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  • 3 December 2007

    On Tuesday 4 December at 13.55, smoke was reported on the Songa Dee drilling rig. This resulted from sparks in a ventilation room. At 15.05, the fire was confirmed to be extinguished and cooling down work started. The rig, operated by Stena Drilling, is carrying out work for StatoilHydro at the Troll field. The rig […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Technology

    Siemens has developed an automatic fire detection and extinguishing system for offshore wind turbines. The first of these systems was recently installed at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea. A fire in a wind turbine can quickly turn dangerous for people and the environment, particularly if the nacelle or rotors catch fire, […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Technology

    Siemens has developed an automatic fire detection and extinguishing system for offshore wind turbines. The first of these systems was recently installed at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea. A fire in a wind turbine can quickly turn dangerous for people and the environment, particularly if the nacelle or rotors catch fire, […]

  • 1 April 2009

    Minimax is the only German company to be nominated for the Seatrade Awards 2009 with its Minifog marine XP. The new, efficient high-pressure water mist extinguishing system, offering an heretofore unknown level of operational safety on ships and meeting the current IMO guidelines, was listed in the ‘Safety at Sea’ category. Over the past decades […]

  • 9 November 2015

    Portland Country Fire Authority (CFA) crews said in an update that the fire that broke out on board the livestock carrier Awassi Express on Tuesday evening in the Port of Portland, Australia, has been extinguished. The CFA crews have discovered that the fire started on the starboard side of the fodder storage silo on the back of the vessel and spread to the […]

  • 5 January 2017

    The fire that broke out early Thursday morning on an offshore oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has been extinguished. To remind, the U.S. Coast Guard had earlier on Thursday informed there was a platform burning near Grand Isle, offshore Louisiana, and that four people were rescued after evacuating from the platform into […]

  • 17 December 2019

    The fire was extinguished overnight, no pollution or injuries reported.

  • 13 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    Bremerhaven-based engineering specialist b.offshore has carried out Door Fan Tests on TenneT’s HelWin beta offshore converter platform in the German North Sea.

  • 13 November 2014
    Equipment, Vessels

    Imtech equipped Becker Marine’s LNG-hybrid barge with its electrical solutions and fire extinguishing equipment.

  • 5 September 2016

    The fire service completed its work on board the 2015-built containership CCNI Arauco shortly before midnight on Sunday after the fire, which started aboard the vessel on September 1, had been extinguished, according to Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft (HHLA). The cause of the fire is still unknown, however, earlier reports indicated that the incident could have started due to […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Salalah responded to a fire onboard a fishing vessel BAEK YUNG 29 that occurred at approximately 0300 on 28 October, 2013 while berthed at the port. The port authority has responded with all possible assistance in firefighting on both land and sea, via fire trucks and specialized firefighting equipment aboard harbor tug vessels. […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) and the crew of USS Newport News (SSN 750) improved the ship’s firefighting plan while the submarine is in dry dock at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, NAVSEA announced Nov. 29. As part of the new plan, the project team developed a non-collapsible hose to enhance the current firefighting response system. “This hose […]

  • 5 February 2018

    The fire that broke out on MOL Prestige boxship on February 1, has been extinguished.

  • 17 May 2017

    A fire broke out onboard product/chemical tanker Oraness while it was transiting the Kiel Canal in the evening hours of May 16, a representative of the Fire Department Suchsdorf confirmed to World Maritime News. The 79-meter-long vessel, unloaded at the time of the incident, was en route to Brunsbüttel from Aarhus. The fire occurred in […]

  • 10 May 2019

    The fire was extinguished but the vessel was almost completely destroyed.

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fire broke out in one of the engine rooms of a Cyprus-flagged tanker at Canada Dock, on the river Mersey this morning, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service informed. The people on board the 4,139-dwt Julia have been evacuated, the firefighting service added. Five fire appliances from Kirkdale, Crosby, Liverpool City, Croxteth and Kensington community fire […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Four firefighters were injured and one died on Jan 17 when extinguishing fire at Murmansk shipyard, reports REGNUM referring to EMERCOM, Murmansk Dept. Duty officer received fire call at 10.16 am. The fire was brought under control at 10.26 pm, and at 10.27 pm an oxygen cylinder exploded during fire extinguishing operations. Four specialists of […]

  • 2 April 2010

    Maersk Line has temporary lost its container carrier Maersk Miami, which had its engine room destroyed by fire while on a voyage off the coast of India. En route from Hong Kong to Colombo a fire broke out in the engine room. It was so intense that the crew of 23 was evacuated to two […]

  • 15 July 2016

    A fire broke out at Brazilian Port of Santos’ Rumo sugar terminal on July 14, causing temporary stoppage of operations at the facility, a representative of Santos Port Authority told World Maritime News. The fire, which started at 4:00 a.m. in a conveyor of the plant, was extinguished some two hours later by the local […]

  • 23 September 2012
    Technology

    It is extremely difficult to extinguish a fire in a wind turbine using conventional methods. The 130-meter high turbines are effectively outside the range of the fire department, and when it comes to turbines at sea, human intervention in the event of fire is virtually impossible. That’s why a comprehensive fire safety concept needs to […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Vessels

    Exmar Shipmanagement, managers of the LNG carrier Explorer, reported that the vessel experienced a fire in the engine room on June 14 about 240 west of Mumbai, India. “The fire was promptly extinguished by the ship’s crew using portable fire extinguishers. No casualties or injuries occurred, but the ship’s propulsion was lost,” Exmar said in […]

  • 2 December 2019

    Based on the latest update, the fire has been extinguished.