Marine transportation services company US Shipping Partners LP has received a commendation from the American Maritime Officers (AMO ) for its strong safety and environmental record.

All ten vessels in its fleet have completed a total of 44.5 years without a the maritime industry standard for measuring safety performance, the lost-time accident (Lta ).

An LTA is an accident that results in an injury to the crew member.

US Shipping Partners owns and operates 11 tank vessels in refined petroleum, petrochemical and commodity chemical product transport segments.