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FUEL OIL SPRAY ONTO TURBOCHARGER OF AUX ENIGNE CAUSING A FIRE

Name: Bhuma. VR. Manohar
Student ID: 47042 Rank: Chief Engineer

Summary:
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.

Incident:
Ruptured fuel hose – fuel sprayed on hot T/C surfaces and resulted in fire.

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