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Vessel Fires

They do happen and the results can be devastating. Injury or death and vessel damage or loss are preventable in most cases.

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"The majority of engine room fires are the result of ignition of oil mist.".

 IMO (International Maritime Organization)

ISO 16437:2012(en)

The majority of fires which have occurred in engine rooms are generally caused by a leak or fracture from a flammable liquid system. Most engine room fires begin as a result of the ignition of oil mist.

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