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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Ship Smoking

Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 15344

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Maritime News

Metal Shark to Build New Miami-Dade Fire Boats

Louisiana-based aluminum boatbuilder Metal Shark says it been selected to build the next generation of fire boats for South Florida’s Miami-Dade Fire

April 16, 2019
Total Views: 72

Thursday, September 3, 2015
LGN Tanks
Press Releases

Gas Technology Institute To Deliver LNG Bunkering Safety Training

Last week Gas Technology Institute (GTI) joined with Marine Firefighting Inc. to train more than 150 stakeholders and first responders about liquefied natural

September 3, 2015
Total Views: 18

Sunday, November 3, 2013
Fire Extinguished Onboard MV Fernanda Near Iceland [UPDATE]
Fire Incidents

Fire Extinguished Onboard MV Fernanda Near Iceland [UPDATE]

Icelandic Coast Guard crews continued fighting a fire onboard the MV Fernanda Friday evening into Saturday while west of Faxafloi, a bay located on the

November 3, 2013
Total Views: 70

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Cargo Ship Catches Fire Near Iceland [PHOTOS]
Fire Incidents

Cargo Ship Catches Fire Near Iceland [PHOTOS]

Coast Guard crews in Iceland have rescued 11 crewmembers from a ship which caught fire in heavy weather just south of the North Atlantic

October 30, 2013
Total Views: 82

Monday, September 30, 2013
Fire Reported on CMA CGM Containership Off Table Bay, South Africa
Fire Incidents

Fire Reported on CMA CGM Containership Off Table Bay, South Africa

Crews in South Africa responded over weekend to a fire that broke out in the cargo hold of a fully-laden containership which was at anchor just off the Port of

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 34

Saturday, June 29, 2013
Yes, Bananas Are Dangerous

Yes, Bananas Are Dangerous

Years ago if you wanted to import bananas you had two choices. You could pick the bananas when they were still green and un-ripened so they would arrive a

June 29, 2013
Total Views: 1695

Monday, March 4, 2013
LNG Fire Safety – Ships and Terminals

LNG Fire Safety – Ships and Terminals

By Tom Guldner, President of Marine Firefighting Inc. What measures are in-place to protect them and prevent emergencies aboard LNG ships and at LNG

March 4, 2013
Total Views: 1568

Monday, February 11, 2013

Is Your Ship Ready for a Fire?

By Tom Guldner Marine companies today recognize their obligation to train their crews in everything that will be needed to do their job. New technologies in

February 11, 2013
Total Views: 23

Thursday, May 24, 2012
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13 Hours Later, Firefighters Extinguish Blaze on Board US Navy Fast Attack Submarine

USS Miami, an American Los Angeles-class “improved” fast attack submarine was undergoing a routine maintenance shipyard availability at Portsmouth

May 24, 2012
Total Views: 38

Friday, March 9, 2012
Fighting Shipboard Fires with Artificial Intelligence? U.S. Navy Tests the Possibilities

Fighting Shipboard Fires with Artificial Intelligence? U.S. Navy Tests the Possibilities

Shipboard fires present crews with unique challenges that are often limited to the capabilities of the human body.  With that in mind, scientists at the

March 9, 2012
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Navy Helicopter Crash Drill

Escalating Disasters – Protect Your Rescue Team At All Cost

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] was recently aboard a rig that, in addition to firefighters manning foam fire monitors, had the Fast Rescue Craft (FRC) manned during

February 8, 2012
Total Views: 25

Monday, February 6, 2012
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Lloyd’s Register – How to Pass the Survivability Test

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]tricter rules and standards in design and materials will help companies and shipyards fit sturdier fire and lifesaving equipment says

February 6, 2012
Total Views: 35

Monday, May 16, 2011
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Fire Gear Locker – Laser Temperature Guns

gCaptain has long been a proponent of Thermal Imagers for firefighting use and we just received a Flir First Mate thermal imaging camera for maritime SAR and

May 16, 2011
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest

April 5, 2011
Total Views: 2638

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Marine Firefighting

Resolve Marine and T&T BISSO form a coalition for US marine firefighting

Resolve Marine Group and T&T BISSO announced their coalition for Marine Firefighting services in U.S. waters.  This agreement combines both

February 1, 2011
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Fire Incidents

A Search For The Ultimate Portable UHF Radio – It’s Time To Replace The HT750

Photo By OneEighteen If you work on ships it’s likely you are familiar with the Motorola HT750 Portable Two-Way UHF Radio. It’s well built, simple

October 19, 2010
Total Views: 92

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

All I hear Is Drilling, Drilling, Drilling

In today’s examination of Harry Thierens, BP’s vice president for drilling and completion, Deepwater Investigation board chairman Captain Hung

August 25, 2010
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Halligan Bar – Tools For Your Vessel

Tools For Your Vessel As Professional Mariners we know the importance of fire safety on board our vessels. Having the right tool for the job when the sh*t hits

July 27, 2010
Total Views: 264

Fire Incidents

Deepwater Horizon – Are Emergency Support Vessels Needed?

In October 2009 the Transocean rig Marianas began drilling a well named Macondo, but she suffered damage in a hurricane and was replaced by the Deepwater

July 27, 2010
Total Views: 282


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