NASSCO Delivers Final ECO Tanker to APT

Palmetto State, the eight and final tanker constructed at US-based shipyard General Dynamics NASSCO, was delivered to American Petroleum Tankers (APT).

The shipbuilder said that the LNG-ready ECO Class tanker, one of the most fuel-efficient product carriers to enter the Jones Act trade, was handed over during a signing ceremony at its San Diego shipyard on June 7.

In 2013, NASSCO entered into agreements with APT and SEA-Vista to design and construct a total of eight 610-foot-long, 50,000 deadweight-ton, LNG-conversion-ready product tankers.

Featuring a 330,000 barrel cargo capacity each, the Palmetto State and its sister ships are of an ECO design which offers 33 percent increased fuel efficiency and a corresponding reduction in ship emissions, according to NASSCO.

In late May, Palmetto State returned from its first run at sea. The 37,530 gross-ton newbuilding was christened and launched on March 25.

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