Marine fires can be catastrophic. They often escalate quickly, causing costly damage to equipment, facilities, and even the environment. Still worse, when they happen in remote areas
and assistance isn’t timely they may result in serious injuries or loss of life.
Most vessel and offshore fires start in engine or machinery spaces, electrical controls, or paint and chemical stores. Such locations are typically small compartments with many
obstructions making firefighting difficult.
That’s why more owners and operators protect marine assets with advanced fire suppression systems. Today, expert naval architects specify fire protection that is effective but also meets requirements for space and weight, quality and cost, and low maintenance.
These qualities are all found in Stat-X® fire suppression systems. It’s why Stat-X is the best solution for the demanding marine environment.
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