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Podcast: In Focus – Fire safety on containerships and ro-ros

In this latest In Focus episode of The Maritime Podcast we examine a top issue in safety and loss prevention – fires onboard containerships and ro-ro vessels.

You will hear insights from Colin Gillespie, Director of Loss Prevention for North P&I on the causes of fires and what can be done to try and prevent such casualties.

Speaking to Seatrade Maritime News Editor, Marcus Hand, the topics covered include

  • The growing number of serious fires on containerships and ro-ros
  • The impact of vessel size and design on fire risk
  • Tackling the issue of mis-declared dangerous cargoes
  • Electric vehicle battery fires
  • Firefighting equipment and methods

 Listen to the episode now on the player above or the app of your choice to find out more on this important issue.

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