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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...

Fire Onboard - A Guide for causes and prevention of cargo fires

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) When a fire breaks out on board a vessel there is no fire service ready to assist in extinguishing it – it is up...

Flashback in Maritime history: SS Volturno sinking, claiming 136 lives on 09 Oct. 1913

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) SS Volturno was an ocean liner that burned and sank in the North Atlantic in October 1913. She was a Royal Line ship under charter to...

Risk Focus: Engine Room Fires

Considering the wide range of both sources of fuel and sources of ignition within the engine room, it should come as little surprise that a...

ABS Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for On-Deck Cargo Areas of Container Carriers (FOC Guide)

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the offshore and marine industries, has updated the ABS Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for...

Fire breaks out onboard MSC Daniela off Colombo earlier today (5April2017)

Fire broke out on board a containership owned by Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) some 33 nautical miles off Colombo harbor, Sri Lanka, earlier today. Sri Lanka...

Reducing the Risk of fires on Ro-Ro ships

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...

SOLAS requirements coming up for Fire Fighter radios

The IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), adopted the following amendment to SOLAS regulation II-2/10 regarding fire fighters’ communication: “For ships constructed on or after 1...

DNVGL Enhancing onboard fire safety awareness

DNV GL emphasizes important aspects of fire safety in the engine room, regarding both newbuildings and ships in service. RULES AND REQUIREMENTS Many aspects which determine...
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