Fire Fighting Equipment Inspection
According to Chapter II-2, Regulation 10, SOLAS, on board must be equipped with fire-fighting equipment, fire fighting system and throat Pipeline Fire (Fire mains and hydrants) with specific requirements. Thus, maintenance and inspection is also extremely important.
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Besides the provisions of SOLAS, the leading specialists also give advice: Need to maintain regular fire system for timely detection of the problem for repair plan, instead. Fire system maintenance regularly not only helps to ensure the devices are effective but also extend the life, minimize damage to people about the in any case.
Company & Engineering Services Ltd Blue Sea (Gotco) provide inspection services, maintenance and certification of fire equipment on board. We are certified by ISO 9001, Japanese registry, registry France, registry Vietnam. Gotco full processes and equipment for maintenance, solid team of professional technicians, experienced has been trained and certified by each manufacturer.
Categories check maintenance of firefighting equipment at Gotco include:
- Check annually portable fire extinguisher and trolley.
- Design and installation of fire systems.
- Analysis of fire-fighting foam samples.
- Check the fixed fire extinguishing system CO2, N2, Halon, FM200, Novec, dry powder, foam, misting with water, Fire Alarm, Alarm Gas ...
The most important thing is not to onboard fires. If the unfortunate happens, they must know the fire extinguishing efficiency. For this, need good management and maintenance of fire systems aboard.
Service maintenance of lifeboats in GOTCO meet IMO regulations 761 (18) and is authorized by 07 leading manufacturers. GOTCO full processes and equipment to maintain the same strong technical team of professional, experienced.
Service maintenance of life rafts in GOTCO comply with the provisions of IMO 761 (18) and is authorized by 14 leading manufacturers with the complete process and equipment for maintenance. Strong team of professional technicians, experienced has been trained and certified by each manufacturer.
We carry out work related to load testing as follows:
- Load test for cranes / pipes
- Load test for davits of lifeboat and liferaft
Currently, the water bag load test is favored by the test method is simple and safe to download instead crane load test with traditional solids.
Life rafts float equipped on most storage media waterway to serve the emergency. To make good use of this life-saving equipment, in addition to inspection and routine maintenance also need to grasp the basic knowledge of it.
The lifeboats, rescue boats and launching appliances servicing included: - First time inspection (after new
Lifeboats are one of the most important life-saving equipment that are attached to a ship and they can help to save lives of passengers on board a ship in times of emergencies. They can also be kept on shore to rescue people who are in trouble at sea.
Life rafts are provided as a life-saving appliance on every seagoing merchant or passenger ship, in addition to the lifeboats. Life rafts are much easier to launch as compared to lifeboats and in case of emergency situations, evacuation from the ship can be done without manually launching any of them as the life rafts are designed with an auto-inflatable system.
SOLAS chapter III gives all the details for types and the number of life rafts to be carried as per the size and type of the ship.