IUMI proposes stronger fire safety regulations to IMO

Hyundai Fortune containership fire Credit: Wikimedia/Ministerie van Defensie

The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has submitted its promised paper to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), calling for changes to current safety regulations to enhance rules governing containership fires. IUMI said mandatory measures are needed to address the rising risk of fires on large containerships. Current regulations under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea…

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