BBC News

Smoke alarms fail in a third of house fires.

Local Gov

London council sues contractors for £130m over ‘fire safety failings’.

Hellenic Shipping News

New safety guidance for stowage of dangerous goods on containerships.

Wall Street Journal

Marine underwriters say about half of all ship fires aren’t reported and investigations are infrequent.

Seatrade Maritime News

Misdeclared container cargoes are a growing concern for insurers.

The Loadstar

The Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) publishes first guidelines to help reduce containership fire risk.

BBC News

One of the main chimneys in Eastbourne’s Grade II listed Claremont Hotel, which was ravaged by fire, has collapsed along with structures in the centre of the … Read full article

Lloyd’s List

Are competition fears delaying moves to prevent cargo misdeclarations?