Philly Shipyard Delivers Latest LNG-Ready Tanker to APT
Jones Act shipbuilder Philly Shipyard, the single operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), has actually provided the LNG-ready American Liberty, the 3rd of 4 future generation 50,000 dwt item vessels that it is constructing for American Petroleum Tankers (PROPER), a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc.
The future generation 50,000 dwt item vessel is based upon a tested Hyundai Mipo Dockyards (HMD) layout that likewise includes many gas effectiveness attributes, versatile freight capacity, and also the current governing needs. The vessel has actually likewise gotten LNG Ready Level 1 authorization from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABDOMINAL). The 600-foot vessel has a bring ability of 14.5 million gallons of petroleum or improved items.
“We are proud to deliver another quality vessel to American Petroleum Tankers,” mentioned Steinar Nerbovik, Philly Shipyard’s President and also chief executive officer. “This vessel is delivered on time, the hallmark of great shipbuilding that our customers depend on. As we celebrate this achievement and say farewell to the American Liberty, we wish the crew a safe and successful voyage beyond our shipyard here in Philadelphia.”
Philly Shipyard, previously called Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, has actually provided 27 vessels in its almost twenty year background. Currently, the shipyard has one added 50,000 dwt vessel for APT and also 2 3,600 TEU containerships for Matson Navigation Company,Inc unfinished. In enhancement, Philly Shipyard has actually launched building and construction of as much as 4 3,700 TEU containerships for its very own account and also has actually authorized a letter of intent with a leading Jones Act driver worrying a company order for the very first set of these vessels with choices for the 2nd set of these vessels.