Fire safety is a principal concern for naval engineers. On-board fires often escalate quickly, causing massive damage to equipment, facilities and the environment. More importantly, they typically occur in remote areas where assistance is limited and serious injuries or loss of life unfortunately result. Fire protection at sea is especially demanding, with many requirements in place to ensure maritime operations are protected from fire.
Vessel and offshore fires usually start in engine rooms, machinery, electrical controls and storage rooms. Many fire locations are typically in out-of-sight compartments that are often difficult to access making emergency firefighting a challenging task. Ship owners and operators are keen to protect marine assets the best-on-offer fire suppression systems. Advanced Automated Systems has proven to meet and surpass their expectations.
Naval architects choose Advanced Automated Systems’ solutions as an effective means of fire suppression that meets IMO standards as well as requirements for space and weight which can reduce fuel loads. Advanced Automated Systems’ solutions protect at low maintenance cost a wide variety of vessels ranging from navy flotillas, cruise ships, ro-ro, cargo ships and small boats through to some of the world’s most luxurious yachts. With strict compliance to marine codes of practice and standards, Advanced Automated Systems’ solutions are easily installed on new or retrofit applications in a comfortably short time.
Industry solutions are provided by the following brands:
- Dafo Forrex
- Dafo Vulcan
- K5 Safety Patch