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Maritime fire safety technologies of the future

  • DBI - Dansk Brand- og sikringsteknisk Institut Jernholmen 12 Hvidovre Denmark (map)

Get updated on the latest findings and technologies within the field of fire safety technology. Learn how it can prevent fire and increase safety onboard ships.

  • Which new technologies can increase fire safety onboard ships in the future?

  • What kind of fire strategies are needed for autonomous ships?

  • Will improved risk assessments change future ship designs?

The Institute of Future studies will kick-start the event with a presentation about new technologies for personal safety and fire safety for future vessels. Experts will reveal the details about advanced technologies and fire strategies and tell about their hands-on experience with new fire safety tools and methods.

You will be introduced to new holistic fire strategies emphasizing human factors. To conclude, you’ll get hands-on demonstrations from DBI’s lab.


  • Welcome by MDC and DBI

  • “New technologies for personal safety and fire safety onboard vessels - a look into the maritime future”
    Klaus Æ. Mogensen, Senior Futurist, Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies

  • Case: Umoe Ventus - New holistic fire strategies for HSC composite vessels
    Kristoffer Jensen, Architect, OSK-ShipTech A/S
    Thomas Hulin, Project Manager, DBI

  • Case: Molslinjen - Improving fire safety for future autonomous ships
    Hans-Henrik Simonsen, Fleet Manager, Molslinjen
    Frey Gerner Callesen, Research Consultant, DBI
    Aqqalu Ruge, Research Consultant, DBI

  • Presentation: Advanced tools for on board fire protection 
    Lars Gerner Lund, Co-Founder, DASPOS A/S
    Klaus B. Dyhr, Produktchef, LAP-Sikkerhed

  • Lab Tour: Demonstration of fire prediction tools
    Intro by Carsten Møller, Business Developer Maritime, DBI

MDC has arranged this event in collaboration with IDA Maritim, IDA Brandteknik og Skibsteknisk selskab.