Lessons learned - Compressor fire incident during flame trap cleaning operations

A diesel driven air compressor was being used by Stork (Stork) for blasting operations offshore. When cleaning out the flame trap there was an ignition of fumes from within the engine enclosure which resulted in a fire around the engine intake air filter. The two Stork personnel immediately raised the alarm and extinguished the fire.

A diesel driven air compressor was being used by Stork (Stork) for blasting operations offshore. When cleaning out the flame trap there was an ignition of fumes from within the engine enclosure which resulted in a fire around the engine intake air filter. The two Stork personnel immediately raised the alarm and extinguished the fire.

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