Fire doors are fitted in fire retardant bulkhead to provide access from the same.
As per regulation, a ship must have the main fire pump and an emergency power pump of approved type and capacity.
The Fire Main piping which is connected to the main and emergency fire pump must be of approved type and capacity.
Fire hoses with a length of at least 10 meters are used in ships. The nozzle of diameters 12 m, 16 m and 19 m used on the ship are of dual-purpose types- Jet and spray mode.
Fire hoses are connected to fire hydrants from which the water supply is controlled.
Portable fire extinguishers of CO2, Foam, and Dry Chemical Powder are provided in accommodation, deck, and machinery spaces.
CO2, Foam, and water are used in this type of system, which is installed at different locations on the ship.
These are installed in the Cargo area, accommodation, deck areas, and machinery spaces along with an alarm system to notify any outbreak of fire or smoke at the earliest.
Dampers are provided in the ventilation system of cargo holds, engine room, accommodation etc. in order to block out the excessive oxygen supply to the fire.
Fire fighter’s outfit is used to fight a fire on a ship made up of fire retardant material of approved type.