What is Sources of power supply for fire fighting and fire detection for cargo ship?

  • There shall not be less than two sources of power supply for the seawater pump and automatic alarm and detection system. If the pump is electrically driven, it shall be connected to the main source of electrical power, which shall be capable of being supplied by at least two generators.
  • The feeders shall be so arranged as to avoid galleys, machinery spaces and other enclosed spaces of high fire risk except in so far as it is necessary to reach the appropriate switchboards.
  • One of the sources of power supply for the alarm and detection system shall be an emergency source. Where one of the sources of power for the pump is an internal combustion engine, it shall, in addition to complying with the provisions of paragraph, be so situated that a fire in any protected space will not affect the air supply to the machinery.


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