Emergency Switchboard

Definition(s)


Emergency Switchboard

Switchgear and controlgear assembly which is normally supplied by the main switchboard but, in the event of failure of the main electrical power supply system, is directly supplied by the emergency source of electrical power or the transitional source of emergency power and is intended to distribute and control electrical energy to the emergency services for all electrical consumers essential for the safety of the crew and the unit under emergency conditions.

Source: IEC 61892-6, Mobile and fixed offshore units – Electrical installations – Part 6: Installation. Global Standards

Emergency Switchboard

Emergency switchboard is a switchboard which, in the event of failure of the main system of electrical power supply, is directly supplied by the emergency source of electrical power and/or the transitional source of emergency power and is intended to distribute electrical energy to the emergency services.

Source: IMO Resolution A.1023(26), Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (2009 MODU Code), 2009. Global Standards

 

Emergency Switchboard

Emergency switchboard is a switchboard which in the event of failure of the main electrical power supply system is directly supplied by the emergency source of electrical power or the transitional source of emergency power and is intended to distribute electrical energy to the emergency services. <Chapter II-1, regulation 3>.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.216(82), amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended, 8 December 2006, International Maritime Organization. Legislation