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Working With Flame Screen is Very Easy

Here's a simple guide to how it works

1. Contact us

We will discuss your requirements in detail and answer any queries you may have. We establish whether we foresee any problems with the textiles to be treated.

2. We send you a quotation

We will send a quotation setting out what will be treated and the costs involved. Then we will call you to go over the information and discuss any queries you have.

3. You agree to proceed

If you would like to proceed then we will arrange a mutually convenient time to apply the treatment, which fits in with your cruising, re-fit or cleaning schedule.

4. We apply the treatment

Once the work is completed, we will provide you with certification detailing exactly what has been treated and where and when the treatment has taken place.

5. We make sure you are satisfied

We will keep in touch and make sure that you are satisfied with our service.

6. We Remind You About Your Renewal

We will contact you prior to your renewal date to discuss your requirements as the MCA expects certificates to run consecutively.

Who Have We Worked With?

That's a very good question! We always respect the privacy and anonymity of our clients. However, what we can say is that they are a discerning group of highly successful individuals with global acclaim. It goes without saying that our clients demand extremely high levels of quality and service from everyone they deal with. The superyachts we have treated range between 23 and 70 mts. We have worked on everything from brand new designs straight out of the build yard to the more classic older models of the 50's and 60's and everything in between. We have even treated several classic sailing yachts from the turn of the 20th century, 1902 being the oldest. We are proud to have treated vessels built or re-fitted by the following companies:-

  • Tansu Yachts
  • Benetti
  • Sunseeker
  • Alloy Yachts
  • Amels
  • Baglietto
  • Azimutt
  • Fincantieri Yachts
  • Ferretti
  • Heesen Yachts
  • Custom Line
  • Lürssen
  • Perini
  • Navi Group
  • San Lorenzo
  • RMK
  • Feadship Yachtly
  • Timmerman

Frequently Asked Questions

We've compiled a list of answers to common questions.

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.

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