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.
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