What is Fire Triangle? Fire Chemistry, Chain Reaction & More

The fire triangle is the simplest scientific explanation of what it takes to start and sustain a fire. In order to understand how does, it works it is better we study first what fire is and what does it mean. In ancient times Greeks considered fire, earth, water, and air as a major element in-universe. […]

Hazards Associated With Petroleum Products | Easy Guide

We have achieved so much in terms of economic development in the last 150 years. All thanks to the discovery and mass utilization of petroleum products. Whether its gasoline ( petrol ), diesel, kerosene or marine diesel oil; we are familiar with these names. We use so many of its types and so frequently that […]

CO2 Flooding System – Fixed Fire Fighting System Ship

The central bank or CO2 flooding system is the most commonly used fixed fire fighting system onboard a vessel. Its similar equivalent used in shore-based industries or institutions is known as the CO2 fire suppression system. That is basically the same thing but with lesser CO2 bottles/tanks. This system of suppressing fire with the help […]

Electric Cable It’s Insulation And Hazards Related to Fire On Ship

The electric cable used on a ship is specifically designed for marine installations both on shore and on ships. They are made considering the tough marine condition. On top, there are further risks of hazards related to dense smoke produce if the cables catch fire. Even a small spark (discharge due to static charge) is […]

Fire Detector Types And Their Working Principle

An undetected fire can spread through walls for hours emitting toxic fumes before it finally results into greater hazards. Each year it leads to more than 3,000 deaths; with loss of property around 7 billion dollars just in united states. With almost 60 people died each day across the globe in average; it is required […]

Boiler Water Treatment in Marine Boilers

The quality of boiler water is an integral part of increasing boiler efficiency. Unchecked contaminated boiler water can lead to problems such as corrosion and scale formation. Furthermore, it can also affect its performance, life, and cost of maintenance jeopardizing boiler efficiency; making boiler water treatment a key in the marine industry. To ensure its […]

What are The Alarms and Trips of Inert Gas System?

The inert gas system with its alarms and trips is compulsory safety equipment on oil tankers under the SOLAS Convention; Which also covers the rules and operation of the inert gas system to prevent any explosion on tanker ships. Chapter two (1/4.5.5 and 2/16.3.3) of SOLAS make it compulsory for tanker ships of above 8000 […]

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