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General Dynamics Christens First APT ‘Green’ Ship

manufacturing, engineering gearsTYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21,  2015 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) NASSCO took the wraps off the Lone Star State, the first of five eco-friendly tankers under contract to American Petroleum Tankers, with a christening event held Monday, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The 610-foot-long ship with 330, 000-barrel cargo capacity was designed to integrate a G-series MAN ME slow-speed main engine and a ballast water treatment system, and accommodate an LNG fuel system in the future, General Dynamics said Monday.

APT expects to receive the tanker from the shipyard in November.

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