Ammonia Week in Review | February 12, 2021


An exploded ammonia vessel in the Philippines results in 2 fatalities, 90 injured people, and 5,000 citizens evacuated in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Philippine Ammonia Leak from Ice Plant Kills 2, Sickens 90 – More than 90 residents and workers were taken to hospitals after being exposed to ammonia fumes from the TP Marcelo Ice Plant in the capital region. […keep reading here, here, and here]

KR Publishes Technical Report for Ammonia-fueled Ships – Classification society Korean Register (KR) has published a technical report outlining the safety regulations and resulting design implications for ammonia-fueled ships. […keep reading]

Ammonia Leak: Navotas Ice Plant Faces Sanctions – The Department of Labor and Employment is eyeing to impose sanctions on a cold storage facility in Navotas partly owned by Mayor Toby Tiangco’s mother for failing to report the death of two employees due to ammonia leak last week, DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III said yesterday. […keep reading]

Call for Inspections after Fatal Ammonia Leaks – Authorities in the Philippines are being pressed to carry out inspections of ice and cold storage plants following recent fatal ammonia refrigerant leaks. […keep reading]

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