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Eddystone and Red Eagle report published

Two incidents of unintentional release of carbon dioxide from fixed fire-extinguishing systems on roll on, roll off vessels while at sea.

Red Eagle and Eddystone composite image

MAIB’s report of the unintentional release of carbon dioxide (CO2) from fixed fire-extinguishing system on board the roll on, roll off (ro-ro) cargo vessel Eddystone in June 2016 and a similar incident on board the ro-ro passenger ferry Red Eagle in July 2017, is now published.

The report contains details of what happened, the subsequent actions taken and recommendation made: read more.

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Published 12 September 2018