Fire Fighting Equipment Maintenance

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Maintenance, testing and inspections for fire protection systems as well as fire-fighting systems and appliances are required in accordance with SOLAS Chapter II-2/14.2.2 as quoted below.

  • 2.2 Maintenance, testing and inspections
  • 2.2.1 Maintenance, testing and inspections shall be carried out based on the guidelines developed by the Organization (Refer to MSC.1/Circ.1432 as amended, including the amendments by MSC.1/Circ.1516) and in a manner having due regard to ensuring the reliability of fire-fighting systems and appliances.
  • 2.2.2 The maintenance plan shall be kept on board the ship and shall be available for inspection whenever required by the Administration.

SCBA Filling Air Compressor

SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus)

Fixed Fire Detection and Alarm System

Fire Damper

Fire Door

Portable Fire Extinguishers

Wheeled Portable Fire Extinguishers

Fire Fighter Outfit

Fire Main, fire Pumps, Hydrants, Hoses and Nozzles

Galley Exhaust Ducts

Portable Foam Applicator

Ventilation System

Aerosol Fire Extinguishing System

Alternate gas fire Extinguishing System

CO2 Fire Extinguishing System

Deep fat Cooking Fire Extinguishing System

Dry Chemical Powder System

Foam Fire Extinguishing System

Water mist, water spray and sprinkler system

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