During February 2017, M/T “Lake Sturgeon” had her 5-year scheduled dry dock in the Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Co. (ASRY) in the kingdom of Bahrain.
Prime Tanker Management Inc. has decided to install the “Becker Mewis Duct”, an energy saving device that its positive results have been already proved after installations on other company’s vessels.
Furthermore, advanced painting scheme by Chugoku Paints, applied in vessel’s hull. Seaflo Neo CF Premium applied in vertical sides, that is a unique zinc polymer antifouling product based on Selectope’s pharmacological action. Selectope®, developed by I-TECH AB, repels barnacle settlement on ships’ hulls by temporarily stimulating the barnacle’s larvae’s swimming behavior. Sea Grandprix 880 HS, applied on the bootop & flat bottom, is a hydrolyzing self-polishing antifouling paint with highly advanced biocide release rate controller.
Prime Tanker Management Inc. insists on seeking and exploring innovative solutions in order to improve, continuously, its vessels’ energy efficiency and environmental performance. Seaflo Neo CF Premium application is among the very first ones, worldwide.