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Dedicated start-up seawater lift pump required on emergency power generator to support the start-up?

asked Jul 9, 2014 in Mechanical by lulopez (2,220 points)
Is a dedicated start-up seawater lift pump required on emergency power generator to support the start-up?

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answered Jul 9, 2014 by josvanden (3,240 points) | selected Jul 9, 2014 by lulopez
 
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Yes, a dedicated start-up seawater lift pump is required on emergency power generator to support the start-up. However, a smaller black start pump should be sufficient.

Seawater lift pumps shall not be used for pressurizing the firewater ring main.
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