What are regulations for Emergency Fire Pump as per SOLAS ?

Emergency fire pumps shall be of approved type.  They shall be fixed, self printing and independently driven type which shall be capable of supplying two jets of water. 

The capacity of the pump shall not be less than 40 per cent of the total capacity of all the fire pumps required by these rules and in any case not less than 25M3/hour whilst maintaining a minimum pressure of 2.5 bar (.25 N/mm2).

 The total suction head of the pump shall not exceed 4.5 M under all conditions of list and trim likely to be encountered in service and the suction piping shall be designed to minimize the suction losses. 

The source of power of the pump and its location shall comply with the following requirements:- 

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