BS IEC 61892-6:2019 Mobile and fixed offshore units. Electrical installations. Installation

BS IEC 61892-6:2019

Mobile and fixed offshore units. Electrical installations. Installation

Status : Current   Published : May 2019



What is this standard about?

This part of IEC 61892 provides specific requirements for the installation of electrical equipment in mobile and fixed offshore units, including pipeline, pumping or "pigging" stations, compressor stations and single buoy moorings, used in the offshore petroleum industry for drilling, production, accommodation, processing, storage and offloading purposes.

It applies to all installations, whether permanent, temporary, transportable or hand-held, to AC installations and DC installations without any voltage level limitation. Referenced equipment standards may give voltage level limitations.

This document specifies requirements such as those concerning

  • protection during equipment storage and in the installation period,
  • installation of generators and motors,
  • installation of transformers,
  • installation of switchgear and controlgear assemblies,
  • installation of semiconductor converters and UPS,
  • installation of secondary cells and batteries,
  • installation of luminaires,
  • installation of heating and cooking appliances,
  • installation of trace and surface heating,
  • installation of cables and wiring, both low-voltage and high-voltage cables,
  • requirements in relation to earthing and bonding,
  • lightning protection, 
  • testing of completed installation, and
  • documentation.

This document does not apply to

  • fixed equipment for medical purposes,
  • electrical installations of tankers, and
  • control of ignition sources other than those created by electrical equipment.

Standard NumberBS IEC 61892-6:2019
TitleMobile and fixed offshore units. Electrical installations. Installation
Publication Date03 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS IEC 61892-7:2019, BS IEC 61892-3:2019, IEC 62485-2:2010, IEC 60092-350:2014, IEC 61892-1:2019, IEC 61892-7:2019, IEC 62305-3:2010, IEC 61892-3:2019, BS IEC 61892-1:2019, IEC 61914, IEC 60623, IEC 60825-12, IEC 60825-2, IEC 60896-11
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC TS 61201, IEC 60519-10, IEC 60079-17, IEC 62305, IMO COLREG, ISO 2631-1, IEC 60092-502, IEC 61892-5, IEC 61111, IEC 60529, IEC 60050, IEC 62395-2, IMO SOLAS 2014, ISO 80079-37, IEC 61400-24, IEC 62561, IEC 60533, ISO 80079-36, IEC 60945, IEC 60364-4-41, IEC 60364-7-710, IEC TR 62482, IEC 61892-2:2019, IEC 62040-1:2017, IEC 61537:2006, IEC 61892-4:2007, IEC 60079-14:2013
ReplacesBS IEC 61892-6:2013
International RelationshipsIEC 61892-6:2019
Draft Superseded By21/30350355 DC
DescriptorsMobile, Electrical equipment, Drilling rigs, Petroleum technology, Electrical safety, Petroleum extraction, Fixed, Offshore construction works, Electrical installations, Industrial electrical installations, Drilling (mineral extraction)
Title in FrenchUnités mobiles et fixes en mer. Installations électriques Installation
ISBN978 0 580 96165 6
File Size1.182 MB

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