Out now! Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin issue 17—Fire safety

Friday 31 March 2023
The latest issue of the Maritime Safety Awareness Bulletin focuses on fire safety.
Image of firefighters using a fire hose on a vessel

Fire and explosion incidents on ships result in the most expensive insurance claims in the marine industry.

Fires spread quickly and can be particularly difficult to contain, often resulting in crew abandoning ship. In the past 5 years, there have been over 70 reported serious fire incidents on container ships worldwide.

Effective maintenance plans, fire drills, and teamwork and communication will reduce such incidents, ensure crew are familiar and well-equipped to contain fires, and help protect the people and cargo onboard.

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