THERMOSTAT NOT PROVIDED FOR FUEL OIL PURIFIER HEATER LEADING TO ENGINE ROOM FIRE
Name: Ramireddy Hajarathreddy, Student ID: 29615, Rank: Chief Engineer
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.
Engine room fire due to electrical heater for fuel oil purifier, running without purifier & Feed pump running