Maritime and Coastguard Agency Update MGN 550 – Electrical installations

Published on: 11 January 2024

Maritime and Coastguard Agency Update MGN 550 - Electrical installations

Guidance for safe design, installation and operation of lithium-ion batteries


The Maritime and Coastguard Agency Update MGN 550 – Electrical installations – provides best practice marine guidance to facilitate safe and environmentally friendly battery solutions for vessels utilising lithium-ion batteries.


The intent of this Marine Guidance Note (MGN) is to provide the marine industry with best practice guidance to facilitate safe and environmentally friendly battery solutions for vessels utilising lithium-ion marine batteries as part of an energy source, hybrid power system or as the sole source of propulsion power. 


Topics include:

  • Introduction
  • Battery System Design
  • Battery Replacement
  • Battery Management System
  • Battery Space and Storage
  • Ventilation
  • Cooling Systems
  • Operation and Handling
  • Fire Detection and Fire Fighting; and
  • Disassembly and Recycling.

This is the most current guidance on the installation of Lithium-ion battery systems. If you are looking at the design of these systems, this should be referenced.

 

Click here to read the updated MGN.


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