FUEL OIL SPRAY ONTO TURBOCHARGER OF AUX ENIGNE CAUSING A FIRE
Name: Bhuma. VR. Manohar
Student ID: 47042 Rank: Chief Engineer
Auxiliary Engine Fire – Fuel Hose Failure
Incident happened in a offshore supply vessel. Fuel hose attached to engine driven pump failed and fuel sprayed on hot surfaces of turbo charger.
Correction Action/ Lessons to be Learnt:
Hoses on engine to be replaced with original spare every 2.5yrs.
Ruptured fuel hose – fuel sprayed on hot T/C surfaces and resulted in fire.