Technical Webinar: "An Overview of Fixed Fire-Fighting Systems on board Cargo Vessels"
An Overview of Fixed Fire-Fighting Systems on board Cargo Vessels by Choon Seng, Tan Training Manager, Survitec Safety Solutions
Date : 28th May 2020 (Thursday) Time : Webinar will begin at 5:00 pm and ends at 6.30 pm
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Abstract There is no single fire-fighting system that covers everything or ideal for all types of vessels. The choice of system is dependant of cargo, size of machinery space / cargo holds, regulations and ease of getting service / re-supply of fire-fighting medium. Safety in Shipping industry is very regulated, and it is important to understand the types of fixed fire-fighting system characteristics and applicable service / inspection / maintenance requirement as per IMO MSC Circulars. The presentation will entail the type of fixed fire-fighting systems on board various type of cargo vessel covering machinery areas, deck and cargo holds/tanks. Some of the key questions that will be covered include: • What kind of systems will appear on various cargo vessels such as Product Tanker, Chemical Tanker, LPG/LNG Tanker, Container, Bulk Carrier? • Which MSC Circular will require Fire-fighting systems to follow? • How service intervals are to be observe based on various Fire-fighting systems?
About the Speaker Choon Seng is the Training Manager, Asia Pacific and Middle-East & Africa for Survitec Safety Solutions since 2014. He graduated with Bachelor of Business (Management) in 2009 and Diploma in Electrical Engineering in 2002. Choon Seng had an extensive experience in Fixed Fire-fighting systems (service and design) and also Loose Safety Appliances (service / inspection) for more than 24 years. He started being a technician, service/inspection of Fixed Fire-fighting systems and Loose Safety Appliance in 1996 with Unitor Ships Service and had joined Unitor Ships Equipment in 2001 from Project Engineer to Engineering & Documentation Manager, involving in design of Fixed Fire-fighting systems. He was with Semco Maritime as Project Manager handling project based on Offshore Fixed Fire-Fighting Systems and mainly High Pressure Watermist System from 2012-2014.
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