Member Alert

Member Alert

Göteborg: 28 July 2017

Monthly Safety Scenario: Incorrect declaration caused charcoal fire

In the afternoon smoke was seen coming from the vent of one of the cargo holds. The Master sounded the general alarm and all crew were mustered and accounted for. It was found that the container that caught fire was loaded with charcoal, and that the shipper had declared that the charcoal was not IMDG dangerous cargo.

The Club is publishing a new Monthly Safety Scenario (MSS) every month, to assist owners in their efforts of complying with the above regulations. Alternative scenarios can be found in SCOL.

August - Misdeclaration caused charcoal fire.pdf

For more Loss Prevention information, please contact:

Joakim Enström
Loss Prevention Officer
Tel: +46 31 638 445
Mobile: +46 763 217 666

Member Alert is published by The Swedish Club as a service to members. While the information is believed correct, the Club cannot assume responsibility for completeness or accuracy.

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