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

General Dynamics NASSCO Unveils SEA-Vista Product Tanker 'Independence' - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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