ICHCA Radar: Fire! A guide to the causes and prevention of cargo fires – published by the Swedish Club
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In this ICHCA Radar we spotlight a report published by the Swedish Club which addresses vessel fire statistics, self-heating principles and other causes of fires and explosions. The guide considers specific self-heating cargos and controls including material and case studies on: bulk coal, bulk direct reduced iron, charcoal, metal powder and turnings, seed cake, reactive solids, biomass, fertilisers, batteries and reactive liquids
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