HIGH VOLTAGE SYSTEMS ON SHIPS Introduction As we all know usually the ship operates with a 3 phase. 60Hz. 440 Volts supply which is being generated and distributed on board. Every day the owners and designers aim for bigger ships for more profitability. As the ship size increases, there is a need to install more…Details
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Preferential tripping in a marine electrical distribution system Preferential tripping in a marine electrical distribution system are designed to disconnect non-essential circuits (e.g. breakers controlling air conditioning, galley power, blowers, refrigeration etc.) in the event of partial overload or partial failure of the supply, with the aim of preventing operation of the main breaker trip and…Details
TYPICAL SOURCE OF EMERGENCY POWER IN CARGO SHIPS WHAT DOES SOLAS SAY? – The emergency source of electrical power may be either a generator or an accumulator battery, which shall comply with the following: – Where the emergency source of electrical power is a generator, it shall be: Driven by a suitable prime mover…Details