part 1 . protective devices or protective measures are required. cannot be ruled out. Input and Output Units 1. 13. 12. or in control. B. the proper functioning of the system as a whole is to be demonstrated. monitoring and measuring systems cannot be ruled out. B. 2. Controls shall correspond to the system being controlled with regard to their position and direction of operation. Section 10 shall be fulfilled.2013 . safety devices or safety measures are required. III. C Computer Systems Where computer systems are used for systems according to Section 2. the requirements relating to mechanical systems and equipment according to Part 1 – Seagoing Ships. Input units located on the bridge shall be individually illuminated where the general lighting is not adequate. If danger to machinery and systems arising from faults or malfunctions in control. Where mechanical systems or equipment are either completely or partly replaced by electric/ electronic equipment. C Section 3 – Basic Requirements This also applies to measuring facilities. Disturbed units which are automatically shut down shall be restarted only directly at the unit after a manual release. shall be met accordingly. Rules for Machinery Installations.3-2 / 4 B. Vol.

With regard to the use of color in optical signal equipment. 2. Vol. control and safety functions shall be secured by other sufficient measures where two or more of those functions are integrated in one system.1 The consequences of control commands shall be indicated at the respective control station. 1. Open. The integration of functions of independent equipment shall not decrease the reliability of the single equipment. 2.4. E 3-3 / 4 5.1 Main engines and essential equipment shall be provided with effective means for the control of its operation. 1.3 1.Seagoing Ships.4 1.1 Closed-loop control equipment shall keep the process variables within the limits specified.Section 3 – Basic Requirements D. see. The required independence of conventional alarm. The use of monochrome displays is permitted if a clear recognition of the signals can be guaranteed.3 Precautions shall be taken to prevent changes to desired values due to a change-over in command station. 2. 1.2013 . 1.2 Taking over of command shall only be possible with the authorization of the user of the control station which is in operation. The control station in operation shall be recognizable as such. D. 1. Closed-loop control equipment 2. A. Rules for Electrical Installations. 2. IV.4. 2./ Closed-Loop Control Equipment Open-loop control equipment 1. All controls for essential equipment shall be independent or designed such that failure of one system does not degrade the performance of other systems. under normal conditions.3 Defects in the control loop shall not impair the function of other control loops for essential equipment. E Integration of Systems for Essentials Equipment 1.I. reference is made to Part 1 .4. Section 1. Anticipated variations of the parameters are to be considered during the planning.2 Protection measures shall be designated where incorrect operation would result in serious damage or the loss of essential functions. Where controls are possible from several control stations.4 The power supply of operationally essential control loops is to be monitored and power failure shall be signaled by an alarm. E. BKI Rules for Automation . 6.6 and E. D.2 Closed-loop controls have to show the specified reaction over the full control range. the following shall be observed: Competitive commands shall be prevented by suitable interlocks.

unit or subsystem) of the integrated system shall not affect the function of other subsystems. – – – – – – – Operation of essential equipment shall be possible independently of integrated systems. 7. 3. 5.2013 . Networks shall be designed according to international standard. 4. The interrupt of the transfer of data between connected autarkic subsystems shall not impair their independent functions. E Standard interfaces shall be used to ensure the exchange of data between different systems.3-4 / 4 E Section 3 – Basic Requirements These measures have to be documented and suitable proofs have to be furnished. BKI Rules for Automation . 6. The creation and configuration of network with regard to the use of transmission media topologies access methods access speeds network systems interfaces any redundancy which may be required shall comply with the system requirement in each case. 8. A defect in one of the subsystems (individual module.

the alarm has to be activated before the engine will be reduced. During the port operation. This alarm is summarization of the alarms. 11. 10.2013 . 7. 11. A Machinery Alarm Systems 1. If a fault is indicated.1 or 11. for example due to the noise level.1 "Stop" group: alarms signaling faults which require the propulsion system to be shut-down immediately. for which the measured has to effect a shut-down in accordance with Section 8. the alarms in the machinery space shall be signaled at least in form of a collective alarm in the accommodation and mess areas of the engineering officers or the crew member responsible for the machinery plant. if the operational readiness of the audible signaling equipment is ensured by appropriate measures during the remaining time. 11. additional optical signals. Optical signals shall be individually indicated at a central position. Alarm delays shall be kept within time limits to prevent any risk to the monitored system in the event of exceeding the limit value. The alarms on the bridge shall be prepared in form of collective alarms into three groups according to their urgency. BKI Rules for Automation . The meaning of the individual indications shall be clearly identifiable by text or symbols. see Section 8. The acknowledgment of an alarm shall not inhibit an alarm which has been generated by new causes. Alarms have to be discernible under all operating conditions. 6. Transient faults which are self-correcting without intervention shall be memorized and indicated by optical signals which shall only disappear when the alarm has been acknowledged.Section 4 – Automation Systems A 4-1 / 6 Section 4 Automation Systems A. 5. 3. Where this cannot be guaranteed. In case of automatic reduction. 8. 11.2 "Reduce" group: alarms signaling faults which require a reduction in power of the propulsion system. The machinery alarm system shall provide an optical and an audible signal of unacceptable deviations from operating figures. 4.g. It shall be possible to distinguish between an optical signal which has been acknowledged and one that has not been acknowledged.3 "Common" group: alarms signaling faults which do not require actions as described in 11. The audible signal in the machinery space may be switched off during unattended operation. This alarm is a summarization of the alarms. This alarm has to be activated before the safety system shuts the engine down. the optical signal shall remain visible until the fault has been eliminated. flashing lights are to be installed. for which the measured has to effect a reduction in accordance with Section 8. 2. e. 9. Acknowledgment of optical alarms shall only be possible where the fault has been indicated as an individual signal and a sufficient overview of the concerned process is been given.2. It shall be possible to acknowledge audible signals independent from the visual signal.

1.6 Failures of the duty alarm system have to be alarmed at an attended location.4 The duty alarm system shall be supplied from the main power source with battery backup for at least 15 minutes.2 Where an alarm has not been acknowledged within a preset time at the machinery alarm system. The failure of the supply from the main power source is to be alarmed.2013 . If limit values are exceeded.1 It shall be possible to choose the person on duty and this is to be indicated on the bridge and at the location where the choice was made. 1. In individual cases. 1. 13. 1. The automatic suppression of alarm signals is to allowed. 18.1 15. 17. Where the Duty Alarm System is combined with the Engineers’ alarm (Engineers’ call). B Section 4 – Automation Systems 12. B 1. Duty Alarm Systems General The duty alarm system sends alarms to the responsible persons in case of incorrect situations whenever the machinery spaces are unattended. The alarm system is to be supplied from the main power source with battery backup for at least 15 minutes. stand-alone systems which are signaled to the machinery alarm system. 16. The acoustic alarm on the bridge and the accommodation and mess areas of the engineer officers can be acknowledged individually. Machinery alarm systems are subject to mandatory type approval. Alarm systems shall be designed on the closed-circuit or the monitored open-circuit principle. B. The failure of the machinery alarm system shall be signaled on the bridge and in the accommodation and mess areas of the engineer officers or the responsible crew members. this is to be recorded with date and time relating to the occurrence and the clearing of the fault in chronological order. Equivalent monitoring principles are permitted.5 1. A. Collective alarms are to be recorded as described under 14. BKI may approve collective alarms from essential. 15. The necessary signals are to be monitored for correct function or shall be of redundant type. an alarm shall be released on the bridge and the accommodation and mess areas of the engineer officers. The failure of the supply from the main power source is to be alarmed. 14. The beginning and end of a fault are to be clearly recognizable.4-2 / 6 A. The individual alarms have to be recognizable at the concerned system.2 15.3 Each additional new single alarm has to re-trigger to collective alarm. 15. 1.3 Duty alarm systems are subject to mandatory type approval. The reset of the alarm will be done by acknowledging at the machinery alarm system. an BKI Rules for Automation .

2 The minimum operation time of the mobile units shall be at least 12 hours without intermediate charging. Watch and alarm functionalities shall be realized as in standard hardwired systems. An alarm shall be given in time before the automatic switch off. 7. BKI Rules for Automation . Disturbed units which are automatically shut-down shall be restarted only directly at the unit after a manual release.7. I. 4.Section 4 – Automation Systems B. 2.Seagoing Ships. protective devices shall adapt the operation to the remaining technical capabilities. Rules for Electrical Installations. 3. This might be a telephone system.6 Radio contact between the fixed and mobile units shall be checked regularly automatically. ship or machinery. 10. 6. IV. When reaching dangerous limits. The loss of the contact has to be alarmed. 2. The tripping of a protective device and faults shall be alarmed and recorded. The monitored open-circuit principle is to be applied to protective devices which can activate an automatic shut-down.5 At least two charged reserve units shall be available. C.1 Wireless duty alarm systems The function of the system has to be proved in all areas of the ship.4 2. 2. Equivalent monitoring principles are permitted. for example. 2. The reason for the tripping shall be identifiable.2013 . Section 4. C Protective Device for Machinery Plants 1.and closed-loop control and alarm systems and shall be assigned to systems which need protection. Where faults which affect the operation of the devices cannot be identified. Protective devices which can activate an automatic shut-down of the main propulsion plant shall be equipped with overriding facilities from the bridge. 8. Protective devices shall be independent of open. Vol. For battery supply at least 15 minutes have to be safeguarded. 11. appropriate test facilities shall be provided which shall be actuated periodically. 2 2. 5. Protective devices are subject to mandatory type testing.3 2. C 4-3 / 6 additional means for communication between the engine room or the engine control room and accommodation area of the technical officer or the crew members responsible for the machinery has to be installed. 9. The adjustment facilities for protective devices shall be so designed that the last setting is traceable. loss of voltage or a broken wire shall not create a hazard to human life. Protective devices shall be supplied according to the Part 1 . Protective devices shall be so designed that potential faults such as. B. Calls to persons shall not suppress alarms. Alarms shall be set above personnel calls.

8. Overriding capabilities have to be provided for automatic reductions from the bridge. 1. See also section 8 3. IV. Safety devices shall be so designed that potential fault such as. Where faults which affect the operation of the devices cannot be identified. Disturbed units which are automatically shut down shall be restarted only directly at the unit after a manual release. The tripping of a safety device and faults shall be alarmed and recorded.Seagoing Ships. for example. Reductions of the main propulsion plant 12.3 Reductions can be initiated automatically or by a request for manual reduction. Section 4. Safety device are subject to mandatory type testing. safety device shall initiate an automatic shut-down. Equivalent monitoring principles are permitted. 2. 5.3 12. 13.2 12. D Section 4 – Automation Systems 12. Safety device of the main propulsion plant may be equipped with overriding facilities.4-4 / 6 C. 7.2013 .1 13. loss of voltage or a broken wire shall not create a hazard to human life. reductions according to Section 8 have to be provided. Equivalent monitoring principles are permitted. Vol. D. 12. C. The adjustment facilities for safety devices shall be so designed that the last setting is traceable.7. Reductions may be a function of the machinery alarm system. When reaching dangerous limits.4 The monitored open-circuit principle is to be applied to manual emergency stops. 6. ship or machinery. Safety systems shall be independent of open.and closed-loop control and alarm systems and shall be assigned to systems which need protection. appropriate test facilities shall be provided which shall be actuated periodically. Manual emergency stop Manual emergency stops are to be protected against unintentional activation. 13. Rules for Electrical Installations. D Safety Devices for Machinery Plants 1.1 For the protection of the main propulsion plant. 9. 4. 11. 10. The manual emergency stop shall not be automatically cancelled It shall be recognizable which manual emergency stop has been activated.4 13. The monitored open-circuit principle is to be applied to safety devices. Safety device shall be supplied according to Part 1 . 13. For battery supply at least 15 minutes have to be safeguarded. The reason for the tripping shall be identifiable. The over speed protection is excluded. BKI Rules for Automation .2 .

Each detection loop shall not enclose more than one fire subdivision or one watertight compartment or. have to be provided. This applies only to non-addressable detectors. Vol. Section 9. 2. thermal oil systems. 5.10 and C. Fire detection systems shall signal a fire at an early stage. so that all endangered areas are safely covered.5. 4. For general requirements relating to fire alarm systems. F. 2. wherever possible. H 1. Vol.Seagoing Ships. This particularly applies to areas in which boilers.Seagoing Ships.1. The activation of the overriding facilities is to be recorded. Overriding Facilities Override facilities according to C. F. more than two superimposed decks. which do not allow the remote and individual identification of each detector. are to be observed. The position and number of detectors shall be specified under consideration of machinery space ventilation. Section 9 and Section 14. in the accommodation and mess areas of the engineer officers or the crew member responsible for the machinery plant and also in the machinery space and it is to be distinguishable from other alarms. G.12. Safety System for Machinery Plants It is allowed to combine protective and safety device for one individual system only. Separate detection loops shall be used where facilities are provided for the separate flooding of different machinery spaces with gaseous fire extinguishing media (e. Means of Communication A reliable means of vocal communication shall be provided between the main machinery control room or the propulsion machinery control position. Overriding facilities are not permitted for overspeed protection or manual emergency stops. 2. BKI Rules for Automation . IV. refrigeration machinery and purifiers are installed and also in the engine casing and at the exhaust gas side in exhaust gas fired thermal oil plants and in exhaust gas-fired boilers with finned pipes. 1. The activation of the overriding facilities is to be indicated at the concerned control station. switchboards. IV. D. C. see Part 1 . Rules for Electrical Installations. H.are to be observed for the lay out. 4. Safety systems are subject to mandatory type testing. G. 1.2013 . Requirements according to C. 4.Section 4 – Automation Systems E. G. the navigating bridge and the accommodation and mess areas of the engineer officers or the crew members responsible for the machinery. The fire alarm shall be optical and audible recognized on the bridge. 3. waste and sludge incinerators. and D.g.3. Rules for Electrical Installations. Fire Detection Systems for Machinery Spaces E. H 4-5 / 6 E. generators. F. 3. CO2). The Part 1 . 3.

I : to maintain stored energy (e.5. See also Section 8. A reciprocal operation capability is to be provided for similar units. H. Rules for Electrical Installations. Stand-by Circuits / Automatic Controls General 1.4-6 / 6 H. Rules for Electrical Installations. D.6 An alarm shall not be tripped in the case of machinery installations with mechanically connected pumps.2 Following a black-out and restoration of the power supply. see Part 1 .7 2. IV. Automatic controls shall automatically start units as described in Section 8. In workshops and rooms where detectors are liable to be actuated.2 – – 1. they may be temporarily ineffective. Rules for Machinery Installations : – – 1. I BKI Rules for Automation . I. 1. The sensors for stand-by circuits have to be independent from other systems. I Section 4 – Automation Systems 6. 1. B.Seagoing Ships. III.2013 .5 Where auxiliary machinery is mechanically driven from the propulsion system. I. see Part 1 . 1. Vol. when the independent pumps start up due to normal operation. Vol. due to a failure of the ship´s mains. The automatic change-over to another unit is to be signaled by an alarm. Section 3. if these are required according to Part 1 . I shall automatically start stand-by units.1 For the stand-by circuits for generators. Section 9. 2. Vol.g. essential auxiliary machinery has to start-up again automatically.4 in the case of failure of units in operation to meet the demand of auxiliary machinery with staggered operation. 7.3 1.g. e. 1. stand-by units shall be provided for automatic start-up when carrying out maneuvers in the lower speed range where the output of the mechanically-driven auxiliary machines is not adequate under these conditions. possibly in staggered formation. Stand-by circuits for generators 2.Seagoing Ships. For requirements relating to fixed water-based local application fire-fighting systems (FWBLAFFS). IV.Seagoing Ships.1 Stand-by circuits as described in Section 8.4. by welding. The detectors shall automatically become operative again after a preset time. compressed air) following restoration of the power supply after black-out.

Lever movement shall be in accordance to the desired course of the ship. H.13 there is no increase in ship's speed.1 The remote control shall be capable to control. stored commands have to be erased and replaced by the new input.12 1. a restart shall be only be possible via the stop position of the command entry. Remote control systems for main propulsion plants are subject to mandatory type approval. speed. whereby it is assumed that – – – 1.8 Following emergency manual shut-down or automatic shut-down of main propulsion plant.Section 5 – Main Propulsion plant A 5-1 / 6 Section 5 Main Propulsion Plant A. 1.2 Single lever control is to be preferred for remote control systems.7 On ships with shaft-driven generators. their quick passing is to be guaranteed and a reference input within them have to be inhibited. is maintained without interruption. 1. In individual cases. Transfer of BKI Rules for Automation .10 The failure of the remote control system and of the control power shall not result in any sudden change in the propulsion power nor in the speed and direction of rotation of the propeller. direction of thrust and. 1.6 An overload limitation facility is to be provided for the propulsion machinery. there is no course change. that the supply of the equipment in accordance with Section 4.2013 . it shall be ensured in case of manoeuvres which would prevent operation of the shaft-driven generator system. 1. 1. 1.3 The remote control system shall carry out commands which are ordered. torque or propeller pitch without restriction under all navigating and operating conditions.5 In the case of set speed stages. Where critical speed ranges are incorporated. 1. no unintentional start-up processes are initiated. a facility is to be provided to change the speed in the individual stages. as appropriate. in accordance with the propulsion plant manufacturer’s specifications. A 1.4 With each new command. including emergency manoeuvres. Commands entered into the remote control system from the bridge have to be recognizable at all control stations. It shall be ensured that control is only possible from one control station at any time.2.9 When the turning gear is engaged or automatic shut-down has not been acknowledged. 1.11 1. BKI may approve other failure conditions. The failure of the remote control system and of the control power is to be signalled by an alarm. any start attempts are to be prevented. 1. Remote Controls General 1.

2.5 Where the safety system of the main propulsion plant shall be equipped with an overriding arrangement. indicators shall be provided to display the speed and direction of rotation of the propeller shaft and also the speed of the propulsion machinery.8 In the case of controllable pitch propeller systems.10 Override opportunity is permitted for shut-down criteria.9 shall also be fitted in the machinery control room. The state of the coupling shall be indicated.9 In the case of systems which have reversing gears.3 The main propulsion system is to be capable of being shut-down with an emergency manual shutdown facility from the bridge. an indicator shall be provided to display the speed of the propeller shaft and the pitch of the propeller. It shall be also realized for additional shut-down and slowdown criteria. 2. 2. The loss of control at the concerned control station is to be signalled audibly and visually.13.2013 . This device shall be independent of the remote control system and its power supply.Seagoing Ships. 1. I. Vol. Section 2. Facilities in the machinery control room If remote control of the propulsion plant is provided from a machinery control room. 2. 2. The engine telegraph may be mechanically linked to the operation of the remote control system. A display at each control station shall indicate which control station is in operation. as required in Section 8. 3. not listed in Section 8.1 Changeover of control within the bridge area is not required where the control levers at the control stations are mechanically or electrically connected together and with the control unit of the remote control system so that they automatically adopt the same position. the shafting may be disconnected from the bridge as an emergency stop facility.6 With the consent of BKI.7 An indicator for the propeller shaft speed and the direction of rotation shall be provided for propulsion systems with fixed propeller. however. this has to be installed on the bridge.2 An engine telegraph with feedback facility is to be fitted.11 Override opportunity shall be realized for slowdown criteria. according to the system.14 The take of control independent of the accept signal.7 to 2. be mutually independent and shall have separate supplies. 2.5-2 / 6 A Section 5 – Main Propulsion Plant command from one control station to another shall only be possible when the respective control levers are in the same position and when a signal to accept the transfer is given from the selected control station. for systems with clutch couplings. 2. except for shutdown in case of over speed. 2. III. Remote control and telegraph shall. 2. Facilities on the Bridge A 2. as required in Section 8. Rules for Machinery Installations. shall only be possible in the machinery space. In addition the required equipment is to be installed in accordance with Part 1 . 2. the equipment listed under 2.4 The emergency shut-down facility shall not be automatically cancelled and shall be protected against unintentional operation 2. stated in 1. BKI Rules for Automation .

At least those stop and reduce criteria listed in Section 8. Vol. B. Rules for Machinery Installations. Proof of the number of start attempts as specified in Part 1 . Rules for Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk. 4. Table 2. Section 2. Vol. see Section 8. 2. Vol. III. and also their power supplies. B. III.9 shall be fitted at the control station. IV. are to be observed.8. Rules for Machinery Installations. Vol. The alarms listed in Section 8. Table 8. Vol. Section 16.3 are to be provided for monitoring the main steam plant and the equipment needed for boiler operation. 5. Rules for Machinery Installations. H. Section 2. III. The operational turbine plant is to be protected against damage by means of devices to permit automatic turning using steam. Facilities are to be provided on the bridge to stop turning. F. Additional facilities for operating the engines with gas are to be established with BKI in each individual case. The controller and the actuator shall be suitable for controlling the engine under the operating conditions laid down in the Rules for Construction and also in line with the requirements specified by the engine manufacturer. Gas-Fuelled Engines A. III. and Section 9 are to be observed additionally. In addition the required equipment is to be installed in accordance with Part 1 – Seagoing Ships.Seagoing Ships.Seagoing Ships.Seagoing Ships. Vol. Table 8. 2. Rules for Machinery Installations. Section 9.Seagoing Ships.2. O. The indicators listed in 2. D 1.4 is also to be provided for manoeuvring with the remote control system. Rules for Machinery Installations. Where a reduction is not sufficient to protect the engine. Vol. D. C.2. as shown in the Part 1 .2013 . C.1 and 8. III. the alarms and shut-downs. For details of the requirements relating to electronic governors and actuators. 2.Seagoing Ships. Rules for Electrical Installations. D 5-3 / 6 4. III. B. The requirements according to Part 1 . an automatic shut-down facility shall be provided.12 shall be indicated in the machinery alarm system as individual alarms. BKI Rules for Automation . taking into account the Part 1 – Seagoing Ships. 6.7 to 2. Section 2. Section 7. Section 2. B. Section 2. C. Facilities at the engine manoeuvring platform A manual operating facility for the engine which is independent of the remote control system is to be installed at the local machinery control station. IX. Vol. 3. 1. Table 8. see Part 1 .1 and 8. The requirements according to the Part 1. I. I. In general. Main Steam Plants 1.Seagoing Ships. Rules for Machinery Installations.2 have to stop or reduce the main propulsion plant or have to request for reduction. Diesel Engines The number and duration of automatic start attempts are to be limited.Section 5 – Main Propulsion plant A. see Part 1 .

2013 . When changing over the plant from port operation to manoeuvring mode and from manoeuvring mode to sea service mode and vice versa. Table 8. it is necessary to ensure that all the change-over processes necessary for each change in operating mode are carried out automatically.5-4 / 6 D. protection and control concept. 2.3 There shall be facilities or interlocks which purge accumulations of liquid fuel. an independent speed governor shall be provided that is suitable for controlling the speed of the unloaded gas turbine without the over speed protection being triggered.3 have to stop or reduce the main propulsion plant or have to request for reduction. 5. E 1.2 The following auxiliary systems for auxiliary turbines shall be fitted with an automatic temperature control system. At least those stop and reduce criteria listed in Section 8. from all parts of the main propulsion gas turbine before the ignition sequence can begin or re-ignition after a misfire can take place.4 An emergency manual quick-closing device for the fuel feed shall be provided at the control position. D. Section 8. Safety devices 3. E. BKI Rules for Automation . a variable-pitch propeller or a clutch coupling. 3. – – – – – – Automatic control devices are to be provided for the following operating parameters: lubrication oil temperature of turbine and gearing gland sealing steam pressure water level in condenser water level in the de-aerator pressure in de-aerator water level in boiler.1 Main propulsion gas turbines shall be fitted with a quick-action turbine stopping device which automatically interrupts or stops the fuel feed to the turbine in accordance to Section 8.2 If a main propulsion gas turbine is coupled to a reversing gear. Table 8. 3. 3. 3. which is able to keep the normal operating values over the entire output range : – – – lubricating oil supply fuel supply. 3. 2.4.1 Main propulsion gas turbines shall be fitted with an over speed protection which ensures that the speed of the engine cannot exceed the maximum continuous rating of the engine by more than 115%. an electrical power transmission. Gas Turbine Plants General requirements For the monitoring. 4. E Section 5 – Main Propulsion Plant It is necessary to ensure an adequate supply of lubricating oil to the turbine plant.4 shall be observed. Table 8. Governors and over speed protection 2. or blow out gaseous fuel. or alternatively fuel viscosity exhaust gas.

F. Separate supply facilities are to be provided for each control system where there is a multiple number of main engines.Section 5 – Main Propulsion plant E.5 In the event of misfire.6 Safety devices prescribed in addition by the manufacturer with the purpose of preventing dangerous situations in the event of a malfunction in the turbine plant shall be submitted for approval. 2.Seagoing Ships. Electrical Propulsion Plants E. 3. G. F. 5. Rules for Electrical Installations. Individual visual alarm displays for each drive system are to be provided on the bridge. Multi-Shaft Systems. Section 13. Vol. F. 3. IV. In the case of multi-shaft systems the capability shall be provided for controlling and shutting down the individual drive systems from the bridge. Safety systems are to be divided so that in the event of failure of one part of the system. The stand-by circuits specified for these systems may be omitted where a multiple drive system is installed which has separate systems and automatic individual shut-down (decoupling). BKI Rules for Automation . the function of the other system parts is still maintained or can be restored by adopting simple measures. 4. G See Part 1 . Systems with Several Propulsion Machines 1.2013 . G 5-5 / 6 3. the starting device of the gas turbine shall be capable of aborting the ignition sequence and of shutting off the fuel feed within a specified period of time.

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2. Section 7. detection of oil mist and failure of the lubrication oil supply of diesel engines.Seagoing Ships. 1. C. 3. E. Means shall be provided for auxiliary machines which are started automatically or by remote control to prevent remote and automatic start-up. see Part 1 – Seagoing Ships. D. The alarms and recording points listed in Section 8 are to be observed. Vol. B. see Section 8. Auxiliary Steam Plants The requirements according to Part 1 .2013 . Vol.Section 6 – Auxiliary Machinery Systems A. Section 7. Auxiliary Diesel Engines Automatic or remotely controlled start attempts are to be limited in duration and number. Rules for Electrical Installations. Vol. For details of auxiliary engines with electric start-up. I. C. IV. Section 5. General A. E 1. Remotely controlled or automatic start-up of auxiliary turbines and acceleration to rated speed are to be accomplished in such a way that the load applied is without risk to the turbines. 2. B. Auxiliary Turbines 1. III. 2. An automatic shut-down is to be provided for the event of over speed. Rules for Machinery Installations. Thermal Oil Systems The requirements according to Part 1 – Seagoing Ships. C. BKI Rules for Automation . Rules for Machinery Installations. B. I. For the scope of stand-by circuits and remote control facilities for essential auxiliary machinery. Safety systems See main steam plants.II and Section 9 are to be observed. D. D. Section 7. the only systems permitted are those which allow the start in any position of the crankshaft. and Section 9 are to be observed. E 6-1 / 2 Section 6 Auxiliary Machinery Systems A. 6. D. D. With regard to the remotely controlled or automatic start of engines. III.

2013 . 3. 2. Fuel and lubrication oil purifiers are to be of self-cleaning type. where appropriate. E. Bilge and Drain Facilities 1. At least two level sensors are to be fitted in each machinery space and the tripping of these sensors is to be indicated by an individual alarm. the unintentional opening of the drum and the loss of the water seal shall be alarmed. Purifier Systems The temperature of the separating medium shall be automatically controlled and monitored. an alarm is to trip when the limit value is exceeded and-where specified-the drainage process is to be stopped. H Section 6 – Auxiliary Machinery Systems F. Depending upon type and method of separation. G. The heating system of the pre-heater is to be designed that an interruption of the flow to the purifier does not result in overheating of the pre-heaters. A suitable automatic drain facility is to be provided for the cooler and water traps (where appropriate also during operation). 5. Air Compressors F.6-2 / 2 F. H In the event of failure of the pressurized lubrication system. Bilge wells shall be located and monitored in such a way that the accumulation of liquid is detected at normal angles of trim and heel. See also Part 1.Seagoing Ships. The necessary monitoring device may be part of the separator system or a separate type approved sensor arranged in the clean oil pipe line. Where devices are fitted to provide automatic drainage of engine room bilges or bilge wells. 4. Where. 4. Section 1. unless no operation or maintenance is required to keep them in service during the period of which the machinery spaces are to remain unattended according to the Class Notation. as a result of the MARPOL convention. BKI Rules for Automation . G. 2. Malfunctions in the purifying process have to cause the flow to the purifier to be cut off automatically. 6. an alarm shall be tripped to indicate when the bilge pump is running too often or too long. an automatic interruption in the drain process. and shall be large enough to accommodate easily the normal drainage during the unattended period. independently driven compressors have to shut down automatically. Rules for Machinery Installations. 1. a facility is specified for monitoring the residual oil content in the bilge water and. 3. Vol.5. The inrush of water into clean oil shall be alarmed. H. G. III.

BKI reserves the right to demand tests for systems which have safety implications. 4. crew or passenger safety and which are subject to classification. IV. The testing of systems. the manufacturer has to ensure that the products which the manufactures meet the requirements as specified. – – – – Tests comprise: examination of technical documentation tests conducted at the manufacturer's works tests on board type approvals B.Section 7 – Test A. 2. test results and assessments are to be provided for the hardware and software in accordance with Part 1 – Seagoing Ships. Records of the measures adopted and tests carried out as part of the quality assurance procedure shall be prepared. 1. additional tests and trials are to be agreed. equipment and components specified in the rules. D . Rules for Electrical Installations. Tests Conducted at the Manufacturer’s Works C. Section 10. tests are to be carried out in the presence of the BKI Surveyor. records. Examination of Technical Documents The list of documents which are subject to approval is specified in Section 1. General A. between the manufacturer and BKI. Where computer system are used for functions which are essential to ship. Vol. C 7-1 / 4 Section 7 Tests A. Documents which have been examined and marked accordingly are to be submitted to the Surveyor on request. cargo. 3. BKI Rules for Automation . In the case of new systems or systems which are being used for the first time on ships classed by BKI. BKI reserves the right to demand that tests also be carried out on other items either on the manufacturer’s premises or on board. This test might be a factory acceptance test (FAT) with presence of BKI Surveyor. or in case of extensive automation systems or where individual systems are integrated. For certain systems. 5. 6. equipment and assemblies demanded according to Section 2 are subject to the following rules. B.2013 . As part of the general quality assurance system. as required. The purpose of the tests is to demonstrate compliance with the requirements as laid down in the Rules for Construction and the suitability of the test specimen for their intended use 7. B. 2. The tests and test specimen specified below represent the minimum requirement. C 1.

Tests during construction/installation 2.1 During the period of construction of the ship.2013 .20-2013 is used.2 Preparation 4.2 Survey “Unattended Machinery Spaces Initial” The survey type "Unattended Machinery Spaces Initial" is used for the operational testing of the whole system.2 Test certificates relating to tests which have already been carried out are to be submitted to the Surveyor on request. 1.2. the relevant Class Notation is issued.2. Where not specified in the Rules for Construction.1 Tests during sea trials Scope The purpose of the test is to prove that all systems are adjusted properly and that ship’s machinery operation can be performed without manual intervention. 3. installations are to be checked for compliance with the documents which have been approved by BKI and with the Rules for Construction. BKI Rules for Automation . For electrical main propulsion machinery form F21. D 1. 4. Tests on Board General Tests comprise: – – – – tests during construction/installation tests during commissioning tests during sea trial repeated tests. The survey type "Unattended Machinery Spaces Initial" is to be used as a basis.1 A list has to be provided to the attending Surveyor which shows all equipment that is switched off with sufficient explanation. 2. 4.2. Tests during commissioning The satisfactory condition and correct operation of all automation equipment are to be demonstrated. the tests to be conducted are to be agreed with the BKI Surveyor in accordance with the system requirements.1 OT 1-D Form OT 1-D (F21. 2. Following successful completion of the tests. 1. 4.7-2 / 4 D Section 7 – Test D. The test procedures are based on forms OT D and OT T for engine driven systems and steam driven systems respectively. Concept approval for the whole system is given due to the information provided.14-2013) "Details on Automatic and Remote Controls of Propelling Machinery In Motor Vessel" is used to apply for the relevant Class Notation.

3.3 All electric equipment is functioning and switched on. E 1.4 Main propulsion control shall be on the bridge. Repeated tests Periodical surveys are to be carried out at preset intervals following award or renewal of the Classification.3.3.6 4.4.2.2. 4.3 Execution 4. 4.Section 7 – Test D. also announcement via the public address (PA) system may be made.5 No alarms shall be manual inhibited. 4. Other test which may be carried out during the endurance test shall be agreed before. The minimum test time is four hours. The test shall include maneuvers from full ahead to dead slow astern. the following is to be prepared: 4.6 The duty alarm system shall be switched to “Unattended machinery”. 4. 2.5 4.4. D.1 The trials report is to be completed in accordance with the survey type "Unattended Machinery Spaces Initial" is to be used as a basis. This may result in repetition of the test. equipment’s and assemblies which are subject to type testing: computer systems for open.2. 4.3. If appropriate. 4.4 The start and end of the test shall be marked on the alarm registration device. remote control systems for the main propulsion plant BKI Rules for Automation . 4.3 If alarms come up which indicate malfunction of equipment or wrong system settings.2 4. equipment’s and assemblies are subject to mandatory type testing.and closed-loop controls and monitoring of equipment essential to ship operation.3. The test shall include at least two hours at 100 % main engine load.2.4 4. the cause is to be rectified.2.3. 4.3.3.2 It has to be agreed on representative persons who are allowed to enter engine room and engine control room for checking and watch keeping during the test.1 All systems to be prepared for automatic control and adjusted to the correct settings.3. Installations. 4. E.2.3.3 4. E 7-3 / 4 4.1 The start and completion of the test shall be clearly communicated between control room and bridge.2.2.2013 .3. – – Type Approvals The following installations. De-briefing 4. 4.3.2 Basically no alarms shall occur during the test.2 Manual operated valves shall be completely closed or open.4.3 If applicable. 5.

E BKI Rules for Automation . particular tests may be carried out.7-4 / 4 E Section 7 – Test – – – – – – – fire detection systems and sensors sensors and actuators for specified automation equipment machinery alarm systems duty alarm systems protective device safety devices safety systems 3. where justified in individual cases. with the prior consent of BKI. in the presence of the Surveyor.2013 . As an alternative to the type tests specified.

For the design of the alarm devices. protection.Section 8 – Sensors. BKI Rules for Automation . Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities A 8-1 / 16 Section 8 Sensors. D. E. C. Dependent upon the design of the machinery plant. apply. the provisions set out in Section 3. A.1 to 8. apply. a notation in the Tables 8.9. If it is required to realize individual alarms on the bridge. shall 8. The alarm. General A 1. the provisions set out in Section 4. it shall be ensured that the evaluation of the data from sensors takes place independently. I.9 is made. 6. Reduction of the operation parameters shall be in accordance with Section 4. redundancy concepts can replace the need for independent evaluation.1 to 8. 2. 3. shall For the design of safety systems and safety devices. it may be necessary to adapt the range and details given in the Tables. The monitoring. shall be indicated in the machinery alarm system as individual alarms. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities A. the alarms. If more than one sensor is required for a criterion according to the following tables. shall apply. the provisions set out in Section 4. If designed suitably. 5. A.2013 . For the design of the stand-by circuits. and B. reduction and shut-down criteria listed below represent the minimum requirement. 7. reductions and shut-downs.12. In general. 4. On the bridge the alarms shall be grouped as described in Section 4. and Section 4. as shown in the Tables 8. open-loop and closed-loop control concept for equipment and installations shall ensure safe operation under all operating conditions.

B 1. 1 F L H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Lubricating oil Lubricating oil pressure at engine inlet 1).8-2 / 16 B Section 8 – Sensors. Sensors for Main Propulsion Diesel Engines Medium and high speed engines (trunk piston engines) Main propulsion diesel engines (medium and high speed) Sensor for stand-by aggregate Individual alarm at the bridge Sensor for alarms Sensor for safety functions LS HS L S 10) Table 8. 12) Charging air temperature 7) Exhaust gas Exhaust gas temperature turbocharger inlet and outlet Exhaust gas temperature of each cylinder 3) 3) 6) 1) L H HR HS FR L F HR L L HR L F L L H L L F L L H LH H HR LH LT Fault at lubricating oil automatic filter LT LT LT Deviation from exhaust gas mean temperature BKI Rules for Automation . Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities B. 2) Lubricating oil filter differential pressure Temperature of lubricating oil at engine inlet Concentration of oil mist or temperature of engine bearings for engines with power 2250 kW and above or with cylinder diameters above 300 mm 4) Failure in cylinder lubrication Level in lubrication oil sump tanks Temperature thrust bearing Common rail servo oil pressure Coolant Cylinder cooling water pressure Temperature of cylinder cooling water at each cylinder outlet 5) Level in coolant expansion tanks Oil contamination in cylinder cooling water system Pressure of seawater for cooling Pressure of LT (low temperature) freshwater cooling circuit Temperature of LT(low temperature) freshwater cooling circuit Temperature of cylinder cooling water at engine inlet Fuel oil Fuel oil pressure to injection pumps Leakage fuel injection pipe Common rail fuel oil pressure Turbocharger Lubricating oil pressure turbocharger 8) Lubricating oil temperature turbocharger outlet 8).2013 .

If possible due to size. lubricating oil. 11) L 2) Individual alarms are to be provided for separate circuits. One oil mist detector system for each engine having two independent outputs for initiating the alarm and shut-down would satisfy the requirement for independence between alarm and shut-down system. individual alarm. 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) B BKI Rules for Automation . For engines > 500 kW/cyl. For engines with direct reversing capability and also all engines with remote start from the bridge. “Water in charge air-duct” instead of low limit. Where all cylinders have a common cooling water chamber with no individual shut-offs. individual monitoring may be dispensed with. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities B 8-3 / 16 Table 8. Not applicable for self-contained lubricating oil circuits. Shut-down only for engines from 220 kW upwards. As alternative. In this case. 1 Main propulsion diesel engines (medium and high speed) Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms F L H R S T Air Control air pressure Starting air pressure Overspeed trip 1) 2) 3) 4) (Continued) Individual alarm at the bridge Sensor for safety functions HS = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation L 9). Continuous monitoring of inlet pressure and inlet temperature in combination with specific interval for bearing inspection in accordance with the turbo charger manufacturer’s instruction may be accepted as an alternative.Section 8 – Sensors. Where outlet temperature from each bearing cannot be monitored due to the engine/turbocharger design alternative arrangement may be agreed with BKI. otherwise a shut-down for cooling temperature cylinder outlet to be provided when reaching high limit.2013 . Where engine started electronically the failure of battery charger is to be alarmed. separate sensors for alarm and reduction are required Where cooling water is used for preheating or cooling fuel.

2) Lubrication oil pressure camshaft 1) LR L H HR H R 3) FR L F 10) LT LT Lubricating oil filter differential pressure Temperature of lubricating oil at engine inlet Concentration of oil mist or temperature of engine bearings for engines with power 2250 kW and above or with cylinder diameters above 300 mm 4) Failure in cylinder lubrication Level in lubrication oil sump tanks 1) Fault at lubricating oil automatic filter Temperature of lubricating oil to camshaft Temperature thrust bearing Common rail servo oil pressure Coolant Cylinder cooling water pressure Temperature of cylinder cooling water at each cylinder outlet Level in coolant expansion tanks Oil contamination in cylinder cooling water systems Pressure of seawater for cooling Pressure of LT (low temperature) freshwater cooling circuit Temperature of LT (low temperature) freshwater cooling circuit Piston coolant pressure Piston coolant temperature at each piston outlet Piston coolant flow each piston 12). Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities 2. 14) 6) 5) H H R 3) L L HR L F L L H LR HR LR L H L L F L LT LT LT LT Fuel injection valve coolant pressure Fuel injection valve coolant temperature Temperature of cylinder cooling water at engine inlet Fuel oil Fuel oil pressure to injection pumps Leakage fuel injection pipe Common rail fuel oil pressure BKI Rules for Automation . Slow speed diesel engines (crosshead engines) B Table 8.2013 Individual alarm at the bridge .8-4 / 16 B Section 8 – Sensors. 2 Main propulsion diesel engines (slow speed) Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms Sensor for safety functions LS LS LS F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Lubricating oil Lubricating oil pressure at engine inlet 1).

2 Main propulsion diesel engines (slow speed) Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms Sensor for safety functions HS F (continued) Individual alarm at the bridge F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Turbocharger Lubricating oil pressure turbocharger 8) Lubricating oil temperature turbocharger outlet Charging air temperature Exhaust gas Exhaust gas temperature turbocharger inlet and outlet Exhaust gas temperature of each cylinder Deviation from exhaust gas mean temperature Air Control air pressure 11) Starting air pressure 9). Where all cylinders have a common cooling water chamber with no individual shut-offs. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities B 8-5 / 16 Table 8. If separate lubricating oil systems are installed. For engines with direct reversing capability and also all engines with remote start from the bridge. If separate control air loop for emergency stop is installed.2013 . As an alternative. low limit alarm also required Shut down. individual monitoring may be dispensed with. “Water in charge air-duct” instead of low limit. Where outlet temperature from each bearing cannot be monitored due to the engine/turbocharger design alternative arrangement may be agreed with BKI. Speed reduction to minimum maneuvers speed. Where cooling water is used for preheating or cooling fuel. Continuous monitoring of inlet pressure and inlet temperature in combination with specific interval for bearing inspection in accordance with the turbo charger manufacturer’s instruction may be accepted as an alternative. Where engine started electronically the failure of battery charger is to be alarmed. 13) 7) 8). Shut down only for engines from 220 kW upwards. BKI Rules for Automation .Section 8 – Sensors. alternative arrangements may be agreed with BKI. where necessary. 15) L H LH H HR LH L L F HR Failure of electric scavenge air blower Scavenge air temperature (fire) Overspeed trip 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15) 2) Wrong direction of rotation (Wrong Way) Individual alarms are to be provided for separate circuits. individual alarm. Not applicable for self-contained lubricating oil circuits. Where outlet flow cannot be monitored due to engine design. Other surveillance methods may be agreed with BKI. lubricating oil.

Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities C. Sensors for Main Steam Plant C Table 8.8-6 / 16 C Section 8 – Sensors. 3 Main steam plant Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms Sensor for safety functions LS HS HS F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Water level in boilers Water flow through boilers (in forced circulation boilers) Pressure in feed pipe Steam pressure at superheater outlet Steam temperature at superheater outlet Steam temperature at reheater outlet Steam temperature at internal cooler outlet Flue gas concentration Fire in the flue gas chambers Lubrication oil pressure at turbine and gearbox inlet Differential pressure lubrication oil filter Lubrication oil temperature at each gearing and turbine bearing Turbine stops longer than allowed Gland sealing steam pressure Steam barrier pressure Astern turbine temperature Vibration velocity (turbine) Condenser pressure Condensate level in condenser Pressure in condenser line Salinity of condensate Oil contamination of condensate Bilge water level at condensate pumps Pressure in de-aerator Level in de-aerator Level in distillate tank Temperature of the super heater Failure of steam generator Level in lubricating oil sump tank Lubrication oil gravity tank level LHR LR LR LHR LHR LHR L H F L H HR F HR LH HR HR H H L H H H LH LH L LH F L L BKI Rules for Automation .2013 Individual alarm at the bridge .

without achieving a critical condition leading to a shut-down. D 8-7 / 16 Table 8.Section 8 – Sensors. 4 Propulsion gas turbines Sensor for alarms F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Sensor for stand-by aggregate LT Level in lubrication oil sump tank Level in lubrication oil gravity tank Lubricating oil pressure before turbine 1) L L L H H L L H H F H H H H F H L LH H HS LS FS HS HS LT LS Lubricating oil filter differential pressure Lubricating oil temperature before turbine Coolant pressure Fuel pressure Coolant temperature Bearing temperature Failure of flames / igniting flame Vibrations 1) Axial displacement of the rotor Exhaust gas temperature Fuel temperature Automatic starting failure Vacuum pressure at the compressor inlet Low pressure before compressor Speed free turbine Speed gas generator 1) 1) 1) Limits shall be reachable. Sensors for Propulsion Gas Turbines C. D Table 8. BKI Rules for Automation .2013 Sensor for safety functions . Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities C. 3 Main steam plant (continued) Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Individual alarm at the bridge Individual alarm at the bridge Sensor for safety functions LS LHS HS Turbogenerators Lubrication oil pressure Gland sealing steam pressure Pressure in auxiliary condenser Level in auxiliary condenser Salinity condensate L LH H H H D.

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E. Sensors for Propulsion Plant and Steering Devices E Table 8. 5 Propulsion plant (prime mover engine excluded)
Sensor for stand-by aggregate F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Individual alarm at the bridge
L

Sensor for alarms

Main gear Lubricating oil pressure gear input Lubricating oil temperature gear input / after cooler Pressure drop lubricating oil at filter Temperature radial bearings
4) 5), 6) 2) 3)

LR HR HR H H HR L LR
11)

L T 1)

Lubricating oil temperature gear output / before cooler

Temperature gear integrated thrust bearing Level in lubrication oil sump tank Operating pressure

Mechanical / multi disc clutch (stand-alone or gear integrated) LT L S 7) H HR H L
12)

Control of unintended slip in engaged condition Shaft bearings, stern tube Temperature or lub. oil temperature radial bearings 8) Temperature or lub. oil temperature thrust bearing Temperature aft. Stern tube bearing
9) 5), 8)

Oil level stern tube storage / gravity tank Stern tube bearing lubrication water flow Direction of rotation
10)

L F L L H H F L T 1)

Controllable pitch propeller plant Pressure of hydraulic oil Level of hydraulic oil of control mechanism in tank Temperature hydraulic oil Pressure drop in filter for hydraulic oil Failure / malfunction of CP control
1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7)

Only when a stand-by pump is recommended For all gears with plane bearings and for gears with roller bearings with a transmitted power > 500 kW. Required only for applications, where no further temperatures are monitored within the gear. Not needed for application with roller bearings Only for the fwd. pads / direction For roller bearing applications may be replaced by monitoring of lub. oil temperature. May be measured by direct methods, e.g. differential speed measurements, or indirectly, e.g. monitoring of minimal tolerable pressure. Shut down the driving engine can also be replaced by alternative protection methods, e.g. disengaging of the slippery clutch. Not needed for applications with roller bearings when the shaft diameter is less than 300 mm. For oil lubrication and shaft diameters less than 400 mm the oil temperature in the next vicinity of the aft. bearing may be monitored. Not needed to be monitored for water lubricated bearings so far the shaft’s diameter is less than 400 mm. For reversible engines only (Direct coupled or for geared plants not equipped with reverse gear stage). Not needed for gears with totally transmitted input torque < 4000 Nm in combination with lubrication oil pressure monitoring. Only for seawater lubricated bearings with external water supply. Automatic on/off switching of external water supply depending on flow

8) 9)

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F FT FT
3)

Sensor for alarms

Steering gear 1), 2)

Failure actual steering mode
Loss of voltage supply for power unit Overload and failure of one phase of electric drive Low level hydraulic oil tank Loss of voltage supply control unit of steering gear Functional failure of hydraulic system (hydraulic lock)
1)

F F F L F F
3),4)

Sensor for safety functions

F L `H R S T

= = = = = =

Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation

F F L F F

F T 3), 4) F T 3), 4) FT
3), 4)

The sensors as listed in this table are to a great extent based on SOLAS regulations and are therefore required also for vessels without the Class Notation OT. For each steering device common alarm in machinery space is acceptable. For oil, gas and chemical tankers of more than 10000 GT the steering capability shall be regained within 45 sec after a failure within one of the two redundant systems (SOLAS). The defective subsystem is to be stopped and the affected parts shall be isolated.

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F. Sensors for Auxiliary Diesel Engines F Table 8. 7 Auxiliary diesel engines
Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms Sensor for safety functions
LS HS L H H H L L HS

F L `H R S T

= = = = = =

Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation

Auxiliary diesel engines Pressure of lubricating oil 1) Temperature of lubrication oil Differential pressure of lubricating oil indicator filter Coolant pressure or flow Temperature of cooling water or cooling air Level of cooling water equalizing tank, if separate circuit Pressure of starting air Pressure of fuel oil Heavy fuel oil viscosity or temperature Leakage in fuel injection pipes Overspeed
1) 5)

L H H L H L L L LH F

Level of fuel operating tank(s) Concentration of oil mist or temperature of engine bearings for engines with power above 2250 kW or with cylinder diameters above 300 mm. 2) 4) Exhaust gas temperature of each cylinder 3) Deviation from exhaust gas mean temperature Common rail fuel oil pressure Common rail servo oil pressure
1) 2) 3) 4)

3)

Shut-down only for engines from 220 kW upwards. For high speed engines other methods of surveillance may be agreed with BKI For engines > 500 kW/cyl. One oil mist detector system for each engine having two independent output for initiating the alarm and shut-down would satisfy their requirement for the independence between alarm and shut-down system Where engine is started electronically the failure of the battery charger is to be alarmed.

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G. Sensors for Fuel, Separator, Generation and Utilization of Heat G Table 8. 8 Fuel oil, separator, generation and utilization of heat
Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Individual alarm at the bridge Sensor for safety functions

Fuel oil Heavy fuel oil viscosity 4) Fuel level (gas blanket)
2)

LH in closed stand pipe L F L3 H H

Fault in automatic fuel oil filter Level in fuel oil service tank Differential pressure of fuel indicator filter Fuel oil temperature in daily service oil fuel tanks and settling tanks 6 Separator system Temperature of separating medium Unintentional opening of drum Water in discharge of the separation medium Loss of water seal Sludge tank level Thermal oil installation Thermal oil system Discharge temperature Level in expansion tank Tripping of quick discharge / closing device Oil fired heaters Temperature at heater Circulation Temperature of flue gas Leakage Exhaust gas fired heaters Temperature at header Circulation Exhaust gas temperature at heater outlet Fire in heater Leakage

LH F F F H

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generation and utilization of heat Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Sensor for safety functions (Continued) Individual alarm at the bridge Auxiliary steam plant Condensate. separator. feed water and steam system Steam pressure Level in condensate tank Salt content Oil penetration Oil fired boiler Level of water Pressure of steam Circulation Exhaust gas boiler Level of water Pressure of steam Fire in exhaust gas boiler (boiler with frame tubes) Oil fired system for steam and thermal oil plants Fuel supply system Fuel oil pressure 1) Fuel oil temperature / viscosity Service tank level Oil burner Fuel oil pressure in pressure atomizer 5) Atomizing medium pressure Rotary cup speed / primary air pressure Flame disturbance Induced draught Evaporator plant Salt content of the produced distillate 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) L L H F LH H L LH H F L LH L L LH L F 5) 1) Combustion air pressure L L H Reduced and registration for main steam plants Not applicable in the case of automatic gas-venting High level alarm is also required if no suitable overflow arrangement is provided. 8 Fuel oil. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities Table 8. It may be agreed with BKI to alarm the temperature alternatively.2013 .8-12 / 16 G Section 8 – Sensors. If the fan for combustion air and the pump for fuel oil will be driven by one common motor the realization of one of the stated alarm is sufficient Only if tanks are fitted with heating arrangements and the flash point of the oil fuel can be exceeded 6) G BKI Rules for Automation .

2013 Sensor for safety functions .Section 8 – Sensors. Sensors for Fire Alarm Systems. electrical plants and others Sensor for stand-by aggregate Sensor for alarms F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Individual alarm at the bridge F F Fire alarm system Fire alarm 1) Fault Fixed water-based local fire-fighting system (FWBLAFFS) Pre-alarm Released Fault Electrical plant Failure of ship’s main Disconnection of non-essential consumers Generator switch activated Low frequency Over voltage Failure 24 V main charger Common fault power management F F F L H F F F F F F F BKI Rules for Automation . 9 Fire alarm systems. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities H 8-13 / 16 H. Electrical Plants and Others H Table 8.

8-14 / 16 H Section 8 – Sensors. 9 Fire alarm systems.2013 . electrical plants and others Sensor for stand-by aggregate F L `H R S T = = = = = = Fault Low limit High limit Reduction Shut-down Trigger Stand-by activation Sensor for alarms Sensor for safety functions (Continued) Individual alarm at the bridge F F F Others Failure of remote control Failure of alarm system / duty alarm system Failure of safety system Activation of the safety system Override of safety system is activated Set / actual values deviation of a remote control Automatic start of a stand-by unit 4) Fault of a stand-by control unit Level of engine room bilge. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities Table 8. bilge suction pipe 3) Oil content of bilge water after separator Switching-on time and frequency of automatic bilge pumps Level of fuel overflow tank Level leakage oil tank Failure of CO2 -low pressure system Failure of compressor for starting air 2) F F F F F F F F H H H H H F F L F F System pressure of fire extinguishing system Activation of automatic fire extinguishing system Failure of electrical speed governor 1) 2) 3) 4) Alarm to be optically and acoustically distinguished from other alarms Only if main engine is directly reversible At minimum two separate sensors for alarms at each engine room or department If not started due to normal condition H BKI Rules for Automation .

Section 8 – Sensors. if no steam-jet air ejector fitted Auxiliary cooling water pump Auxiliary diesel engine Steam plant Thermal oil system Oil burning system Turbo generator Fuel feeding pumps Cylinder water cooling pumps Feedwater pumps Circulating pumps Circulating pumps Fuel feeding pumps Back-up lubricating pump          BKI Rules for Automation . Stand-by Circuit and Remote Control of Essential Equipment I Table 8.2013 Remote control for OT-S                         Stand-by circuit 6) . 10 Stand-by Circuit and Remote Control of Essential Equipment Starting after shutdown and return of the ship’s supply                     5) 5) Plant / System Diesel engine for propulsion Lubricating oil pumps 1) Piston coolant pumps High temperature (HT) fresh cooling water pumps Low temperature (LT) fresh cooling water pumps Sea water cooling pumps Fuel valve coolant pumps Fuel feeding pumps Fuel pressure increasing pumps      2)             2) Gas turbine Lubricating oil pumps Coolant pumps Fuel feeding pumps Fuel pressure increasing pumps Main turbine Lubrication oil pumps Condensate pumps Condensate transfer pumps Air pump. Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities I 8-15 / 16 I.

Stand-by Circuits and Remote Control Facilities Table 8.8-16 / 16 I Section 8 – Sensors. 10 Stand-by Circuit and Remote Control of Essential Equipment Stand-by circuit 6) (Continued) Starting after shutdown and return of the ship’s supply    Remote control for OT-S    3)  4)  4)  3) Plant / System Pump for gear lubricating oil Pump for power oil controllable pitch propeller Pump for hydraulic oil of steering gear Compressor for starting air Compressor for control air Main fire extinguishing pump 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6)    3)  4)  4)  3) Valid for separate circuit For scoop operation automatic switch-on / switch-off of main coolant pump as a function of the rate of speed as substitution Starting by remote control from bridge Automatic switching on or off depending on pressure For auxiliary steam plant the starting after shut-down and return of the ship’s supply is not required Stand-by circuit not required for OT-S Class Notation I BKI Rules for Automation .2013 .

where the optional Class Notation A-SM OT or A-SM OT-S is requested: . BKI Rules for Automation . General Scope and Application This Section is intended to be used exclusively for the automatic and remote controls and monitoring of machinery and systems not related to propulsion installed on fixed or floating offshore vessels.Incinerators . 3. This Section applies to controls and monitoring of the following machinery/systems (not related to propulsion).Steam turbines .2013 .Diesel engines . 3.Hazardous liquid handling machinery/systems .1 Definitions Control The process of conveying a command or order to enable the desired action to be effected.Gas fired internal combustion engines .Inert gas generators .3 Automatic Control A means of control that conveys predetermined orders without action by an operator. XI.Gas turbines .Fired thermal oil heaters . as applicable. G.Offshore Technology.Fuel oil systems 2. A 1. Section 3. They are specified in Sections 1-8 and Part 5 .5.Nitrogen generators . 3. Rules for Facilities on Offshore Installations.Electric power generating plants . 3.Section 9 .Exhaust gas boilers .Oil fired boilers .2 Control System An assembly of devices interconnected or otherwise coordinated to convey the command or order.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations A 9-1 / 20 Section 9 Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations A. Vol. The optional classification notations A-SM OT and A-SM OT-S do not cover the instrumentation and control systems for the hydrocarbon production and process system or the automatic or remote control of the propulsion machinery/systems.Crude oil or slops or methane gas burning boilers . Periodical Survey The continuance of validity of these notations is subject to periodical survey of the Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery/Systems as specified in Section 7.Exhaust gas thermal oil heaters .

9 Fail-safe A designed failure state which has the least critical consequence. 4. control systems and actuators to enable machinery to be controlled and monitored without the need of regular local attendance in the machinery space(s).10 Systems Independence Systems are considered independent where they do not share components. 3. BKI Rules for Automation .6 Remote Control A device or array of devices connected to a machine by mechanical. hydraulic or other means by which the machine may be operated remote from.9-2 / 20 A Section 9 . as applicable.8 Safety System To protect an operating machine in the event of a detected fault. 3. 3. which provides displays of operational parameters and alarms indicating abnormal operating conditions. read-outs.11 Unattended Machinery Space Machinery space(s) which can be operated without continuous attendance by the crew locally in the machinery space(s) and in the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) (if provided).13 Remote Control and Monitoring Center A location outside the machinery space(s) fitted with means of remote control and monitoring for the machinery and the state of the machinery space(s). 3.5 Local Control A A device or array of devices located on or adjacent to a machine to enable it to be operated within sight of the operator. displays.7 Monitoring System A system designed to supervise the operational status of machinery or systems by means of instrumentation.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 3. 3. pneumatic. alarms and means of signal transmission. except common sensors for nonshut-down related systems. electrical. such that a single failure in any one component in a system will not render the other systems inoperative. 3. A system or a machine is fail-safe when. and not necessarily within sight of the operator. 3. upon the failure of a component or subsystem or its functions.4 Instrumentation A system designed to measure and to display the state of a monitored parameter and which may include one or more of sensors. the automatic control system may be designed to automatically shut-down the machine. Documents for Submission The following plans and data are to be submitted for review. the system or the machine automatically reverts to a designed state of least critical consequence. 3.12 Local Centralized Control and Monitoring Station A control station fitted with instrumentation. 3.2013 .

3 Machinery Monitoring Systems Description of the monitoring systems with a list of alarms and displays including preset parameters for the following items. as applicable. monitoring and safety systems. parts list (including manufacturer’s names and model names).2.2 Operational descriptions for the automatic shut-downs 4. and fire-fighting station arrangements.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations A 9-3 / 20 4.5 Communication Systems Schematic diagrams and arrangements of internal communication systems between all control and monitoring stations. construction plans and outline view of the following equipment. as applicable: Local centralized control and monitoring station(s) consoles in or adjacent to the machinery space(s) BKI Rules for Automation .2013 . Independent local control Starting of machinery Manual Emergency shut-down Machinery Safety Systems 4. 4. fire precautions. fire extinguishing. function descriptions. 4.2.2.Section 9 .3 Control Console Plans Schematic diagrams.4 Local centralized control and monitoring station(s) in or adjacent to the machinery space(s) Monitoring station in the engineers’ accommodations Remote control and monitoring center outside the machinery space(s) Fire Safety Arrangements Schematic diagrams and descriptions of the fire detection and alarm systems.6 Power Supply Arrangements Schematic diagrams and operational descriptions of power supply to the control. 4.1 Specifications A general description of the operation of the automatic or remote control systems is to be given. their alarm settings and their normal ranges.2. as applicable: 4.2. This is to include a list of monitoring points.2 4. 4.1 System Design Plans Machinery Control Systems Schematic diagrams and operational descriptions for the following items: Control from the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) in or adjacent to the machinery space(s) and remote control and monitoring center outside the machinery space(s).2.

2013 .1 Characteristics Alarm systems are to be of the self-monitoring type and designed so that a fault in the alarm system is selfrevealing or will cause it to fail to the alarmed condition. size and protection of cables between control and monitored equipment. 5.4 Acknowledgement of Alarms Alarms are to be acknowledged by manually changing the flashing display of the incoming alarm to a steady display and by silencing the audible signal. red light beacons are only to be used for fire alarms. Additionally.3 Visual and Audible Alarms Alarms are to be both audible and visual. Visual alarms are to be displayed in a distinguishable manner such that alarms for similar components or systems are grouped together.. The silencing of the audible alarm from a remote control and monitoring center outside the machinery space(s) is not to lead automatically to the silencing of the original alarm at the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) in or adjacent to the machinery space(s) (if provided). a beacon light or similar device. However.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 4.1 Remote control and monitoring center console outside the machinery space(s) Installation Plans Installation Arrangements Locations and arrangements of consoles and equipment for the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) in or adjacent to the machinery space(s) and the remote control and monitoring center outside the machinery space(s).2 Electrical One Line Diagrams Type. the steady state light display is to remain activated until the fault condition is rectified. 4. and are to be provided at the control stations. and the colors representing a particular function or condition remain uniform.4 4.1 General Requirements Alarm Systems Alarm systems are to have the following detailed features. as listed in B. installed in a conspicuous place is to supplement any of the audible alarms in such spaces.4.1. 5. 5. alarms are not to react to normal transient conditions or false signals.1. For spaces of unusually high noise levels.4. 5.1.9-4 / 20 A Section 9 . Visual alarms are to flash when first activated. 5.1. except that common sensors will be acceptable for non-shut-down related systems. 5. 5. and is to be alarmed and displayed accordingly. A fault in the visual alarm circuits is not to affect the operation of the audible alarm circuits. Alarms are to clearly identify the system and service of the faulted system or components. etc. BKI Rules for Automation . Alarming of other faults that may occur during the acknowledgement process is not to be suppressed by such action. independent of control and safety systems. as applicable.2 Independence Alarm systems are to be. general alarm. as much as practicable. gas detection. and they are to be of sufficient loudness to attract the attention of personnel on duty. Audible alarms associated with the machinery system or components are to be of a tone distinctive from other alarms such as fire alarm.

High exhaust gas temperature .Back-pressure for auxiliary turbines For all boilers: . Automatic shut-downs are to be completely independent. 5. if provided. such an alarm is to be automatically re-activated after a preset time period.High-high water level (for steam turbines supplying electric power to topside facilities process control systems) .Overspeed .Failure of control power .Malfunction of gas fuel injection or pilot oil fuel injection valves .Section 9 .Overspeed For all gas turbines: . i) For all diesel engines: . 5.Excessive axial displacement of rotors For all steam turbines: .Failure of lubricating oil system .Failure of flame scanner .6 Built-in Testing Alarm systems are to be provided with effective means for testing of all audible and visual alarms and indicating lamps without disrupting the normal machinery or system operation.5 Disconnection and Resumption of Alarm Functions Alarm circuits may be temporarily disabled for maintenance purposes or during initial plant start-up.For generators fitted with forced lubrication system only.Overspeed .Failure of flame . regardless of the mode of control: manual.2013 .Failure of lubricating oil system . including sensors.Detection of gas leakage for gas fuel burning boilers For all electric generators: . However.Low water level . and at the remote control and monitoring center outside the machinery space(s). ii) iii) iv) v) vi) BKI Rules for Automation . provided such action is clearly indicated at the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) in or adjacent to the machinery space(s).High compressor vacuum . shut-down prime movers upon failure of generator lubricating oil system.Excessive vibration .Failure of flame or ignition . remote or automatic.Low cylinder pressure or ignition failure .Overspeed For all gas fired engines: . the following automatic shut-downs are to be provided.High exhaust gas temperature .2 Automatic Safety Shut-down To avert rapid deterioration of machinery.1.1. These shut-downs are not to be fitted with manual override. of the control and alarm systems.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations A 9-5 / 20 5.Failure of forced draft pressure .

Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations vii) For all Inert gas generators: . Each component is to be designed and tested for the extremes of pressure and temperature that it can encounter in service. resistant to corrosion.7 5. Failure of the power supply is to be alarmed.Low water pressure-gas scrubber . then this equipment is to be tested in accordance with the requirements of Part 2 .3 Power source for control.6 Control Transfer Control of the machinery is to be possible only from one location at a time and is to be provided with procedures to ensure proper transfer of control. Loss of control power to any device is not to cause the system to go into an unsafe condition. Computer and Peripherals Section 3 B. manual emergency control systems and automatic shut-down systems.1 Components Environmental Considerations All control. monitoring and automatic shut-down systems may be electric.Failure of gas blower Power Supply 5. Unless otherwise stated.High gas temperature . Section 10.3 Electrical Variations Electrical and electronic components in AC systems are to be capable of operating satisfactorily under normally occurring variations in voltage and frequency. Vol.7.9. DC system devices are to be capable of operating satisfactorily at minus 15% voltage. 5.Failure of flame . the variations from the rated value may be taken from Section 1. BKI Rules for Automation . 5. Rules for Electrical Installations.7.Test Requirements for Electrical/Electronic Equipment. and capable of operating under all prevailing environmental conditions. are to be designed for use in a marine environment. IV. 5.High water level-gas scrubber .9-6 / 20 A Section 9 . 4. 5. 5. Table 1 below.5 Local Controls Remotely operated machinery is to be provided with effective means of independent local manual controls at or in the proximity to the machinery. hydraulic or pneumatic or a combination thereof.7.10 and Part 1 – Seagoing Ships. if provided. including alarm and indicator devices. 5.4 Fail-safe A “Fail-safe” concept is to be applied to the design of all remote control systems. At each location there is to be an indicator showing which location is in control of the machinery. Means are to be provided locally to disconnect or override other control stations or to disable automatic control. monitoring and safety system components.2013 .2 Suitability of Computer Based Equipment Where safety related functions are performed by computer based equipment.

3. as listed in A. B 9-7 / 20 Table 1 Electrical Variations Permanent Variation ±5% +6%.5 and B are to be complied with.1.8 5. 5. A-SM OT-S Class Notation Application Where. it is intended to control or monitor the machinery/systems. III. laminated glass or wire meshed embedded glass). Section 3. 5. 2.5s) Quantity in Operations Frequency Voltage 5. Vol.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations A.9 Testing All equipment is to be performance tested in the presence of the Surveyor in accordance with 5. Vol. B. Local Centralized Control and Monitoring Station(s) The local centralized control and monitoring station(s) is to be located within or adjacent to the machinery space(s) so that control or monitoring of the machinery will be as effective as it would be under local supervision. Where this station(s) is in an enclosure located in or adjacent to the machinery space(s). are to be provided. separate and remote from each other as far as practicable. D and Part 1 – Seagoing Ships.4 Approved Component Those products BKI Type Approved under Regulations for the Performance of Type Tests and listed will be acceptable without the need for the Surveyor's attendance for production tests and inspections subject to renewal and updating of the type approved certificates. as applicable. IV.g.2013 . A. in lieu of manning the machinery space(s) locally. Vol. F and Part 1 Seagoing Ships. Section 3.8. Vol. 5. All installations are to be functionally tested to the satisfaction of the Surveyor on board and during sea trial. Monitoring in Local Centralized Control Station(s) Alarms. Section 9. BKI Rules for Automation . and displays for machinery are to be provided in the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) as specified in B.7.2 Hydraulic and Pneumatic Control Systems Piping systems for hydraulic and pneumatic controls are to be in accordance with Part 5-Offshore Technology. Rules for Facilities on Offshore Installations.8. under continuous supervision from a local centralized control and monitoring station(s). B 1. Rules for Machinery Installations. as applicable. monitoring and safety systems are to be in accordance with Part 5Offshore Technology. XI. XI.3 in the shop or after installation. Rules for Electrical Installations. Rules for Facilities on Offshore Installations. Section 14. the provisions of A.1 Installation Electrical Installations Electrical installations for control.5. -10% Transient Variation ±10% (5s) ±20% (1. as applicable.Section 9 . Where fitted. at least two means of access.7. glass windows forming parts of the boundaries are to be of the shatter resistant type (e.

Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 4.1 Instrumentation of Machinery Oil Fired Boilers Alarms.2013 . automatic shut-down should be activated at high-high water level in order to prevent damage of turbine due to carry-over of water.1 Oil Fired Boilers System Boiler drum water level Feed water outlet salinity Forced draft fan-air pressure Steam pressure High Low Super heater outlet temperature High Burner flame Burner flame scanner Air supply casing Uptake gas temperature Atomizing medium Fuel oil valve Fire High Off-limit condition Open/close Applicable for individual valves of multiple burners.9-8 / 20 B Section 9 . Failure Failure Temperature Alarm Low High High Salinity level Low Pressure Display Automatic shut-down fuel oil supply with alarm Low-low High-High * Notes *see foot note Fuel oil pressure Fuel oil temperature (or viscosity) Pressure Low-pressure High (or low) For heavy fuel oil only If automatic filling is provided If heating arrangements are fitted. displays and automatic shut-downs in Section B. The requirements in Section 6.g. 5. 2 minutes). the system is to activate the engineer’s alarm audible in the engineers’ accommodations. BKI Rules for Automation . Table 9. 5. Available Fuel oil service tanks level Low High Overflow tank and drain tank level Fuel tank oil temperature High High Power supply to control system * Note Failure : Where boiler supplies steam to generator turbines feeding electric source to topside facilities including monitoring and control systems. as applicable.D are also to be complied with. Engineer’s Alarm B Where alarms are not acknowledged at the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) in a preset period of time (e. Table 9.1 are applicable.

displays and automatic shut-downs in Table 9.high      Alarm BKI Rules for Automation .Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations B 9-9 / 20 5.low Exhaust gas automatic diversion Exhaust gas temperature at outlet .3 Waste Heat Boilers Alarms.3 are applicable.high Water tube type Water flow in the tubes .2 are applicable.2 Incinerators B Alarms.3 Exhaust Gas Boilers (not designed to operate with low water level) Monitored Parameter Smoke tube type Boiler drum water level . Table 9.Section 9 . Table 9. displays and automatic shut-downs in Table 9.2 Incinerators System Air supply pressure Air supply fan motor Fuel oil pressure Fuel oil pump Fuel oil temperature (viscosity) High (Low) Low (High) Burner valve Open/close Applicable for individual valves of multiple burner Flame failure High Low Flue gas temperature Power supply to control system Failure Available High Low Motor running Pressure Running Temperature (Viscosity) Low For heavy fuel oil only Alarm Display Automatic shut-down fuel oil supply with alarm Low Notes Burner flame Furnace temperature Ignited 5.2013 .low Exhaust gas temperature at outlet .

4 Fired Water Heaters Monitored Parameter Heater water level-level Heater water level-low-low Heater water level-high Forced draft fan-failure Air supply casing-fire Burner flame-failure Flame scanner-failure Atomizing medium-off limit condition Uptake gas temperature-high Control power supply-loss         Alarm   Automatic shutdown with alarm 5. displays and automatic shut-downs in Table 9.9-10 / 20 B Section 9 . Table 9.6 are applicable.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 5.6 Exhaust Gas Thermal Oil Heaters Alarms.5 are applicable. displays and automatic shut-downs in Table 9. Table 9.6 Exhaust-gas Thermal Oil Heaters Monitored Parameter Thermal oil expansion tank level-low Thermal oil temperature at oil outlet-high Thermal oil pressure or flow in circulation system-low Exhaust gas temperature-high  Alarm Automatic shut-down with alarm    BKI Rules for Automation .2013 . Table 9.4 Fired Water Heaters Alarms.5 Fired Thermal Oil Heaters Monitored Parameter Burner flame-failure Flame scanner-failure Forced draft system-failure Control power supply-loss Thermal oil expansion tank level-low Thermal oil temperature at oil outlet-high Thermal oil pressure or flow in circulation system-low Flue gas temperature-high Automatic shutdown with alarm         5.4 are applicable. displays and automatic shut-downs in Table 9.5 Fired Thermal Oil Heaters Alarms.

7 Crude Oil or Slops Burning Boilers In addition to the requirements in Table 9.G.7 are also applicable.1. pressure in pipe duct Power supply to control system Low Failure Available High High Failure Gas leakage Open/close Running Failure Alarm Display Running Running BKI Rules for Automation .Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations B 9-11 / 20 5.2013 .7 Crude Oil or Slops Burning Boilers System Vent hood exhaust fan Vent hood stand-by exhaust fan Drain tank level Crude oil tank and slope tank oil temperature Boiler compartment ventilation fan Gas detection for pipe ducts.Section 9 . vent hoods Remote control shut-off valves I. alarms and displays in Table 9. Table 9.

automatic Shut-down of I.G.8 5.8. III. blower and Gas regulating valve Also. Vol. automatic Shut-down of I. The requirements in Part 1.8 are applicable.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 5. Rules for Machinery Installations. automatic shut-down of Gas regulating valve Low Low Motor running Pressure Running Temperature (Viscosity) For heavy fuel oil only Alarm Display Automatic shut-down fuel oil supply with alarm Notes Burner flame Combustion chamber Inert gas pressure Excessive smoke Low Ignited Smoke Pressure Inert gas pressure Inert gas temperature Inert gas oxygen Gas scrubber-water pressure (or flow) High Gas scrubber-water level High Gas blower Failure Gas regulating valve-power supply Power supply to generator Power supply to automatic control system Failure Failure Failure Available Available Available BKI Rules for Automation .2013 . as applicable. Table 9.1 Inert Gas System Inert Gas Generators Alarms. Section 15. blower and Gas regulating valve Also.Seagoing Ships.9-12 / 20 B Section 9 . displays and safety shut-downs in Table 9.8 Inert Gas Generators System Air supply pressure Air supply fan motor Fuel oil pressure Fuel oil pump Fuel oil temperature (viscosity) High (Low) Low (High) Burner valve Open/close Applicable for individual valves of multiple burner Flame failure Alarm at pressure less 100 mm water gauge High High content (8%) Content Low Also. D are also to be complied with.G.

III.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations B 9-13 / 20 5. The requirements in Part 1.8.9 Nitrogen Generator Inert Gas System System Gas pressure Low Alarm Display Pressure Notes Alarm at pressure less 100 mm water gauge High Inert gas oxygen Gas regulating valve-power supply Power supply to control system High Content (8%) Failure Failure Available Content 5. the stand-by sea water cooling pump is to be automatically started at low pressure or low flow. Table 9.2 Nitrogen Generator Inert Gas System Alarms and displays in Table 9.Seagoing Ships.9 Steam Turbines Alarms.7 also to be complied with as applicable.10 Steam Turbines System Lube oil inlet pressure Lube oil inlet temperature Lube oil gravity tank Bearing temperature Cooling water pressure or flow Cooling water temperature Cooling water expansion tank level Sea water pressure or flow High Low High Low Low Pressure or flow Automatic start of sea water cooling pump. See footnote* Alarm Low High Display Pressure Temperature Low level Temperature Pressure or flow Temperature Automatic Shut-down fuel oil supply with alarm Low-low Notes Steam pressure inlet Condenser vacuum Condenser pump Rotor Turbine speed Power supply to control system Low Low Failure Axial displacement Pressure Pressure Motor running Multi stage turbines Overspeed Available Failure * Note: Where generator turbines are used for feeding electric source to topside facilities and the relevant monitoring and control system.2013 . BKI Rules for Automation . Vol. Table 9. Section 15. displays and safety shut-downs in Table 10 are applicable.9 are applicable.Section 9 . D. Rules for Machinery Installations.

or oil outlet temp Lube oil filter Cooling water pressure or flow Cooling water temperature Fuel oil inlet pressure Fuel oil temperature (or viscosity) Exhaust gas temperature Combustion (flame) Starting ignition Stored starting energy level Turbine vibration level Turbine axial displacement Low Low Alarm Display Pressure Temperature Temperature Notes High High Different pressure Low High Low High (Low) High Pressure or flow Pressure For heavy fuel oil only Failure Failure High High Auto Shutdown may be permitted for rotors fitted with roller bearing Turbine speed Vacuum at compressor inlet Power supply to control system Failure Available Overspeed High BKI Rules for Automation .9-14 / 20 B Section 9 . displays and safety shut-downs in Table 9.10 Gas Turbines Alarms.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 5. Table 9.2013 .11 Gas Turbines Automatic Shut-down fuel oil supply with alarm Low-low System Lube oil inlet pressure Lube oil inlet temperature Bearing temp.11 are applicable.

13 and 9.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations B 9-15 / 20 5.F. III Section 2.14 are applicable. liquefied gases and chemical cargo in bulk. Tables 9.12 Diesel Engines System Lube oil inlet pressure Lube oil inlet temperature Oil mist in crankcase.4 Automatic Shutdown fuel oil supply with alarm Low-low Notes Cooling water pressure or flow Cooling water temp.11 Diesel Engines Alarms. mist concentration-high.Section 9 . Table 9. Table 9. displays and safety shut-downs in Table 9. See Part 1-Seagoing Ships Vol. Alarms in B.12 Hazardous Liquid Handling Machinery/Systems The requirements in this subsection are applicable to hazardous liquid cargo handling machinery for crude oil. or Alternative arrangement Alarm Low High High Display Pressure Temperature For engines having a power of 2250 kW (3000 hp) and above or cylinder bore of more than 300 mm.13 Ballast Machinery/Systems In Pump Room System Pump bearing temperature Pump casing temperature Pump room bulkhead gland temperature Alarm High High High BKI Rules for Automation . or Bearing temperature-high. Expansion tank level Fuel oil injection pipe Fuel oil temperature (or viscosity) Fuel oil service tank level Starting medium energy level Speed Power supply to control system Low High Low Leakage High (Low) Low Low Failure Pressure or flow Temperature For heavy fuel oil only Energy level Overspeed Available 5.12 are applicable. Single sensor having two independent outputs for initiating alarm and for shutdown will satisfy independence of alarm and shutdown.2013 .

Rules for Ships Carrying Liquefied Gas in Bulk.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations Table 9. Tables 9. If not served by mechanical exhaust ventilation system Alarm Automatic close Automatically closed Automatically opened High Low Oil/Gas If I.12. The requirements in Part 1 .1. the alarms and displays in B.8. Vol. pressure Machinery space-ventilation fan Concentric fuel piping-ventilation fan Low Failure Failure Running Running If mechanical exhaust ventilation system is provided.Seagoing Ships. system is provided Display Notes Ventilation hood or casing-ventilation fan Failure Running Gas detection for Gas duct and ventilation hoods. inert gas generators. 9.G.14 Cargo Machinery/Systems System Pump bearing temperature Pump casing temperature Pump room bulkhead gland temperature Pump discharge pressure Tank pressure Tank level Tank valve High High High Pressure Over/under pressure High Open/close If pressure sensor are fitted If fitted Alarm Display Notes 5.G.15 Cargo as Fuel System Master valve Automatic gas fuel valve Vent valve Gas supply pressure Fuel type Concentric fuel piping-I. Machinery space and Ventilation hood or casing. 9. as applicable. Section 16 are also to be complied with.9-16 / 20 B Section 9 . IX.11 and 9. Degassing tank Lower flammable limit Presence of gas BKI Rules for Automation . combustion engines and gas turbines.13 Use of Cargo as Fuel Where methane (LNG) is utilized in boilers. Table 9.2013 . Tables 9.16 are applicable in addition to the requirements in B.15 and 9.

Hz Pressure Automatic shut-down prime mover Notes BKI Rules for Automation .17 are to be provided at the local centralized control station.14 Electric Power Generating Plant Alarms and displays in B.) Piston underside space gas detection Gas fuel injection (or pilot oil fuel injection valves) Exhaust gas temperature at each cylinder outlet Cylinder pressure (or ignition failure) of each cylinder Power supply to control system High Presence of gas High Presence of gas Malfunction High Deviation from average Low (failure) Failure Available Alarm Display Notes For trunk piston type engine For crosshead type engine 5.16 Gas fired Internal Combustion Engine System Crankcase oil mist Crankcase gas Crankcase oil mist (or bearing temp. Table 9.17 Electric Power Generating Plant System Generator Voltage Current Frequency Bearing lube oil inlet pressure Generator cooling inlet pump or fan motor Generator cooling medium temperature Equipment-earth fault Stationary windings temperature Water cooler leakage Phase to phase internal fault or earth fault Alarm Failure High/low High High/low Low Failure High Earth fault High Leakage Fault Temperature For high voltage system For high voltage rotating machine For high voltage rotating machine For high voltage power transformer Display Running Volt Amp.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations B 9-17 / 20 Table 9. Table 9.2013 .Section 9 .

1 Machinery Space Monitoring Bilge Level and Fire Monitoring Alarms and displays in B. Table 9. 6.18 are applicable.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 5. fuel oil temperature (or viscosity) Fuel oil heater. fluid heating medium temperature Fuel oil heater. Table 9.2013 . Alarms and displays in B. Table 9.9-18 / 20 B Section 9 . fluid heating medium temperature High High High (or low) High Alarm High/Low High Status Temperature Display Notes High level alarm required only if automatic filling is provided.19 Bilge and Fire Systems System Machinery space bilge level Bilge pump running Machinery space fire High Excessive running Fire Running Alarm Display BKI Rules for Automation .18 Fuel Oil Systems System Settling and service tank level Overflow tank and drain tank level Transfer pump start/stop Heated fuel oil in settling and service tank temperature Fuel oil tank. Table 9.15 Fuel Oil System The requirements in this subsection are applicable to fuel oil tanks provided with heating arrangements. 6.19 are applicable for protection against flooding and fire in machinery space. and fuel oil heaters.

Closing of machinery space skylights. the provisions of A. Monitoring Station in the Engineers’ Quarters At least one alarm monitoring station is to be provided in the engineers’ public space. are to be provided at the remote control and monitoring center. to pressurize the fire main . Doors normally closed and self-closing doors may be excluded. Alarms for all machinery specified in B.Shut-down of oil fuel oil units .Starting of emergency generator where it is not arranged for automatic starting. . . as applicable.Closing of machinery space fire-tight doors. be controlled and monitored from a remote control and monitoring center. 5. In add ition. C 1. Fire Fighting Station A fire-fighting station is to be provided and it is to be located outside the machinery space(s). A-SM OT Class Notation Application Where it is intended that the machinery space(s) and the machinery local centralized control and monitoring station(s) (if provided) be periodically unattended and that the machinery. . . ventilator dampers.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations C 9-19 / 20 C.2013 . an alarm monitoring station is to be provided in each engineer’s cabin through the selector switch so arranged as to ensure connection to at least one of these cabins. a time limitation will be noted in the classification records. and A summary alarm to be activated by any of the alarm conditions listed in B. The firefighting station is to be provided with remote manual controls for the operations detailed in the following list.1. monitoring and remote control is to be such as to allow unattended machinery space(s) operation for at least 24 hours.Section 9 . B and C are to be complied with. 2. BKI Rules for Automation .Starting of fire pump located outside the machinery space(s). including operation of all necessary valves.Shut-down of forced draft blowers of boilers. opening in funnels.5. Each station is to be provided with: An alarm for fire in the machinery space(s) An alarm for high bilge water level in the machinery space(s). Remote Control and Monitoring Center A remote control and monitoring center is to be provided. as listed in A. 5. The fire alarm is to have a separate visual display and a distinct sound from the summary alarm and any other fitted alarms.Shut-down of ventilation fans serving the machinery space(s). A selector switch is not to be provided for the fire alarm.Actuation of the fixed fire extinguishing system for the machinery space(s).Closing of master valve in gas fuel supply system. 4. inert gas generators and incinerators.Closing of machinery space(s) fuel oil tanks’ suction valves. . Otherwise. and it is to be located outside the machinery space(s). 5. and other openings . 3. . Duration of Unattended Operation The extent of automation. as applicable: .

Rules for Machinery Installations.9-20 / 20 C Section 9 . remote control and monitoring center and engineers' monitoring station. III.2013 .1 Fire Detection and Alarm Systems General Machinery space(s) are to be provided with a fixed fire detection and alarm system complying with Part 1 . Vol. a repeater panel is to be fitted in the remote control and monitoring center.Automatic or Remote Control and Monitoring for Machinery and Systems (Other Than Propulsion) on Offshore Installations 6. Section 12.Seagoing Ships. 6.2 Fire Alarm Call Points Manually operated fire alarm call points are to be provided at the remote control and monitoring center and passageways leading to the machinery space(s). 7. This fixed fire detection and alarm system may be combined with other fire detection and alarm systems required on board the vessel. The fire control panel is to be located in the remote control and monitoring center or in the fire-fighting station. If located in the fire-fighting station. Simultaneous talking among these locations is to be possible at all times and the calling to these locations is to be always possible even if the line is busy. C BKI Rules for Automation . Interior Communication System A common talking means of voice communication and calling is to be provided among the local centralized control and monitoring station(s) (if provided). 6.

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