Taking into account the variety of problems that influence fire threat onboard ships this thesis shows analysis of firefighting in different aspects: range of fire, characteristics of fire in different locations onboard, influence of surrounding area, tasks organization and ships' monitoring. Special attention is brought to ship's company condition and qualification, as well as to its capabilities in preventing and fighting the fire, as it appears obvious that these factors have extremely vital outcome on ship's safety.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.