Almi Tankers S.A. is pleased to announce that on February 25th, 2013, it assumed the management of M/T Almi Explorer, following her delivery to the owners at DSME’s Okpo Shipyard. This 157,787 DWT tanker is the sixth Suezmax of Almi’s newbuilding programme and was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME) to the highest industry standards.
The Almi Explorer is an Eco-friendly vessel, designed with our responsibility to safeguard the environment in mind. Almi Tankers recognises the need to consistently and continuously improve performance, especially in environmental issues. Therefore, all vessels operated by Almi Tankers will always be equipped with top of the line technologies to enhance safety and ensure the best possible protection of the environment. Among other eco-friendly technologies on board, the Almi Explorer is equipped with a MAN B&W 6S70ME-C8.2 engine and Hyde Marine’s Filtration and UV Radiation Ballast Water Treatment System.  Overall, the vessel was designed in accordance to the latest regulations and industry requirements in order to satisfy customer needs. As mentioned before, special emphasis was placed on creating an environmentally friendly design and the Almi Explorer was issued all necessary environmental regulations’ Compliance Certificates by Lloyd’s Register, including a Green Passport, to aid safer and more environmentally sound recycling on board the ship. The vessel specifications reflect Almi Tankers’ aim of ensuring reliable and efficient operation throughout the vessel’s life. The Almi Explorer flies the Liberian flag and is classed under Lloyd’s Register.