Monday, April 26, 2010

Unattended machinery spaces

In the name of Allah who is the most beneficient and merciful
Unatttended machinery spaces
The sophistication of modern control system and the reliability of the equipment used have resulted in machinery spaces remaining
unattended for long periods. In order to ensure the safety of the ship and its equipment during ums operation certain essential
requirement must be meet.
1. Bridge control:
A control system to operate the main machinery must be provided on bridge .
instrumentation providing certain basic info must be provided.
2. Machinery control room:
A centralized control room must be provided with the equipment to operate all main and auxillary easily accessible.
3. Alarm and fire protection :
An alarm system is required which must be comprehension in coverage of the equipment and able to provide warning in the control,
machinery space, the accomodation and on the bridge. A fire detection and alarm system, which operates rapidly, must also the
provided outside the machinery space with facilities for control of emergency.
4. Emergency power:
Automatic provision of electric power to meet the varying loads requirement. A means of providing emergency electrical power
and essential lighting must be provided. This is usually met by the automatic start up of a standby generator.
WRITTEN BY S/C ZEESHAH AHMED
LECTURE BY: CHIEF ENGR. YASEEN SAHAB
EMAIL: ZEETEC4@YAHOO.COM
date: 11.july.2009