SeaRiver Maritime Names Newest US-Flagged Crude Oil Tanker

The bitterly cold and rainy skies in Philadelphia today were perhaps a foreboding reminder of where ExxonMobil's newest crude oil tanker, Eagle Bay will soon be headed.  Destined to deliver Alaskan crude oil to the U.S. west coast, she was named today at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and is the second of two U.S.-flag crude oil tankers built at the shipyard for ExxonMobil … [Read more...]

Aker Philadelphia Delivers First Liberty-Class Tanker to SeaRiver

Jones Act shipbuilder Aker Philadelphia has delivered the first of two Liberty-class aframax tankers to ExxonMobil’s U.S. marine affiliate, SeaRiver Maritime. The 820 foot long, 115,000 deadweight ton tanker, named Liberty Bay, will transport up to 800,000 barrels of Alaskan North Slope crude oil from Prince William Sound, Alaska to the U.S. West Coast. The vessel is … [Read more...]