CATASTROPHE FIRE CONTROL

A description of a gas turbine powered fire fighting apparatus, specifically designed for combating fires on offshore platforms, is presented. The unit is self-sufficient, portable, can feed up to 8,000 tons of water per hour through four water cannons, and it has the capability to be remotely controlled. The description of the unit includes its dimensions and capacities, and criteria which were followed in developing the package are also discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Business Press Limited

    33-39 Bowling Green Lane
    London EC19 1AH,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1975-5-30

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 64
  • Serial:
    • Marine Week
    • Volume: 2
    • Issue Number: 22
    • Publisher: IPC Business Press Limited

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126000
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM