SECTION 7 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
7.1.1. The electrical systems shall provide safe reliable steel slab handling service in a corrosive marine environment. All circuits shall be protected by fuses mounted in a fuse box located in an accessible location. All outside wiring shall be run in appropriate conduit/cable runs and all connections shall be made inside junction boxes. All equipment shall be designed and located for ready accessibility for repair and or removal.
All material shall be new and of the highest grade and quality and designed to at least conform to the latest applicable IEC standards. All wiring shall conform to the latest revision of IEEE, NEC, and any other applicable local codes, standards,
and regulatory requirements.
As a minimum unless otherwise specified, all
electrical equipment, material, workmanship, and tests shall also conform to the applicable current standard rules, regulations, and specifications of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, the National Board of Fire Underwriters, National Electrical Code
(NEC), Underwriters Institute.
All equipment shall be designed for satisfactory operations under conditions of moisture and shall be adequately treated or protected against corrosion, moisture, salt, mold, dust, sand, or other destructive elements to which it may be exposed during operation in hot and cold climates.
Weatherproof or watertight enclosures shall be used in all locations permanently exposed to the weather.
Adequate lights shall be provided to enable efficient steel slab handling operations within the hold of a vessel during nighttime operation.
Reverse Warning Horn
An automatic reverse warning horn shall be provided.
Magnet Beam Generator
A totally enclosed hydraulically driven generator (or ASPA approved equal) shall be provided to provide power to operate the electro-permanent magnets. This generator shall be integrated into the Forklift truck hydraulic system and shall be installed in a