MGN 52 Testing emergency sources of electrical power

Regulations require periodic testing of the complete emergency electrical system including any automatic starting arrangements .


MGN 52 Testing of emergency sources of electrical power

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Notice to:

  • owners
  • masters
  • skippers
  • crews of merchant ships and fishing vessels.

Investigation into marine casualties has indicated that a number of incidents have occurred in which the emergency source of electrical power has not operated correctly following the loss of main power.

Published 1 January 1998