How To Prevent Fire On Ship?

Fire on board ship is a common cause of shipwrecks. One of the reasons is that cargo ships may carry large amount of combustible or flammable substances such as natural gas and petroleum as well as other ignitable products. Therefore, suitable fire-fighting equipment is required to extinguish the fires at the earliest stage before they…

What is the Standpipe?

Andrew A. Fredericks, former FDNY firefighter and instructor, once told us clearly, “Standpipe systems are like a big black hole. You put water in one end and hope that water will come out the other end.”Thiscouldn’t be truer in reference to fire protection systems. Believe it or not, standpipes are probably one of the least…