General Dynamics NASSCO Unveils SEA-Vista Product Tanker ‘Independence’

general-dynamics-logo2General DynamicsNASSCO subsidiary on Saturday unveiled the first ECO tanker for client SEA-Vista’s crude oil and  petroleum product shipping operations.

RaceTrac Petroleum CEO Allison Moran broke a champagne bottle against product tanker Independence and former US Joiner CEO Jayne Rathburn pulled the ship’s trigger during a christening and launch event held Saturday at NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, General Dynamics said Monday.

Kevin Graney, vice president and general manager of General Dynamics NASSCO, said the 50,000-deadweight ton Independence is designed with fuel efficiency and environmental-friendly technologies.

NASSCO is contracted to build three ECO tankers for Sea-Vista and collaborates with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering on the project.

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