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Encyclopedia of Marine and Energy Technology

Machinery spaces


All machinery spaces of category A and all other spaces containing propulsion machinery, boilers, oil fuel units, steam and internal combustion engines, generators and major electrical machinery, oil filling stations, refrigerating, stabilizing, ventilation and air conditioning machinery and trunk to such spaces, (SOLAS).

Unmanned machinery space (UMS) – Machinery spaces that are controlled from the bridge rather than from a control room located within the engine room compartment.