Emergency apparatus

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Apparatus brought into service in emergency when the normal service equipment and possibly also the stand-by equipment has failed. It often provides a greatly reduced service in comparison with the normal service equipment.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM