MGN 550 Design, Installation, Operation of Lithium-ion Batteries

Safe, environmentally-friendly solutions for vessels utilising lithium-ion batteries for a hybrid system or sole source of propulsion power


MGN 550 (M+F) Electrical Installations - Guidance for Safe Design, Installation and Operation of Lithium-ion Batteries

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Notice to all:

  • shipowners
  • ship operators, masters and officers of ships
  • ship designers
  • shipbuilders of vessels fitted with or intended to be fitted with lithium-ion batteries

This notice should be read alongside the machinery and electrical provisions within UK ship construction regulations inclusive of UK codes of practice and statutory instruments.

Published 28 April 2016