Regulation 25 - Operation of main source of electrical power and steering gear


  • Circumstances when more than one steering power unit required.
Regulation 25
1. In areas where navigation demands special caution, ships shall have more than one steering gear power unit in operation when such units are capable of simultaneous operation.
MCA Guidance
1. Reg. 25 applies to all ships which proceed to sea except for UK-flagged pleasure vessels of less than 150 gt.

MCA Guidance on the testing and operation of steering gear is contained in ANNEX 18 - Steering Gear, Heading & Track Control System


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