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General Dynamics Unveils First ECO Tanker for APT; Kevin Graney Comments

General Dynamics Unveils First ECO Tanker for APT; Kevin Graney Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics EbizGeneral Dynamics has unveiled the first ECO tanker for American Petroleum Tankers during a christening ceremony at a shipyard in San Diego.

The 50,000-deadweight ton Lone Star State tanker is under construction and will feature a ballast water treatment system, General Dynamics said Monday.

“Incorporating new and innovative green ship technology, these tankers are the future of American petroleum shipping,” said Kevin Graney, a general manager and vice president for General Dynamics’ NASSCO subsidiary.

NASSCO is contracted to produce five LNG-conversion-ready product carriers for APT.

DSEC, a subsidiary of South Korea-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, is responsible for the tanker's design.

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