Guidance to mitigate Li battery system fires

The car and passenger ferry Ytterøyningen. (Copyright Philippe Variot, picture courtesy of Marine Traffic).

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), Corvus and class society Lloyd’s Register (LR) have issued circulars to shipowners and operators alerting them to hazards associated with lithium battery systems following a battery room fire on a passenger ferry in Norway in October.

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