What are starting Arrangements Requirements of Emergency Generator as per SOLAS ?

Starting arrangements for emergency generating should be as mentioned in below paragraph:

  1. Emergency generating sets shall be capable of being readily started at a temperature of 0 degree C and if the temperature below  0 degree C are anticipated provision shall be made for hearing the engine so that it starts readily.
  2. The starting, charging and energy storing devices, which shall not be used for any purpose other than the operation of the emergency generating set, shall be located in the emergency generator space except that the air receiver of the emergency generator set may be supplied from the main or auxiliary compressed air system through a non-return valve located in the emergency generator space.

(3) The stored energy required from staring shall be maintained at all times-

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