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FlowSafe Provides Shippers CO2 Solution with Minimal Costs

FlowSafe Provides Shippers CO2 Solution with Minimal Costs

Flow Water’s team of marine engineers has created an innovative and cost effective solution designed specifically for shippers. FlowSafe, an eco-friendly, offset CO2 neutral ballast water management system provides a compliant and compact solution for hard-to-fit tankers or pump rooms, at almost no operational costs.

“We are launching an innovative ballast water treatment solution specifically for the shipping industry, especially for difficult to fit vessels, after extensive consultation with global ship owners and operators,” said Mark Hadfield, Chief Executive Officer, Flow Water. “Using innovative technology, we have developed a safe and compliant system that is offset CO2 neutral, simple to use, and which offers close to no operational costs.”

Additionally, the Flow Water Academy, which serves as the company’s very own training facility that opened this month, will provide students opportunities to learn about the water ballasting process with each FlowSafe purchase.

“The Academy will train Cyprus Maritime Academy Students, technicians, and clients who purchase FlowSafe,“ said Hadfield.

“It will become the first Academy in the world to offer International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certifications in water ballasting technology testing. Crew and owners will be able to work hands on with live ballast water using US Coast Guard (USCG) approved test equipment.”

Source: FlowSafe

Flow Water Creates At-Sea Solution for Bulkers

Ballast Water Management System, FlowSafe, now has the capability for at-sea installation, eliminating the need for new pipework. Flow Water Technologies took on a challenge presented by a customer, re-visited FlowSafe’s fitting functionality and created a carbon offset neutral solution for bulkers with Gravity discharge pumps.

“A ship management company put across the problem of Gravity discharge valves on bulkers and asked us how we would overcome the issue without having to introduce new pipework to the vessel,” said Mark Hadfield, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Flow Water Technologies Ltd. “FlowSafe can be installed initially on the main ballast line just like any other system, but being an active substance, the TRO needs to be measured before discharge.”

“The design of the FlowSafe BWMS allows for the TRO to be measured from in-tank and, if needed, the neutralisation of the active substance can be sent to each tank individually without altering the existing pipework. This way the gravity de-ballasting can be used as normal.”

“We are confident that this is another design from Flow Water that will favour the shipowners’ pocket for installation costs.”


Source: Flow Water Technologies