How It Works
- Tansu Yachts
- Alloy Yachts
- Fincantieri Yachts
- Heesen Yachts
- Custom Line
- Navi Group
- San Lorenzo
- Feadship Yachtly
The regulations for flame retardancy on superyachts are sometimes difficult to follow. Why not contact us and we can discuss what you are legally required to do to keep your guests, crew and vessel safe?
Superyacht designers pride themselves on sourcing the most unique fabrics and textiles available. These items can be very delicate and often a challenge to treat. Don’t worry as Flame Screen has many years of experience in this field and our licensed applicators will take the utmost care of your superyacht.
We understand that sometimes you will be working to very tight deadlines so we will do our utmost to ensure that your paperwork arrives swiftly. If you are at all worried, then do contact us and we can provide a solution.
The treatment will be certified for 18 months. However, the MCA recommend treatment is applied annually as general wet cleaning of the treated textiles will affect the flame retardant product applied. Take a look at this article which explains in more detail what you need to consider when deciding on how often to re-apply the treatment.
This is a very valid question, it is best to check with your insurer and your flag, they will advise. However fire does not discriminate between private or commercially run yachts. We treat many private yachts who wish to meet the standards of a fully commercial yacht and of course have that extra peace of mind. Read this article to discover why private superyachts are opting for flame retardancy.
We treat and certify many yachts fitted with such systems, they tend to be busy charter yachts and see the value of prevention. Remember if a system arms it is because you have and are fighting a fire, our treatment provides an extra layer of protection which helps prevent that fire from starting.
It also means that if there is something which flames briefly it will extinguish without setting off the system and thus eliminates the cost of re-setting it and clearing up the mess it can create. In addition, there is no loss in time, essential if you have back to back charters.
Good question! One that is being asked more and more. There are some who believe that the duration of 24 months is set by the MCA but this is NOT TRUE. MGN 580 (M) states that it is the Service Provider who decides on duration. The MCA, and therefore all of the REG Flags recommend treatment every 12 months. Take a look at this article we wrote, explaining the pros and cons of MGN 580 (M) Declaration of Conformity duration so you can make an informed decision.