Container Firefighting

30 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

Container Firefighting

30 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

Welcome to an introductory course on container firefighting where you will learn about different container types, what classes of cargo are stored inside them and how to boundary cool in the case of a fire on board.

Upon completion of this course, you should have an understanding of the IMDG Code classifications and the signs that accompany each cargo for easy identification.
You the basics of boundary cooling; the how and why it is used in the event of a fire onboard.

Finally, we shall compare standard dry containers and refrigerated containers, what they are used for and the differences between them.

Topics in this Course

Cargo Handling Deck Operations Emergency Procedures Firefighting Life Saving Appliances Risk Management

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  2. Language: English
  3. Length: 30 minutes
  4. Intended for: All seafarers who wish to learn about the procedure of boundary cooling
  5. Reference: Based on parts of the FSS Code & IMDG Code.
  6. Last Updated: November 27, 2023

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