FIRE SAFETY ON PASSENGER VESSELS

More than 150 passengers lost their lives in a 2:00 A.M. fire on the passenger vessel SCANDINAVIAN STAR while on an overnight run from Oslo to Frederikshavn. The author finds that the tragedy highlighted the inadequacy of fire protection and fire fighting arrangements, and takes issue with outdated regulations.

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    • Journal article
  • Authors:
    • Victory, G
  • Publication Date: 1990-5

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  • Accession Number: 00660692
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM