Marine Fire Safety: Ensuring Security and Compliance at Sea Course

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June 2024

24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
KES 166,000 $2,200
24 Jun - 5 Jul 2024
10 days
I Want To See More Dates...

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Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].

This course provides comprehensive training on fire safety protocols and procedures specifically
tailored for maritime environments. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the unique
challenges posed by fires at sea and learn effective strategies for prevention, detection,
containment, and response. Through a combination of theoretical lectures, practical
demonstrations, case studies, and simulations, participants will acquire the knowledge and skills
necessary to ensure the safety and security of vessels, crew, and cargo in accordance with
international regulations and industry best practices.
10 Days
Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for:

  • Ship Captains and Officers
  • Marine Engineers
  • Safety and Security Officers
  • Crew Members and Seafarers
  • Port Facility Personnel
  • Marine Surveyors
  • Offshore Installation Managers
  • Regulatory Compliance Officers
  • Maritime Training Instructors
  • Maritime Safety and Environmental Managers

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Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of fire behavior and the specific challenges of combating fires in a marine environment.
  • Learn about relevant international regulations and standards governing marine fire safety.
  • Identify common fire hazards on board ships and offshore installations and implement proactive measures to mitigate risks.
  • Gain proficiency in fire prevention techniques, including proper storage and handling of hazardous materials and good housekeeping practices.
  • Familiarize yourself with different types of fire detection and suppression systems used on ships and offshore platforms.
  • Develop effective emergency response plans and procedures for dealing with marine fires, including evacuation protocols and communication strategies.
  • Acquire practical firefighting skills through hands-on training exercises and simulations.
  • Learn how to conduct thorough fire safety inspections and audits to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Understand the importance of crew training, drills, and continuous improvement in maintaining a high level of preparedness for fire emergencies at sea.
  • Gain insights into post-fire assessment and investigation techniques to identify root causes and prevent recurrence

Course Outline
Module 1: Introduction to Marine Fire Safety

  • Regulatory framework for marine fire safety
  • Overview of fire hazards in the maritime industry
  • Importance of fire prevention and preparedness at sea

Module 2: Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

  • Types of fire detection systems
  • Principles of operation and maintenance
  • Integration with onboard communication systems

Module 3: Firefighting Equipment and Techniques

  • Types of firefighting equipment onboard ships
  • Proper use and maintenance of firefighting gear
  • Techniques for effective firefighting in confined spaces

Module 4: Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures

  • Development of emergency response plans
  • Evacuation procedures and muster station management
  • Communication and coordination during fire emergencies

Module 5: International Standards and Guidelines

  • SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention requirements
  • IMO (International Maritime Organization) guidelines for fire safety
  • Classification society rules and regulations

Module 6: Fire Risk Assessment and Management

  • Conducting fire risk assessments onboard vessels
  • Developing ship-specific fire safety plans
  • Training and drills for fire prevention and response

Module 7: Role of Regulatory Authorities and Flag States

  • Responsibilities of flag states and port states
  • Regulatory oversight and enforcement
  • Role of classification societies in ensuring compliance

Module 8: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

  • Analysis of past marine fire incidents
  • Lessons learned and best practices for prevention
  • Case study presentations and group discussions

Module 9: Practical Simulations and Exercises

  • Firefighting drills and simulations
  • Evacuation exercises and emergency response scenarios
  • Debriefing and evaluation of performance

Module 10: Review and Assessment

  • Review of key concepts and topics covered
  • Assessment of participant knowledge and skills
  • Certificates of completion and closing remarks

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