Enclosed Space Casualty: Refrigeration Machinery

UK P&I Club 8 minutes

In this short course, we will watch a video of an incident and then analyse it to see what went wrong and what could have been done to prevent this incident.

This video will take us through an incident based on the experiences of the UK P&I club. This incident happened on a bulk carrier, during a third-party survey, where the surveyor made a request to test the emergency fire pump which was located in a recessed well, in the steering gear compartment.

Accidents like this can and do happen! Ask yourself… Could this happen on my ship?



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UK P&I Club

The UK P&I Club is a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community. Established in 1869 the UK P&I Club insures over 244 million tonnes of owned and chartered shipping through its international offices and claims network. A rated by Standard & Poor’s with free reserves of $540m, the UK P&I Club is renowned for its specialist skills and expertise which ensure ‘best in class’ underwriting, claims handling and loss prevention services. The UK P&I Club is managed by Thomas Miller, an independent and international insurance, professional and investment services provider.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 8 minutes
  5. Intended for: All maritime professionals
  6. Reference: This incident is based on the experiences of the UK P&I Club.