Ministry of Defence

Defence Standard 02-353 (NES 353)
Issue 1 Publication Date 01 April 2000

Examination Of Machinery
In HM Surface Ships
On Completion Of Contractor's Sea Trials

Incorporating NES 353 Category 2
Issue 6 Publication Date September 1999

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Naval Engineering Standard (NES) 353 Issue 6 dated September 1999

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Naval Engineering Standard
CATEGORY 2

NES 353

Issue 6

September 1999

EXAMINATION OF MACHINERY IN HM SURFACE SHIPS ON
COMPLETION OF CONTRACTOR’S SEA TRIALS

© CROWN COPYRIGHT 1999

This NES Supersedes NES NES NES NES NES 353 Issue 1 December 1979 353 Issue 2 October 1981 353 Issue 3 1984 353 Issue 4 May 1987 353 Issue 5 March 1991 Record of Amendments AMDT 1 2 3 4 5 INSERTED BY DATE .

BRISTOL. BS34 8JH. MOD Abbey Wood. Defence Procurement Agency.NAVAL ENGINEERING STANDARD 353 EXAMINATION OF MACHINERY IN HM SURFACE SHIPS ON COMPLETION OF CONTRACTOR’S SEA TRIALS ISSUE 6 SEPTEMBER 1999 This Naval Engineering Standard is authorized for use in MOD contracts by the Defence Procurement Agency and the Defence Logistics Organization Published by: Sea Technology Group. Ash 0a. (i) . #95. STGSA.

NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 (ii) .

This Naval Engineering Standard (NES) applies to the examination of main propulsion and auxiliary machinery on completion of Contractor’s Sea Trials (CST) in HM Surface Ships.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 SCOPE 1. (iii) .

NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 (iv) .

5. Conditions of Release General 8. Proposals for amendments that are not directly applicable to a particular contract are to be made to the publishing authority identified on Page (i). authorized and similar terms. including related documents. and its contractors in the execution of contracts for the MOD. This document is Crown Copyright and the information herein may be subject to Crown or third party rights. reference in this NES to approval. the MOD hereby excludes all liability whatsoever and howsoever arising (including but without limitation. Unless otherwise stated. Categories of NES 14. This NES has been reissued to reflect changes in Departmental Nomenclature due to the MOD reorganization and the changes to technical requirements. Any user of this NES either within MOD or in industry may propose an amendment to it. 4. 10. This Naval Engineering Standard (NES) has been devised solely for the use of the MOD. When this NES is used in connection with a MOD tender or contract. relevant to each particular tender or contract. Ministry of Defence (MOD). reproduced or published without written permission of the MOD. Operational performance of the vessel. 6. in connection with which it is issued. 3. If not applied may have a Critical affect on the following: Safety of the vessel. (v) . The Crown reserves the right to amend or modify the contents of this NES without consulting or informing any holder. Deletions will be indicated by 000 appearing at the end of the line interval. approved. its complement or third parties. Enquiries in this connection may be made to the authority named in the tender or contract. its systems or equipment. 9. libability resulting from negligence) for any loss or damage however caused when the NES is used for any other purpose. Category 1. 2. Any significant amendments that may be made to this NES at a later date will be indicated by a vertical sideline. It is not to be released. users are responsible for their correct application and for complying with contractual and other statutory requirements. The Category of this NES has been determined using the following criteria: a. This Naval Engineering Standard (NES) is sponsored by the Defence Logistics Organization (DLO). If it is found to be unsuitable for any particular requirement MOD is to be informed in writing of the circumstances.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 FOREWORD Sponsorship 1. When NES are incorporated into MOD contracts. 7. Unless otherwise authorized in writing by the MOD it must be returned on completion of the contract. or submission of the tender. Compliance with an NES does not of itself confer immunity from legal obligations. means by the MOD in writing. This NES is the property of the Crown. the user is to ensure that he is in possession of the appropriate version of each document. No alteration is to be made to this NES except by the issue of an authorized amendment. To the extent permitted by law. and those directly applicable to a particular contract are to be dealt with using contract procedures. MOD Tender or Contract Process 11. 13. 12.

G2 8EX. SA14 8YP. Category 2. Llangennech. 389 Chiswick High Road. (vi) . If not applied may have a Significant affect on the following: Safety of the vessel. Related Documents 15. c. Llanelli. Corporate experience and knowledge. It refers only to technical suitability and in no way absolves either the supplier or the user from statutory obligations relating to health and safety at any stage of manufacture or use. This NES has been written and is to be used taking into account the policy stipulated in JSP 430: MOD Ship Safety Management System Handbook. 16. Other documents Tender or Contract Sponsor to advise. Defence Standards Directorate of Standardization. including specifications. b. Naval Engineering Standards DSDC(L). Health and Safety Warning 18. In the tender and procurement processes the related documents listed in each section and Annex A can be obtained as follows: a. British Standards British Standards Institution. Operational performance of the vessel. Where attention is drawn to hazards. London. d. those quoted may not necessarily be exhaustive. its systems or equipment. Prime Contractors are responsible for supplying their subcontractors with relevant documentation. 17. together with the sponsoring Directorate and the Tender or Contract Sponsor. 19. 65 Brown Street. Current support practice. Glasgow. W4 4AL. Stan BM & D Kentigern House. its complement or third parties. c. Additional Information (No relevant information included). standards and drawings. If not applied may have a Minor affect on the following: MOD best practice and fleet commonality. All applications to the MOD for related documents are to quote the relevant MOD Invitation to Tender or Contract number and date. substances and/or procedures that are injurious to health if adequate precautions are not taken. Dyfed. Through life costs and support. Category 3.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 b. This NES may call for the use of processes.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 SECTION 2. . . . . A. . . . . . . . . . Aim . . . . . . . . .1 ANNEX B. .1 3. .1 1. . . . C. . . . . . . . (vi) Additional Information . . . . . . . . .1 1. . . . 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Items to be Examined . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . INDEX 1 (vii) . . . . . . . . .1 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 3. . . 1. . . . . . . NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS . . . . .3 MILITARY STANDARDS/REQUIREMENTS . . . . (v) Sponsorship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Selection of Machinery for Examination . . (vi) Health and Safety . . . Aim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. . . .1 SECTION 5. . . . . . . . B. . . . . . . . . . . . . DESIGN REQUIREMENTS/GUIDANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Selection of Machinery for Examination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 3. . . . . . . . . . .1 1. . . . . . . . Conduct of Examination . . . (v) Conditions of Release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (v) Related Documents . . . . . . . (i) SCOPE . . . . . . . . . . . . SECTION 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Items to be Examined . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (vi) CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RELATED DOCUMENTS . . . . 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 ANNEX C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (iii) FOREWORD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CORPORATE EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 ANNEX A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 3. . .NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 CONTENTS Page No TITLE PAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PROCUREMENT CHECK LIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 1. ABBREVIATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (v) Categories of NES . . . . . . . . . . .4 PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 3. . . . . . . . . .1 ALPHABETICAL INDEX . . (vii) SECTION 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. . . . . . . . . . . .1 SECTION 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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3 Selection of Machinery for Examination a. (2) To investigate. 3. e. b. Embodiment Loan Items (ELI).1 Aim a. The Shipbuilder is also to arrange for the attendance of the manufacturer’s representatives where the equipment is Government Furnished Equipment (GFE). NES 319. The Shipbuilder is to be responsible for the following: (1) Opening-up or otherwise preparing for examination such machinery. NES 305. the cause of any shortcomings in performance or unusual trials observations. if defects are discovered in the course of the examination. NES 354. Where practicable the requirements of examinations are to be met by routine maintenance activities.1 . NES 332 Parts 1. NES 344. The Defence Logistics Oganization (DLO) is to specify the machinery to be examined in each class of ship in accordance with Section 1.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 1. NES 329. 1. 1. c. 2. reduced or waived subject to the performance of the machinery during CST.2 1. NES 630. NES 315. DLO are to issue a list of items. in agreement with the Resident Project Officer (RPO). see also Annex A. NES 349. The RPO may increase the amount of work to be carried out. After experience with the first ships of any Class or Batch. to assist the MOD Trials Officer on whom rests the final decision on the opening-up of any item of machinery. NES 304 Part 2. if necessary. or Commercial off the Shelf (COTS). equipment or systems as required by the DLO and drawing up a programme for the work. NOTE: Routine maintenance and rectification of defects is to be carried out in conjunction with the examination where appropriate. NES 309. The agreed list is to be forwarded by the RPO to the Shipbuilder immediately following CST with copies to the MOD Trials Officer. NES 366. d. This list may be amended from time−to−time. 1. PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATION Related Documents: NES 159 Parts 1 & 2. NES 320. Machinery is to be opened up following sea trials for internal inspection: (1) To confirm satisfactory design. for which the extent of examination may be increased. Conduct of Examination a. & 4. manufacture and ‘fitness for purpose’.4. (2) Providing the facilities necessary to ensure a detailed inspection and arranging the attendance of all subcontractors. For each ship of a class the extent of the examination may be further amended by the MOD Trials Officer. Form D313. is to be kept to a minimum to ensure a satisfactory installation. NES 719. The opening-up of machinery. NES 313. should the performance of machinery during trials so dictate. NES 314. NES 325. to facilitate examination.

2. (4) Mustering all special tools. (b) Presence of foreign matter. clear and jet tubes. is to be done in any compartment containing opened-up machinery unless approved by the RPO. 1. The following clauses lay down the basis on which the Class Opening-Up List is drawn up. cleaning. filters. steam and weed traps. 3. difficulties in use or apparent omissions from the kit are to be reported to the RPO. (b) Open up water side. Forced Lubrication (FL) Systems (NES 303): (a) Change all filters. (6) Submitting a report of his findings to the RPO. NES 332 Parts 1. is to be recorded and thoroughly investigated. wiring.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 1. and Water Systems (NES 314. NES 320. particularly metallic particles. NES 719): (a) (4) Distilled-Water Tanks: (a) (5) Examine all strainers. Any defects. lifting gear. Automatic Devices: (a) Examine automatic devices including auto-controlled valves in main. NES 349. adjusting and rectifying the machinery.2 . NES 344. (5) Rectifying. auxiliary and control systems and selected valves. Items to be Examined a. Fuel. NES 319.4 (3) Observing cleanliness precautions in accordance with NES 341. preparation for or painting. Air. Examine selected tanks. inspect drain tanks or sumps incorporated in self-contained lubricating oil systems. drilling or welding. cleaning gear and other such equipment provided for the ship and ensuring that only these are used in the course of opening-up. In particular suitable protection against ingress of dirt is to be provided for any opened-up machinery and for any components or assemblies removed and laid aside. to the satisfaction of the RPO. which may produce dirt such as removal or application of insulation. preferably in the format of the Test Form. verifying cleanliness and reinstating the machinery for Final Machinery Trials (FMT) in accordance with NES 354. & 4. During the examination of machinery reference is to be made to the NES appropriate to each equipment or system: (1) (2) (3) Sea Water Heat Exchangers (NES 329): (a) Immediately after Contractor’s Sea Trial (CST) drain sea water and flush with fresh water. Steam. Flush with fresh water and inspect for signs of erosion or corrosion. any defects disclosed during the examinations. No extraneous work. clean tube plates and water boxes giving special attention to the removal of organic matter.

(g) Stripping on−board of engines which have been installed as complete units. (c) Examine underside of pistons and liners from the crankcase. have not been stripped and re-erected to facilitate installation. shock and noise attenuating mountings. Main Shaft (NES 304 Part 2): (a) (9) Examine all bolts in couplings between units of machinery and in shafting for tightness and check torques where specified. is to be recorded and thoroughly investigated.e. Membranes of disc or similar couplings are also to be examined. particularly metallic particles. Shaft brakes are to be examined for wear. Steam-Generating Plant (NES 325): (a) Externally clean the steam-generating plant. Presence of foreign matter. NOTE: Should no official maintenance schedule be available the Resident Project Officer (RPO) is to obtain from DLO a statement of maintenance operations and examinations to be carried out. (e) Examine internal gearing. is to be restricted to the following: (i) Modifications required to be carried out after installation. keeps and fastenings.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 (6) Couplings: (a) (7) Holding Down Arrangements: (a) (8) Examine all holding down arrangements such as bolts. i. Examine all main shaft bearings and main thrust or adjusting bearings. (f) Examine sumps and internal conditions generally. (10) Main and Cruising Propulsion Gas Turbines (NES 309): (a) Carry out scheduled maintenance operations up to and including those required at running hours approximating to twice the logged hours at the end of CST. 1. (b) Examine bores and piston crowns by endoscope through injector holes. distortion and clearance. (11) Propulsion Diesel Engines (NES 313): (a) Remove. sliding feet and palms. timing gear. (d) Record crankshaft web deflections and check against specified limits.3 . test and recalibrate injectors. all pumps and supercharger drives.

unless there is reason to suspect damage. and (11). The presence of any foreign matter is to be thoroughly investigated and reported to the RPO. the bearing examinations should be limited to two per gearbox. The condition of internal thrust bearings is to be checked as at (c) above. (h) When engines need to be extensively stripped on−board. (b) An examination of tubes and tube plates in condenser and feed heater. and in vapour condenser and final heater of flash plants.b. (f) Inspect the gearbox sump and drain tank. (c) Check the clearance of all thrust and location bearings either by inspection or by jacking the located shafts axially through their full range of travel. in conventional plants. 1. (12) Propulsion Electric Motors: (a) Check motor brushes. (g) Examine selected flexible couplings. an in−situ visual inspection for signs of damage or overheating will normally suffice.4 . (b) Examine top and bottom halves of selected bearings. hydraulic couplings and clutches. brush gear and clearances. (See NES 303 for oil-change requirements). an additional examination of the main and large end bearings is to be made. Any movement of fasteners is to be reported to the Design Authority. above when required by the MOD Trials Officer.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 (ii) Examinations of a particular cylinder or cylinders because of unsatisfactory performance during trials or following the examinations in Clause (11). (h) Gearbox sweep readings are to be checked and compared with pre-CST readings. (14) Desalination Plant (NES 366): (a) A complete internal examination with sufficient doors open for the purpose. (d) Check the security of ALL accessible bolted flanges in the main transmission path by applying 50% of the design torque to at least 25% of fasteners in every flange.c. NOTE: Unless malfunction has occurred or is suspected. (e) Check the security of selected internal instrumentation including the associated cabling. (iii) Carrying out scheduled maintenance operations. NOTE: In ships other than First−of−Class. (13) Propulsion Gearing (NES 305): (a) Examine all pinion and wheel teeth.

NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 (15) Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Machinery (NES 159 Parts 1 & 2): (a) Gas circuits are to be recharged as necessary as late in programme as possible before Final Machinery Trial (FMT). except hydraulic units: (i) Measure weardown of bearings in turbines. Carry out complete top overhaul in accordance with maintenance schedule or alternative approved instructions. (c) If the aggregate of running hours exceed 20% of ‘major overhaul’ hours. (b) If the aggregate of running hours is between 10% and 20% of ‘major overhaul’ hours. As above and drain lub oil system and refill with fresh oil. Carry out complete overhaul as per maintenance schedule or alternative instructions including oil change. Examine and clean intake demisters. Examine one combustion chamber for distortion. gearing and pumps. In compound machines the High Pressure (HP) Cylinder is to be examined. overhaul and restore equipment to ‘as new’ condition as follows: (a) If the aggregate of running hours does not exceed 20% of ‘top overhaul’ hours.5 . (b) If the aggregate of running hours exceed 20% of ‘top overhaul’ hours. As for Clause 1. (19) Rotating Auxiliary Machinery: (a) The following are to be carried out on other rotating auxiliary machinery. 1. (16) Reciprocating Air Compressors (NES 315): (a) A cylinder liner piston and large-end bearing of one cylinder are to be examined. burners and igniters. (17) Diesel Driven Generating Sets (NES 313. overhaul and restore equipment to ‘as new’ condition as follows: (a) If the aggregate of running hours does not exceed 10% of ‘major overhaul’ hours. Sight HP turbines first stage blading and record conditions. (18) Gas Turbine Driven Generating Sets (NES 309) − Before FMT and as late as possible in the programme.4(11) and also drain lub-oil system and refill with fresh oil. including oil change. cracking or carbon formation. axial clearances and/or position of turbine rotors and provide records for the RPO where provision is made for measurement to be taken without major dismantling and without opening up the forced lubricating system or breaking joints therein. Carry out all maintenance hours schedule procedures up to and including those prescribed at running hours approximating to three times the logged hours. NES 630) − Before FMT and as late as possible in the programme.

NOTE: Rotating hydraulic units are only to be opened up when performance has been unsatisfactory. (iv) Examine all working parts of one equipment of each new type. (iii) Examine and check the tightness on the shaft of the impeller fitted to one of each size or type of axial flow or centrifugal pump. (iii) Take reading and complete Form D313. etc. (b) Examine transfer system filters. (22) Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPP) System (NES 303): (a) Examine main system filters.6 . measure and record as above and take such other records as the RPO directs for new design auxiliaries not previously installed in HM Surface Ships.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 (ii) Examine gearing pinion and wheel teeth. etc. (ii) Examine typical items of underwater fittings. 1. (21) Underwater Equipment: (a) The following are to be carried out at docking immediately preceding FMT: (i) Clean propellers and check blade and hub securing arrangements for tightness. sea valves. (d) Take a particle count of a sample of oil taken from each system sampling point. (20) Bilge Pumping Arrangements: (a) Examine bilge pumping equipment. mudboxes. fittings. (b) Clean bilges ready for FMT. (c) Examine drain tank oil condition.

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3.4 Items to be Examined a. MILITARY STANDARDS/REQUIREMENTS 3.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 3. manufacture and ‘fitness for purpose’.1 Aim a. if necessary. Machinery is to be opened up following sea trials for internal inspection: (1) To confirm satisfactory design.1 . 3. (2) To investigate. 3. the cause of any shortcomings in performance or unusual trials observations. NOTE: Routine maintenance and rectification of defects is to be carried out in conjunction with the examination where appropriate.2 Selection of Machinery for Examination a. During the examination of machinery reference is to be made to the NES appropriate to each equipment or system.3 The DLO is to specify the machinery to be examined in each class of ship in accordance with Section 1.

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NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 ANNEX A.1 ANNEX A . Until published. guidance should be sought from DLO/DME ME235 A. Steam and Drain System for Nuclear Submarine Propulsion and Generating Machinery Part 1: General Requirements Part 2: Feed Systems Part 3: Steam Systems Part 4: Drain Systems NES 341 NES 344 Requirements for Cleaning Components and Equipment for Fluid Systems Feed Steam and Drain Systems in Ships fitted with Auxiliary Boilers (*)NES 349 Depth Dependent Sea Water Systems. The following documents and publications are referred to in this NES: JSP 430 MOD Ship Safety Management System Handbook (*)NES 159 Refrigerating Systems and Air Conditioning Plant Part 1: Design and Installation Part 2: Testing NES 303 NES 304 Lubricating Oil Systems for Propulsion Generation in HM Surface Ships and Submarines Shafting Systems and Propulsors NES 305 Part 2: Design Requirements for Main Propulsion Shafting Auxiliaries Requirements for Gearing − Main Propulsion NES 309 Requirements for Gas Turbines (Restricted) NES 313 Diesel Engines for Marine Propulsion and Auxiliary Machinery NES 314 Compressed Air Systems (Restricted) NES 315 Requirements for Air Compressors NES 319 NES 320 Requirements for Aviation Fuel Systems in HM Surface Ships (Restricted−Commercial) Requirements for Design and Installation of Fuel Systems for Gas Turbines and Diesel Engines in HM Surface Ships (Restricted−Commercial) NES 325 Boilers for Auxiliary Purposes (Once-through Type) NES 329 Requirments for Heat Exchangers (Restricted) (*)NES 332 Requirement of Feed. Submarines NES 366 Trials and Inspection of Desalination Machinery NES 630 Requirements for Main 60 Hz Generators (Restricted) NES 719 Sea Water Systems for HM Surface Ships Form D313 Report of Final Inspection Note: * In course of preparation. RELATED DOCUMENTS A1.

NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 A2.2 . A. It may also be necessary to refer to: NES 23 ANNEX A Tests and Trials in New Construction Ships (Excluding Nuclear Submarines) Reference may also be made to the NES appropriate to each equipment or system under trial.

ABBREVIATIONS B1. For the purpose of this NES the following abbreviations apply: CPP Controllable Pitch Propellers DLO Defence Logistic Organization DPA Defence Procurement Agency CST Contractor’s Sea Trial FL Forced Lubrication FMT Final Machinery Trial HP High Pressure RPO Resident Project Officer B.1 ANNEX B .NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 ANNEX B.

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4 F Facilities: 1.3 brakes: 1.3 Main gas turbines: 1.5 Generating plant: 1.5 Lubrication.1.2 Gearing. steam. extent: 1.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 ALPHABETICAL INDEX (NOTE: Page numbers are given) A Adjusting bearings: 1.1 Diesel engines. air and water systems: 1.3 H Bilge pumping arrangements: 1.5 Air.4 Propulsion gearing: 1.3 Fuel.6 Bolts in couplings and shafting: 1.1.2 Class opening-up list: 1.3 Generating sets. shaft: 1.5 Bearings.1.1 Cruising gas turbines: 1. 3. propulsion: 1.2 Preparation: 1. 3.3 Brakes.2 Conduct of examination: 1.1 INDEX 1 .1.3 D Desalination plant: 1.5 Opening-up of machinery: 1.1 Diesel driven generating sets: 1. main shaft: 1.3 O Design: 1.3 Automatic devices: 1.3 C Heat exchangers. diesel-driven: 1. 1. sea-water: 1.4 Main shaft bearings: 1. steam.2 Holding down arrangements: 1.5 B Generating sets.1 Air compressors.1 Propulsion diesel engines: 1.3 Propulsion electric motors: 1.2 Compressors. fuel and water systems: 1.5 Air conditioning machinery: 1. 3.1 E Examination.1 M Controllable Pitch Propeller (CPP) system: 1.3 P Distilled-water tanks: 1.1 Forced lubrication systems: 1. propulsion: 1.4 Auxiliary machinery rotating: 1.3 I Items to be examined: 1. forced: 1.5 G Gas turbine driven generating sets: 1.2 Gas turbines: 1. air reciprocating: 1. gas-turbine driven: 1. reciprocating: 1.6 Machinery to be examined: 1.2 Further examination: 1.2 L Cleanliness: 1.2 Q Quality Assurance Representative—action in the event of defects: 1.

1 S Shaft bearings: 1. air.3 Verification of design: 1.2 INDEX 2 .2 Steam generating plant: 1. 1.2 R T Reciprocating air compressors: 1.3.5 V Routine maintenance: 1.1.2.2 Resident Project Officer: 1.4.3 Water.NES 353 Issue 6 September 1999 Quality Assurance requirements: 1. 3.5 U Report submission: 1.6 Rotating auxiliary machinery: 1.5.6 Underwater equipment: 1. steam.2 Refrigerating machinery: 1. 1. 1. fuel and water systems: 1.1 Tools and equipment: 1.1 Shipbuilders responsibilities: 1.3 Rectification of defects: 1. 3.1 quality assurance procedures: 1. 3. air.1. 1.1 installation: 1. 1.1 Steam.5 Thrust bearings: 1.1. 3.1 W Special tools etc: 1.2. fuel systems: 1.1.1. 1.

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