Design Fire Scenario

Design fire scenario means a set of conditions that defines the fire development and the spread of fire within and through ship space(s) and describes factors such as ventilation conditions, ignition sources, arrangement and quantity of combustible materials and fire load accounting for the effects of fire detection, fire protection, fire control and suppression and fire mitigation measures.

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1002, Guidelines on alternative design and arrangements for fire safety, 26 June 2001, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance


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