Offshore Fire Protection Services
Gielle is the world’s leading provider of offshore fire protection. We are the largest provider of life-safety solutions for the offshore industry worldwide. Gielle provides electronic security and fire protection solutions in over 70 countries.
Gielle is an authorised halon banking and reception facility for halon recovery and recycling activities (IMO authorised).
Offshore clean agent-fire suppression systems
Retrofit with Gielle’s clean-agent fire suppression systems:
- Utilise existing piping
- One-to-one cylinder / nozzle replacement
- Existing halon systems / existing HFC systems
- Express service
- Worldwide 24hr service
- Full range of international approvals
Offshore fire protection equipment
Gielle manufactures a wide range of fire protection equipment, from entire fire extinguishing systems to manual fire extinguishing devices. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Argon extinguishing systems with nitrogen for wind turbines
- Inergen®, Argonite® and Inert55 gas suppression systems
- Fire detection and extinguishing control panels
- Fixed water-based local application systems for engine rooms
- Foam extinguishing systems for helidecks, tank-decks and engine rooms
- CO2 systems for engine rooms and galley ventilation shafts
- GL 1230 fire extinguishing systems with Novec™ 1230 for small engine rooms and special rooms
- GL 200 fire extinguishing systems with FM-200 (HFC-227ea)
- Fire detection systems
- Cold Fire® wetting agent
- Portable fire extinguishers
Offshore fire detectors and extinguishing systems
Gielle’s solutions can detect a developing fire, arrange for rapid automatic extinguishing and consequently keep damages and interruptions to operations at a minimum.
The systems are distinguished through the presence of the authorised and tested chemical extinguishing agents, Novec™ 1230® and FM200® (HFC-227ea).
Gielle has the experience and technological knowledge to provide you with firefighting solutions designed in accordance with IMO/SOLAS regulations and many classification societies and national authorities.
Our team specialises in meeting your specifications, no matter how specific, to supply precisely the system you need.
Worldwide installation and service for offshore fire protection systems
No matter where your vessel puts into port, from New York to Dubai, we perform whatever service is necessary, including installation, retrofit, recharge, maintenance and emergency repair. We offer these services whether in port, at sea or in the shipyards.
It’s our global commitment to keeping your Gielle systems functioning perfectly and in accordance with applicable offshore fire protection regulations.
Gielle, in accordance with the relevant type approval procedures of the offshore equipment directive (MED), also offers the only engineering service in:
- Capacity calculation
- Operating instructions
- FM-200 and Novec flow calculations
Design, installation, operation and maintenance of offshore fire extinguishing systems
Gielle can provide the services (design and installation, retrofit, recharge, and maintenance) necessary to keep your system functioning properly and in compliance with all applicable offshore fire protection regulations.
And because we hold nearly every international offshore approval, we can perform the work wherever you are, whenever you need us.
Fire system approvals and certifications
Gielle Fire Systems’ products carry an impressive range of type approvals and flag administration approvals.
Offshore enclosure / room integrity testing
The new ISO standard 14520 and NFPA 2001 include a multi-point door fan test as a means of determining the retention period.
Gielle carries out door fan tests in conformance with NFPA 2001 and ISO 14520 for engine rooms, computer rooms, tape storage, battery and UPS rooms, communications rooms, control rooms, and turbine rooms protected by FM-200, Novec 1230, Inergen, Argonite and other clean-agent systems.
Eco-friendly firefighting agent for offshore application
Liquid foam concentrate, non-toxic and biodegradable, Cold Fire® is the only patented concentrated alcohol-resistant microbial firefighting agent on the market today. Once the fire is out or the spill is covered with finished foam, the microbes begin remediating the AFFF, hydrocarbon and alcohol wastes.
Cold Fire is designed for both class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuels. On Class B hydrocarbon fuels, it creates an aqueous film that effectively shuts down the fire. Cold Fire is U/L-162 listed with CE approval granted under the standard EN 1568-3.