Fire at Sea – Acute awareness of the possibility of a fire occurring at any time is important for any workboat operator.

DSPA-5That’s because a workboat is “a floating ignition source,” according to Randy Hyde, the senior firefighting instructor at Fremont Maritime Services, a Seattle marine safety and survival training company. “There are tons of ignition sources on board, especially when dealing with machinery spaces and engine rooms.” At Fremont’s training center, AFG Flameguard USA’s DSPA-5 was tested in their 102′, two-level, multispace mock ship where it put out a simulated engine-room fire in seven seconds and a galley fire in six seconds. Read more here  14:42 AFG Flameguard website

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