General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Fourth ECO Class Product Carrier to American Petroleum Tankers
Susan Davis (CA-53) pushed a button to signal construction for the ship in
Kevin Graney, vice president and general manager for General Dynamics NASSCO. "We take pride in knowing we are delivering another high-quality vessel to our partner, American Petroleum Tankers."
The construction and operation of the new ECO Class tankers are aligned with the Jones Act, requiring that ships carrying cargo between U.S. ports be built in U.S. shipyards. The Jones Act is responsible for more than 500,000 good-paying jobs countrywide and supports American shipyards, such as NASSCO.
NASSCO is the only major shipyard on the west coast of
For its commercial work, NASSCO partners with South Korean shipbuilding power,
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