Systems for automatic start/stop of generator prime movers and automatic operation of breakers shall either be delivered with a DNV Product Certificate or be covered by a DNV Type Approval Certificate.
The certification process normally consists of:
- Plan approval.
- Visual inspection.
- Verification of performance according to functional requirements based on approved test programs.
- Verification of failure mode behaviour and verification of implementation software quality plan covering life cycle activities, if applicable.
Please refer to DNV rules Pt.4 Ch.9 Sec.1 regarding requirements to documentation and testing.