marine services

marine services

Hot Work

If you need to carry out hot work (welding or flame-cutting) on board a ship in the Bluff port or commercial areas you must submit a hot work notification prior to commencing.

Complete a hot work notification online

In addition to your hot work permit application form, as a minimum the following checks must be completed:

· all combustible materials within surrounding areas removed or made safe.

· no flammable liquids, vapours, gases or dusts present.

· no hot work while any bunkering operations are in progress.

· suitable fire extinguishers/hoses provided onsite and fully operational.

· operator knows how to use fire equipment.

· operator knows how and where to raise fire alarm.

· an inspection of the surroundings of the work area(s) is carried out at least one hour after hot work is completed.