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Bulkcarrier St.Clair Fire - Investigation Report from the NTSB

  (www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued the report of its investigation of the 16 February 2019 fire on the bulk carrier...

Risk of fires on Ro-Ro ships (guidance)

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) commissioned a study which investigates risk control options (RCOs) for mitigating the risk from fires on ro-ro decks. The first part...

Maritime risk Focus: Engine Room Fires

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Engine room fires account for up to 50 percent of all fires on vessels with 70 percent of those engine room fires being...

ABS issues guide for Fire-fighting systems for Cargo Areas of Container Vessels

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) ABS has recently updated their 2017 guide on FIRE-FIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR ON-DECK CARGO AREAS OF CONTAINER CARRIERS, which now includes guidance for...

Risk Focus - Dealing with Engine Room Fires

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Engine room fires account for up to 50 percent of all fires on vessels with 70 percent of those engine room fires being...

Study investigating cost effective measures for reducing the risk from fires on Ro-Ro passenger ships (FIRESAFE)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Ships have been designed with Ro-Ro spaces for many years with first roll-on roll-of ships being train carrier and invented in 1840 decade in...

New Zealand - Investigation report on the 23 Sept 2017 KOKOPO CHIEF cargo hold fire

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The New Zealand Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) issued the report of its investigation of the 23 September 2017 fire in a cargo...

Unintentional release of carbon dioxide from fixed fire-extinguishing systems on Ro-Ro vessels Eddystone and Red Eagle

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 8 June 2016, the roll on, roll off (Ro-Ro) vessel Eddystone experienced an unintentional release of carbon dioxide (CO2) from its fixed...

Risk Focus - Engine Room Fires

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Considering the wide range of both sources of fuel and sources of ignition within the engine room, it should come as little surprise that...

Loss Prevention - Fire Safety on Ferries

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Ferries have particular risks from the cargo they carry… cars, lorries and refrigerated containers, all of these have combustible material and their own...
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