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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter LPart 129Subpart C → §129.323


Title 46: Shipping
PART 129—ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
Subpart C—Power Sources and Distribution Systems


§129.323   Multiple generators.

If an OSV uses two or more generators to supply electricity for the ship's service loads, to comply with §129.310(a) of this subpart, the following requirements must be met:

(a) Each generator must have an independent prime mover.

(b) The circuit breaker of a generator to be operated in parallel with another generator must comply with §§111.12-11(f), 111.30-19(a), and 111.30-25(d) of this chapter.

(c) The circuit breaker of a generator not to be operated in parallel with another generator must be interlocked to prevent that generator from being connected to the switchboard simultaneously with another.

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