Category: Case Study

explosion caused by fumigation case study
Explosion Caused By Fumigation – Case Study

The hatch covers had shifted somewhat, and blue-grey smoke could be seen pouring from beneath the edges, according to the crew. A third explosion occurred about an hour later in a second hold, and a fourth occurred a few minutes afterward. Shortly later, explosions erupted in the other holds.

misdeclared container caused fire
Misdeclared container caused fire – Case study

In its recently issued Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish P&I Club focuses on a case where a containership suffered fire due to misdeclared cargo. Read the case study to find out the cause of the incident and the lessons for the maritime industry.