312: Standard for Fire Protection of Vessels During Construction, Conversion, Repair, and Lay-Up

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Help ensure fire safety on and around marine vessels while being built, repaired, converted, or laid up with NFPA 312.

When vessels are out of the water or not in use, it?s critical to follow protocols for protecting them from fire and related hazards. NFPA 312, Standard for Fire Protection of Vessels During Construction, Conversion, Repair, and Lay-Up, provides fire personnel, construction professionals, facility owners and managers, insurance professionals, and AHJs with general requirements for identifying and minimizing dangers and being prepared for emergency response.

The standard applies to each stage of a vessel’s operational life cycle, from cradle through retirement, including changing from one type of service to another.

NFPA 312 covers fire and life safety provisions for:

  • General care and cleanliness
  • Electrical installations
  • Fire protection equipment
  • Use of open-flame or spark-emitting devices
  • Storage of explosive and flammable materials
  • Paint application inspection
  • Guidance for fire watch training, and more

The 2021 edition is updated to account for the latest information and best practices.

The revised NFPA 312 includes a variety of editorial changes as well as significant amendments to requirements for the lay-up of vessels in Chapter 5 of the standard. New requirements and guidance information focus on:

  • Cleaning before lay-up
  • Preparation of stern gland, oil-water separator, fuel, and lubricating oil systems
  • Readiness condition of fire protection systems
  • The availability of emergency towing, pumping, and firefighting assistance for a vessel while it is in lay-up status
  • Updated requirements and recommendations for watch service during the vessel lay-up period

Take confidence you have the most current and complete criteria for helping to protect vessels while they are being worked on or are laid-up.

Place your order for NFPA 312, Standard for Fire Protection of Vessels During Construction, Conversion, Repair, and Lay-Up, 2021 edition.

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