About TT Club
TT Club is the leading provider of insurance and related risk management services to the international transport and logistics industry. From the world’s largest logistics companies to individual transport operators – we provide quality tailor-made cover for our members.TT Club has unparalleled experience in transport and logistics insurance and at any one time handles over 10,000 open claims files – covering everything from bodily injuries, contractual disputes and mis-declared cargo to forklift truck collisions and sinking ships.
With nearly 50 years of service, TT Club’s wealth of experience brings you:
- Expertise in tailoring the right cover for you
- Experience in helping you to avoid unnecessary risks
- A single source of knowledge, readily available
- Confident judgements on whether a claim is worth pursuing in court or not
- Support from specialist surveyors, lawyers and other experts
An integrated service, unlike general insurers, we are transport specialists. Our network of local partners – spanning 200 countries – share our integrated IT systems. Our extensive geographic reach ensures we can always get the right person on site quickly – a local expert who not only speaks the language and appreciates the culture, but also understands all the applicable laws and regulations.
How to deal with a major container fire or explosion at sea
Sources suggest that container fires may occur on a weekly basis and statistics indicate there is a major container cargo fire at sea roughly every 60 days. Tackling fires and subsequent investigations are complex activities.
There have been several well publicised ship-board explosion and fire incidents involving laden containers over the past few years. As the size of container ships increases, so does the potential risk and consequence of a large explosion or fire incident. Despite certain regulatory and technical advances, there is little doubt that the capability to respond to a cargo-related fire at sea has not progressed in proportion to ship capacities and the variety of commodities being carried.
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