Technical Articles

May 16 2022

Hazards Associated With Carriage Of Mineral Cargoes, Including Sodium Metabisulfite

Three of our marine investigators, David Robbins, Darren Holling and Jim Mercurio, have prepared a technical article 

Feb 23 2022

Stronger February 2022 - Surface Water Drainage System Failures

Joseph Moores' article "Surface Water Drainage System Failures" was originally published in the February edition of Stronger, the ALARM journal.  

Jan 21 2022

Assessing Operation of Fire Pumps and Sprinkler Systems

The primary focus of any fire investigation is to establish where and how the fire started but, in the larger scale incidents we deal with, consideration is also given to how the

Nov 16 2021

Product Recalls and Safety Notices Briefing - November 2021

Please see the latest version of our Product Recall and Safety Notice Briefing - November 2021.

Nov 03 2021

Britannia Loss Prevention Insight - Electric Vehicle Fires

Darren Holling, a Partner at our Singapore office, has recently published an article with Britannia P&I titled Electric Vehicle Fires, an Overview for the Maritime Sector.

Aug 11 2021

Master's Guide to Fire Safety on Ferries

Frank Anderson, a partner at our Kenilworth office, assisted Standard Club with the revised version of the Master's Guide to Fire Safety on Ferries 2021.  This latest edition was published recently and can be downloaded from the

Jul 19 2021

Stronger July 2021 – Expert Profile

Louise Russell's Expert Profile was originally published in the July issue of stronger, the ALARM journal. ALARM is a not-for-profit membership association that has supported risk management professionals for 30 years. They provide members with outstanding support including training, guidance and best

May 04 2021

Stronger April 2021 - Electric Shock Claims

Mark Cousins' article 'Electric Shock Claims' was published in the April 2021 edition of stronger, ALARM’s member journal.  ALARM is a not-for-profit membership association that has supported risk management professionals for 30 years.

Feb 25 2021

Stronger February 2021 - Investigating White Goods Fires

Ian Wallis-Guy's article "Investigating White Goods Fires" was published in the February 2021 edition of stronger, ALARM’s member journal. ALARM is a membership organisation run by members, for members, supporting risk

Nov 04 2020

Stronger October 2020 - Photovoltaic Solar System Fires

Mark Cousins' article ‘Photovoltaic solar system fires’ was published in the October 2020 edition of stronger, ALARM’s member journal. ALARM is a membership organisation run by members, for members, supporting risk professionals that support our 

Apr 02 2020

Product Recall and Safety Notice Briefing - April 2020

Burgoynes investigators have become aware of the following Product Recalls and Safety Notices that have been issued recently, which relate only to certain models and batches of products.

May 20 2019

Microbiological Contamination - What on earth could the problem be?

Microbes (bacteria, fungi, yeasts and other microscopic organisms) are ubiquitous in the environment,

Feb 26 2019

MSC FLAMINIA – A brief account of an investigation

More than six years after a catastrophic and fatal explosion on the MSC FLAMINIA container ship, the principal court cases on cause and liability

Jan 31 2019

An Overview of the Causes of Fracture of Architectural and Structural Sheet Glass

Glass has been used since Roman times for windows and since medieval times for decorative purposes.  Initially glass panes were small and irregular in thickness.  During the industrial revolution the

Apr 05 2018

A Master's Guide to Fire Safety on Ferries

Burgoynes' partner, Frank Anderson, has worked with Standard Club and Lloyds Register  to publish A Master's Guide to Fire Safety on Ferries. Read this article to find out more.