Philly Shipyard delivers fourth tanker to Kinder Morgan

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Philly Shipyard Inc – The American Endurance is a sister ship to American Pride.

Philly Shipyard has delivered the American Pride, the final of four next-generation 50,000DWT product tankers it has built for American Petroleum Tankers.

The vessel was delivered to the subsidiary of Kinder Morgan 10 days before the contract delivery date.

The 182.8-metre-long tanker, which has a carrying capacity of 54.8 million litres of crude oil or refined products, is based on a Hyundai Mipo Dockyards (HMD) design that incorporates fuel-efficiency features and flexible cargo capability.

The vessel has also received LNG Ready Level 1 approval from the American Bureau of Shipping.

The American Pride, like its three sister ships, was originally under contract with Philly Tankers, a Jones Act shipping company established in June 2014 by Philly Shipyard and investors to provide oil companies and other users with modern tonnage.

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