Prime Marine Corporation

Prime’s LR1 Tanker Flagship Violet Participated in the First Ever Test Ship to Ship (STS) Operation at the Port of Itaqui in Brazil.

On the 12th of July of 2023, our LR1 Tanker, Flagship Violet, participated in the first-ever pilot Ship to Ship (STS) – Double Banking Operations for cargo transfer at the Port of Itaqui in Brazil.

Kindly find below the video cast from Brazil TV with the STS operation and interviews from the Local Governor of Maranhão and Petrobras Executives.

Video cast from Brazil TV

Special thanks and congratulations to our Captain Igor Biryukov for the excellent hospitality of all the people who got on board and for keeping all the health and safety protocols in place per our IMS.