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  • Fire

    Fire is the result of a combination of three factors; a substance that burns, an ignition source, and a supply...

  • Fire Control Plan

    A plan providing crucial information for rapid and efficient action of the vessel’s crew during a fire.

  • Fire detector

    A device which can detect a fire, and provide a signal to an alarm circuit. Fire detectors can be operated by smoke...

  • Fire divisions

    “A” class divisions – Bulkheads and decks constructed of steel or other equivalent material, suitably stiffened...

  • Fire main

    A sea water supply system for fire hydrants. It consists of sea inlets, suction piping, fire pumps and a distributed...

  • Fire monitor

    Fixed foam/powder/water cannon shooting fire-extinguishing agents on the tank deck, manifold etc.

  • Fire patrol

    An inspection through the vessel carried out by a crewmember on the watch at certain intervals so that an outbreak...

  • Fire pumps

    Usually centrifugal pumps with flat or very shallow head/capacity curves.

  • Fire Safety Systems Code

    The International Code for Fire Safety Systems as adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the IMO by resolution...

  • Fire suit

    Protective clothing of a fireman. The Flamequard Mk2 firesuit consists of jacket, trousers, gloves, helmet with...

  • Fire Test Procedures Code

    The International Code for Application of Fire Test Procedures as adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the...

  • Fire wall

    A wall designed and constructed to remain structurally intact under the effects of fire and insulated so that the...

  • Fire wire

    A wire rigged to the waterline over the off-berth side of a ship to facilite towing away in emergency. Fire wires...

  • Fire-fighting equipment of the general cargo vessel SPAVALDA

    The fire-fighting systems onboard include: A CO2 extinguishing plant for the cargo holds and engine room, a locally...

  • Fire-fighting equipment of the passenger/freight ferry ISLE OF INISHMORE

    The ship is provided with an addressable fire detection system. Apart from a detail display function on the main...

  • Fire-fighting extinguishers

    There are four principal types of portable extinguishers usually found on board a ship. They are soda-acid, foam...

  • First Assistant Engineer

    The licensed member of the engine department in charge of the four to eight watch. He usually works from eight...

  • First Mate, Chief Mate

    The licensed member of the deck department in charge of the four to eight watch. The Chief Mate is directly responsible...

  • First-ashore line

    Usually a fibre line put ashore first to help in hauling the ship into berth.

  • Fischer-Tropsch fuel

    Synthetic fuel derived from coal, natural gas or biomass.

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