THERMOSTAT NOT PROVIDED FOR FUEL OIL PURIFIER HEATER LEADING TO ENGINE ROOM FIRE


Name: Ramireddy Hajarathreddy, Student ID: 29615, Rank: Chief Engineer

Summary:
Engine room Fire put off by using co2 flooding, repaired all burnt cables & panels and then the ship was put into operation.

Corrective Action/ Lessons to be learnt:
Electrical heater for FO purifier provided thermostat cut off prevent ove heat.

Incident:
Engine room fire due to electrical heater for fuel oil purifier, running without purifier & Feed pump running
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