Main Switchboard

Definition(s)


Main Switchboard

Switchgear and controlgear assembly which is directly supplied by the main source of electrical power and is intended to distribute and control electrical energy to the unit’s services.

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

Main Switchboard

Main switchboard is a switchboard directly supplied by the main source of electrical power and intended to distribute electrical energy to the unit’s services.

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

 

Main Switchboard

Main switchboard is a switchboard which is directly supplied by the main source of electrical power and is intended to distribute electrical energy to the ship’s 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