Safety warning after near lethal use of CO2 during engine room fire on trawler

This document makes urgent recommendations to fishing vessel skippers and crews concerning fixed CO2 fire extinguishing systems.

Safety Bulletin 1/2004

Safety-Bulletin-1-2004.pdf (97.32 kb)


Near lethal use of CO2 onboard the twin rig trawler Elegance, 30 miles north-west off the Shetland Islands on 30 January 2004.

Updates to this page

Published 23 January 2015