Fire fighting system for Mercy Ships’ hospital vessel
Published 2 October 2015
Mercy Ships’ new hospital ship to double the capacity to deliver free healthcare.
The 37,000 GRT hospital ship will be constructed by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) in its Tianjin Xingang Shipyard with project management by Stena RoRo of Gothenburg, Sweden and construction design by Deltamarine of Turku, Finland.
The hospital covers most of decks 3 and 4 – app. 7,000 m2 containing:
6 operating rooms,
An intensive care unit,
With 109 acute care and 45 self-care beds, the hospital will have an onboard capacity of 154 patient beds.
The hospital ship is going to be protected by state of the art Danfoss Semco A/S high-pressure water mist system. Our fire fighting system protects hospital, accommodation and machinery space.