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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter JPart 112Subpart 112.55 → §112.55-10


Title 46: Shipping
PART 112—EMERGENCY LIGHTING AND POWER SYSTEMS
Subpart 112.55—Storage Battery Installation


§112.55-10   Storage battery charging.

(a) Each storage battery installation for emergency lighting and power, and starting batteries for an emergency diesel or gas turbine driven generator set, must have apparatus to automatically maintain the battery fully charged.

(b) When the ship's service generating plant is available, the battery must have a continuous trickle charge, except that after discharge the battery must be charged automatically at a higher rate.

(c) Charging operations must not cause an absence of battery power.

(d) There must be instruments to show the rate of charge.

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