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Get to grips with cargo fires

[ October 8, 2021   //   ]

The Nautical Institute is to hold a one-day (in person) conference on the problem of cargo fires on 4 November.

Cargo fires such as the one that recently occurred on the X-Press Pearl are a perennial problem for shipping companies. They result in major damage to ships, cargo, containers and unacceptable fatalities amongst mariners. Mis-declaration remains a major challenge, but even where cargo is stowed in accordance with the IMDG Code, fires can occur.

Industry experts from P&I, salvage and consultancy companies will be discussing what can be done.

It takes place on board the HQS Wellington vessel on Victoria Embankment, WC2R 2PN

Prices range from £125 to £300.

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