LASH FIRE is an international research project aiming to significantly reduce the risk of fires on board ro-ro ships. The project is running from September 2019 toAugust 2023. 

LASH FIRE Facts & Myths 

As new energy carriers make their way into the market, some misconceptions will naturally also make their way to the public. The objective of this report is to respond to some of the most common misconceptions and myths regarding battery electric vehicle fires, while highlighting the latest research and available data.

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Short introduction to the LASH FIRE project

For a quick overview of the project and its objective, watch our short introduction animation here. (2 minutes)

“It’s kind of a future thing”

For the development of a centralized fire resource management center (FRMC), our researchers from Sasemar, NSR, NTNU and RISE have accompanied fire drills on Stena ferries to study crew procedures and actions on board. Learn more about the development of the FRMC in our new video.

Work Packages

Learn more about the purpose of LASH FIRE, including project goals.


Find out the latest news and dissemination activities from the project.

Meet the partners

LASH FIRE consists of 27 research and industry partners from 13 EU member states.