Palmetto State christened, launched
Jones Act tanker is eighth ship in ECO Class, fifth for American Petroleum Tankers
On Saturday, March 25, General Dynamics NASSCO christened and launched the Palmetto State, the final ship in an eight-ship ECO Class tanker series to be constructed at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, Calif.
The Palmetto State is one of five Jones Act tankers in the series built for American Petroleum Tankers. The ship will be operated for APT by Intrepid Personnel and Provisioning and manned in all licensed positions by American Maritime Officers.
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