Statistics indicate that every year the largest number of fires on board ships occur in machinery compartments. These fires, particularly those arising from oil spillages, lubricating and fuel line failures, tend to turn quickly into major fires, and for that reason an effective fire extinguishing system must be installed. The Netherlands company Saval-Kronenburg BV have developed and delivered a new Halon 1301 total flooding system for marine application which, they claim, means a new approach in fire fighting on board ships. The system is described.

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    Fuel and Metallurgical Journals Limited

    Queensway House, 2 Queensway, Redhill
    Surrey RH1 1QS,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1976-8

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  • Accession Number: 00141605
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Fuel and Metallurgical Journals Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1976 12:00AM