Our brand new e-learning programme about "Humidity management during the transport of goods in containers" is now live! It's a fun and interactive online learning tool about the prevention of losses due to moisture.
Skuld has warned its Members about the continued dangers of fires starting from the machinery space; specifically, where the cause of the fire is the result of a flammable liquid spraying onto a hot surface.
Major fires on container vessels are among the largest hazards for the global shipping industry and the insurance industry’s fears of a major cargo ship fire were realized on March 7th this year when a fire occurred on board ULCS Maersk Honam, reported Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in its Safety And Shipping Review 2018.
As we once again watch a drifting, abandoned container vessel with flames billowing from the containers on her deck, the question must be asked: is it not time the marine industry finally does something about this?