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Attention to fire on RoRo and RoPax vessels is generally growing, and emphasis is put onto developing both new rules and regulations as well as new methods to extinguish and reduce the fire risks onboard such vessels. Several fires have occurred in recent years, and development is required.

17:00 - 17:30 RoRo Fire from an operators perspective
by Fredrik Efraimsson, Naval Architect, Stena Teknik
Vessels are getting bigger and design, operation and best prectices are crucial for a safe, effective and profitable operation of such vessels. Stena have many years’ experience with such RoRo operation

17:30 – 17:45 Development of new regulations, Flag states perspective
by Erik Tvedt, Special Adviser, Danish Maritime Authority
In recent years a number of RoRo vessels have experienced fire on RoRo decks. IMO have been focusing on developing new rules and DMA have played an important role

17:45 – 18:15 How to prevent fire on RoRo decks
by John Hemgård, Director, Marine Business, Marioff Corporation Oy
Marioff have been involved in RoRo and RoPax fire extinguishing and have equipment onboard a large number of vessels. Several types of equipment are approved – but what is most efficient

18:15 - 18:45 Refreshments

18:45 - 19:15 Classification and operation of RoRo vessels to reduce fire risk
by Anders Tosseviken Principal Approval Engineer, Fire Safety and Life-Saving, DNV-GL
Class plays an important role when new rules have to be developed,  implemented in designs and certified during operation of RoRo vessels

19:15 - 19:45 Composite structures in solas vessels
by Anders Dragsted, Brandrådgivning, The Danish Institute of Fire and Security Technology (DBI) and Vasileios Karatzas, postdoc, DTU Mechanical Engineering
New materials are challenged by the requirements of SOLAS for structural integrity. Compass project aims at developing a composite superstructure to RoPax vessels

19:45 - 20:00 Best of today and lessons learned 

Hand-out from DNV GL


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