Global safety leader Survitec is advising the maritime industry to ensure fixed fire-fighting systems are commissioned by their original equipment manufacturers and that crews undergo basic system configuration training.
Shipowners looking to retrofit marine exhaust gas cleaning systems as a way of complying with new sulphur emissions rules should verify the capacity of their fixed fire-fighting systems before undertaking any retrofit projects.
Learn about the important precautions and checks that need to be carried out once the foam fixed fire fighting system is used for extinguishing fire on board ships.
CO2 system onboard ship is one of the important systems used for fighting fire in both engine room and cargo spaces. For this reason, it is necessary to carry out some maintenance on Co2 bottles at regular intervals of time. One such important aspect of maintenance includes level measurement of the CO2 bottles. Level measurements […]
The hyper mist or high pressure fog fire fighting system is installed for all important ship’s machinery systems in the engine room. Find out more about the working of the system inside the article.
Have you ever anticipated getting caught in a catastrophic marine fire onboard? What would be your duty when every second counts and there is no local fire department to call? Your moral quandary pushes you to help the ones in danger but how much can you spare if you don’t have the best tool! We […]
One of the most vital pieces of equipment in a ship’s firefighting locker is the BA Control Board. However, due to an apparent lack of realistic training, this piece of equipment is often not understood.