46 CFR § 111.97-9 - Overcurrent protection.
Overcurrent devices must be arranged to isolate a fault with as little disruption of the system as possible. The relationship between the load and the rating or setting of overcurrent devices must meet the following:
(a) The rating or setting of each feeder overcurrent device must be not less than 200 percent of its maximum load.
(b) The rating or setting of a branch circuit overcurrent device must be not more than 25 percent of that of the feeder overcurrent device.