MAN B&W Auxiliary Propulsion System. Operating manuals, tests and trials
An operating manual will provide the operating crew with a clear guidance on the redundancy features of the system. The manuals cover all details including a general description of the complete propulsion system, operating instructions and procedures for dealing with the situations identified in the class required Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, FMEA-report.
Test and trials
Class approval of the Alpha Clutcher will be obtained in B&W workshop prior to delivery. During quay and sea trials the functionality of the Alpha Clutcher will be tested – and the capability of the Auxiliary Propulsion System to secure the right speed and manoeuvrability will be demonstrated.