I n g r am Tankships Orders Five Product Carriers —Names B a l d w i n VP

Cyrus E. Webb, president of Ingram Tankships Inc., New Orleans, La., announced recently that the company had placed an order for five 37,500-dwt U.S.- flag product carriers to be built by National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), San Diego, Calif. The first vessel is scheduled for delivery in April 1982, and the remaining vessels are scheduled over the subsequent three-year period.

The vessels on order are a new class of ship with 658-foot LOA, a 90-foot beam, and a 36-foot fully loaded draft. Each vessel will be powered by a Sulzer slowspeed diesel, according to Mr.

Webb. Ingram currently owns and operates two 35,000-dwt oil tanker tug barge units under charter to major U.S. oil companies in coastal trade.

Fred B. Baldwin has been named vice president of marketing at Ingram Tankships, it was announced recently by F.B. Ingram, chairman of the board of the parent Ingram Corporation.

Mr. Baldwin will be responsible for marketing the new vessels as well as both the spot and longterm chartering of the two vessels now in operation.

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