Smoke alarms fail in a third of house fires.
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 Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS) publishes first guidelines to help reduce containership fire risk.
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
Are competition fears delaying moves to prevent cargo misdeclarations?