Fire prevention on vessels
Steamship published the article below in March 2020. In August 2020 the Australian maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) published a further article “Fire prevention and protection” which can be read here.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has produced a bulletin focusing on fire prevention on vessels. It looks at various aspects including maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems; maintenance of fire protection systems; the importance of safety culture. The bulletin can be accessed here.
See also Steamship Mutual’s loss prevention related articles on fire: