Fire and Explosion

Most Recent Fire and Explosion Alerts

Exposed Electrical Cable

Number: 21-02

Sharing of lessons learned in relation to exposed electrical cables.

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Air Cylinder Failure in Lifeboat

Number: 21-01

Personnel injured as a result of failure of a compressed air cylinder in a Lifeboat.

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Battery Fire

Number: 17-04

In the early hours of the morning during a period of adverse weather the fire alarm in the vessel battery locker was activated. The crew mustered and fire team assembled, upon investigation it was discovered that there was

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Fire in Engine Room

Number: 16-26

Whilst returning to port from offshore one of our member’s vessels suffered a fire in her engine room. The crew were alerted when 3 sensors on the fire detection system activated setting off the fire alarm and the

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Cabin Fire

Number: 16-09

It has been reported by one of our members that they had been subject to a small fire in a crew member’s cabin. The crew member who was not in his cabin at the time had left a

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Microwave Incident

Number: 16-06

Recently an MSF member had an incident involving a microwave on one of their vessels that had the potential to be a lot more severe than it actually was.

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