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Marine Machinery Regulations (SOR/90-264)

Regulations are current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2017-02-03. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE IVReciprocating Engines

PART I(Section 4)Design Specifications

DIVISION IInternal Combustion Oil Engines

ItemRequirements
1None.

DIVISION IISteam Reciprocating Engines

ItemRequirements
1None.

PART II(Section 6)Plans

DIVISION IInternal Combustion Oil Engines

ItemRequired Information
1General arrangement of the installation of the engine in the ship, showing all connected systems.
2General arrangement and sectional elevation of the engine, including crankcase doors and means of engine support.
3Specifications indicating maximum continuous brake power and corresponding revolutions per minute, number of strokes per cycle, number and firing order of cylinders, bore and stroke dimensions, maximum and mean indicated pressures, full details of balance weights, full details of flywheel and physical properties of the principal parts.
4Details of pressure charging, scavenging and exhaust arrangements including mechanisms, piping and pipe connections, type and amount of insulation and method of securing to allow for thermal expansion and vibration.
5Details of all cylinders, cylinder covers, pistons, piston rods, connecting rods and bearings and of the crankshaft and bedplate.
6Details of the fuel injection system.
7Details of lubricating-oil, cooling-water and other attached pumping systems.
8Details of starting arrangements.
9Details of controls including reversing arrangements.
10Details of speed-regulating governors and other safety devices.
11Details of temperature-monitoring devices.
12Details of crankcase venting, crankcase explosion relief valves and other protection devices.
13Details of engine turning gear.
14Torsional vibration analysis of shafting system.
15Information set out in items 2 to 14 is not required to be submitted for the following internal combustion oil engines, namely, an engine
  • (a) with a continuous brake power not in excess of 112 kW;

  • (b) with a continuous brake power in excess of 112 kW but not in excess of 375 kW, where the manufacturer submits the following documented information, namely,

    • (i) model and serial number and type of engine,

    • (ii) number of cylinders, bore and stroke dimensions,

    • (iii) maximum continuous brake power and the corresponding revolutions per minute,

    • (iv) volume of the engine crankcase and full details of crankcase explosion relief valves, where the cylinder bore is in excess of 200 mm,

    • (v) name of the manufacturer and model of the speed-regulating governor,

    • (vi) relieving pressure and capacity of cylinder-head relief valves, and

    • (vii) test data up to full power taken from a representative engine of the same model;

  • (c) that is a portable equipment prime mover, unless of unusual design; or

  • (d) that is a lifeboat engine that meets the requirements of the Lifesaving Equipment Regulations.

DIVISION IISteam Reciprocating Engines

ItemRequired Information
1General arrangement of the installation of the engine in the ship, showing all connected systems.
2General arrangement and sectional elevation of the engine and means of support.
3Specifications showing the indicated power and corresponding revolutions per minute, number of cylinders, bore and stroke dimensions, maximum pressure per cylinder, full details of flywheel and physical properties of principal parts.
4Details of all cylinders, cylinder covers, pistons, piston rods, connecting rods and bearings and of the crankshaft and bedplate.
5Details of lubricating oil systems and other attached pumping systems.
6Details of controls, including reversing arrangements.
7Details of speed-regulating governors and other safety devices.
8Details of crankcase venting.
9Details of engine turning gear.
10Where a manufacturer of a steam reciprocating engine certifies that the engine was constructed in accordance with rules or codes, information set out in items 2 to 9 is not required to be submitted for the steam reciprocating engine if it is not in excess of 375 kW continuous brake power.

PART III(Subsection 12(2))Construction and Installation Inspections

DIVISION IConstruction Inspection

ItemRequirements
1Identification from material test certificates, before construction is commenced, of materials to be used, including welding metal, for the following parts:
  • (a) crankshafts, bearings and bolts;

  • (b) pistons, piston rods, connecting rods, guides, crossheads, bearings and bolts;

  • (c) cylinders, cylinder liners, cylinder covers, valves, valve mechanisms, pillars and bolts;

  • (d) bedplates and frames; and

  • (e) pressure charging and scavenging mechanisms for internal combustion oil engines.

2Verification that welding was carried out by welders certified by a Provincial Government of Canada, or another authority having similar standards where the welding was carried out outside Canada, for the class of work to be done.
3Inspection of welds including non-destructive test examination and verification of any heat treatment required in accordance with rules or codes.
4Identification of components from component inspection certificates and inspection of components and their installation, including engine-driven pumps.
5Witnessing of hydrostatic pressure tests of components in accordance with rules or codes.
6Inspection of the constructed engine and witnessing of the engine under test.

DIVISION IIInstallation Inspection

ItemRequirements
1Verification of correct alignment of securing arrangements.
2Verification of correct adjustment and operational condition of the connection of the engine to associated systems.
3Verification of correct adjustment and operational condition of safety, control and monitoring devices.
4Verification of reliability and sufficiency under trials up to full power under normal working conditions for a suitable endurance period of not less than 2 hours, taking into consideration the size and the complexity of the steam reciprocating engine or the internal combustion oil engine.

PART IVPeriodic General Inspections and Periodic Special Inspections

DIVISION I(Section 19)Periodic General Inspection

ItemRequirements
1Operational condition of the engine.
2Correct adjustment and operational condition of safety devices.
3Locations where fluid leakage, metal wastage, overheating, heavy vibration or excessive bearing clearances may occur.
4Correct adjustment of controls and monitoring systems.
5Operational condition of alarm systems.

DIVISION IIPeriodic Special Inspection

SUBDIVISION I(Subsection 20(1))Parts to be Inspected
ItemRequirements
1Crankcase, crankshaft, bearings and bolts.
2Pistons, piston rods, connecting rods, guides, cross-heads, bearings and bolts except that removal of thrust bearing components that are an integral part of an engine is not required if tolerances meet the manufacturer’s specifications and there is no apparent damage or deterioration.
3Cylinders, covers, valves, and valve mechanisms.
4Crankcase doors, explosion relief devices and other safety devices.
5Crankcase venting arrangement.
6Pressure charging, scavenging and exhaust systems for internal combustion oil engines.
7Attached pumps.
8Starting mechanisms and clutch gears for internal combustion oil engines.
9Reversing and speed-regulating mechanisms.
10Bedplate, engine structure and fastenings, without dismantling if a general examination indicates that the condition of the components is adequate for further service.
11No periodic special inspection is required for speed-regulating governors and other complex mechanisms, where written information is provided to the inspector by firms specializing in the reconditioning of these parts indicating that the parts are in good order and adjustment.
12For an internal combustion engine not in excess of 450 kW continuous brake power, the removal of pistons and dismantling of bearings is not required if examination of the cylinder cover and crankcase indicates that the condition of the engine is adequate for further service.
SUBDIVISION II(Subsection 20(2))Intervals
ItemRequirements
1For steam reciprocating engines, at intervals not exceeding 5 years.
2Subject to item 3, for internal combustion oil engines, at intervals of not more than 5 years.
3

For internal combustion oil engines on the following ships, namely,

  • (a) passenger ships on voyages not beyond Home Trade Class IV and Minor Waters Class I;

  • (b) multi-engined passenger ships, on voyages not beyond Home Trade Class III or Inland Waters Class I;

  • (c) non-passenger ships, excluding tankers, chemical carriers and liquefied gas carriers, on voyages not beyond Home Trade Class II;

  • (d) tankers, chemical carriers and liquefied gas carriers on voyages not beyond Home Trade Class IV and Minor Waters Class I; and

  • (e) multi-engined tankers, chemical carriers and liquefied gas carriers, on voyages not beyond Home Trade Class III or Inland Waters Class I,

after completion of the manufacturer’s recommended running hours but at intervals of not less than 5 years, on the basis of documentary evidence presented to the inspector, or at intervals of 8 years, whichever comes first, if, where the periodic general inspection is carried out annually, at the fifth and subsequent periodic general inspections the engine is in good order based on

  • (f) engine operation;

  • (g) engine operation records indicating total engine running hours, lubricating oil analysis and maintenance work carried out; and

  • (h) a crankcase inspection where considered necessary by the inspector.

  • SOR/2015-161, ss. 5, 6(F)
 
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