Eco-friendly tanker ‘Constitution’ christened and launched

General Dynamics NASSCO has christened and launched the Constitution, the sixth ship in a series of eight eco-friendly tankers being built at the company’s San Diego, USA shipyard.

The Constitution is a 180-metre, 50,000DWT, LNG-conversion-ready product tanker with a 330,000-barrel cargo capacity.

The Constitution was built for SEA-Vista, a partnership between SEACOR Holdings and Avista Capital Partners, and will be operated by Seabulk Tankers.