Port of Vancouver USACleveland Cascades LtdTelestackThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology TBA GroupVigan
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • Port of Vancouver USA
  • Vigan
  • Port of Stockton
  • Bühler GmbH

Flowsafe’s crew health solution

(Posted on 02/02/20)

Flow Water Technologies has reported a marked increase in interest in its FlowSafe DCD 2000 Disinfectant Unit following recent comments by the International Transport Worker’s Federation (ITF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) regarding the need for vigilance and maintenance of good hygiene practices.

“While we've begun to receive enquiries from port and terminal handlers, it is also interesting to see how much shipowners are caring about their crews and the interest on-board vessels is high,” said Mark Hadfield, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Flow Water Technologies Ltd.

Shipowners, given previous experience with outbreaks such as SARS and Ebola, are already aware that a single crew member that is exposed to such a virus can lead to quarantine for an entire crew and vessel.

“It is a safe unit that is in line with Flow Water’s policy of removing plastics on-board vessels and puts the wellbeing of the crew first while also creating significant savings for shipowners,” said Hadfield.

Launched last year, Flow Water DCD 2000 produces a safe-to-use sodium hydrochlorus solution that can be installed within a matter of hours on-board vessels ranging from private yachts, tankers, container ships to cruise liners.

“FlowSafe DCD 2000 ensures endless amounts of cleaning and disinfection control to clean and sanitise all the drinking water units along with endless amounts of liquid to clean the whole crew quarters of the vessel including the galley,” said Hadfield.

The FlowSafe DCD 2000 also produces drinking water by way of a commercial level pre-filtration in front of specially selected ultra-filtration.

FlowSafe DCD 2000 has already been awarded all the correct approval certificates.

Latest News

Chevron keeps ships sailing amid VLSFO challenges

(Posted on 19/01/21)

Chevron Marine Lubricants has helped ship owner customers identify and manage a distinctive engine condition... Read more


Coles to leave Wallem

(Posted on 19/01/21)

The board of Wallem Group have announced that Chief Executive Frank Coles has resigned and will be leaving... Read more


Seanergy announces $179m restructuring

(Posted on 14/01/21)

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. has announced that it has reached final agreements with certain of... Read more


IOMSR seafarer welfare app goes live

(Posted on 14/01/21)

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has formally launched the first ever seafarer welfare app designed by... Read more


DNV GL to change name to DNV

(Posted on 13/01/21)

DNV GL, the assurance and risk management company, will change its name to DNV on 1 March 2021. The... Read more


Yxney Maritime and Inmarsat agreement

(Posted on 10/01/21)

Norwegian-based scale-up Yxney Maritime and Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications... Read more


ClassNK advises early BWMS installation

(Posted on 10/01/21)

Leading Classification Society ClassNK has been analyzing the retrofitting status of ballast water management... Read more


Cybersecurity to remain a threat in 2021

(Posted on 05/01/21)

The maritime industry will remain a target of cyber-criminals in 2021 and the world’s shipping... Read more


IOMSR appoints China representative

(Posted on 05/01/21)

The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) has appointed its first permanent representative in China.Well... Read more


First shipment at Khalifa Port’s South Quay

(Posted on 28/12/20)

The first shipment, carrying bauxite, destined for Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)’s Al Taweelah... Read more


Bühler GmbHSailors SocietyCimbriaPort of South LouisianaPort of StocktonTOC Events
  • Cimbria
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • Sailors Society
  • TBA Group

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping