What are procedure of CO2 release in engine room?

Releasing of CO2 at sea:

We must consider CO2 is only released when fire is out of control but Before releasing we must go through points mentioned below

  • Seal engine room.
  • All ventilation to be closed.
  • Fuels and boiler within engine room to be shut down.
  • Evacuate and seal the engine room. Head count.
  • Check out the amount of CO2 required to be injected as per the planned injection information (found in CO2 room and remote station).
  • Open fire cabinet door causing alarm to activate.
  • Operate fire handle mechanism to fire the pilot bottles, which fires the bank of bottles in the engine room. Ensure hold valves are closed.

Planned injection information:

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