Marine fires

We have a highly experienced team of scientists and engineers ready to assist with marine fire and explosion incidents. Fire investigation is one of our core competencies and our investigators are experienced in dealing with a wide variety of incidents, ranging from small accommodation fires to major engine room fires to cargo fires and explosions. We have dealt with a number of high profile investigations with recent large scale incidents including MV Leo Perdana, MV Amsterdam Bridge, MV Cap Norte, MV MOL Prosperity and MV Dimi.

Hawkins prides itself on its energetic, hard-working team and aims to provide the highest levels of service. We endeavour to use the right equipment to complete our investigation, including thermal imaging cameras, industrial grade gas detectors and sampling equipment.

Our team undertake all work in accordance with The Academy of Experts Codes of Practice for Experts and you can be assured that your investigator will have the skills and qualifications to investigate the incident. We have experience of giving evidence in court and arbitrations in many jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, UK and Thailand.

We frequently give lectures and presentations on fire and explosion investigation to P&I Clubs, insurers, lawyers, loss adjusters and ship owners as well as at international conferences.

Finally, as well as undertaking personal professional development training and research, all our team partake in external training courses in order to continuously update our technical and investigation skills.

Hawkins are experts in fire and explosion investigations. All our experts are professionally qualified and we are corporate members of the Academy of Experts.

In the event of fire or explosion please contact us for urgent assistance.

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We endeavour to use the right equipment to complete our investigation, including thermal imaging cameras, industrial grade gas detectors and sampling equipment

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