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LNG Fire Safety

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) sets the requirements for firefighting equipment aboard LNG ships. The IMO requires

  • Fixed dry chemical powder is fitted for firefighting in the exposed cargo area with at least two hoses or monitors capable of reaching the manifold area.
  • Monitors have a discharge rate of not less than 10 Kg/sec and a range of 10 to 40 meters depending on capacity
  • Hoses have a discharge rate of at least 3Kg/sec with the rate designed so one man can operate
  • Consists of two independent systems with remote control monitor to cover manifold area and sufficient powder storage for a minimum discharge time of 45 sec.

For more information on how Burner Fire Control can assist your team in determining the most effective fire protection arrangement for your LNG facility, please contact us via our Contact page or call 1-800-864-4073.