The PRIME-Blue is AEGIR-Marine’s water lubricated stern seal installation, which is designed to be an environmental friendly sealing solution. We recently received an order for PRIME-Blue installations for two new-building projects of the Dutch shipyard Ferus Smit. These vessels are next generation energy efficient and sustainable bulkers. The environmental features on these vessels include: LNG fueled engine, fuel efficient hull design, ballast water treatment, reduced noise levels, fitted for receiving land electricity and thus a water lubricated stern tube.
Even though the newbuilding market for vessels is under pressure, the demand for environmentally friendly vessels remains high, and we are happy to see this Dutch shipyard performing so well in tough times.