Ship engine room safety is largely governed by SOLAS. In 2003 an amendment was raised to avoid fires (the result of oil on hot surfaces) stating “oil lines shall be screened or otherwise protected against spray”. Further, oil mist formation is considered particularly dangerous and many injuries have occurred through high pressure steam leaks.
A number of high profile cruise lines have been directly affected by oil spray from leaking pipe joints. Resulting fires and power loss creates widespread detestation.
We regularly supply spray guards for Flanges, Filter hoods, Fuel hoses and pumps. In addition we also offer surveying & installation services and regular ‘health check’ contracts.
Typical applications in the Marine industry include;