Press Release – 28 May 2013
EPIC PANTHEON INTERNATIONAL GAS SHIPPING LTD. ORDERS TWO GAS CARRIERS
SINGAPORE (28 May 2013) – Epic Pantheon International Gas Shipping Ltd. announced today that it has contracted to build two 5,000cbm fully-pressurised LPG carriers. The vessels will be built at Sasaki Shipyard Co., Ltd. in Japan to be delivered in the first half of 2014.
Lars Vang Christensen, CEO of Epic, said: “We are pleased to have contracted with Sasaki Shipyard, who also built two of our existing ships of the same size. The expansion of our fleet with modern and fuel-efficient high quality newbuildings substantiates our long standing commitment to meet growing requirements and needs of our customers.”
About Epic Gas Ltd.
Epic, headquartered in Singapore, owns and operates a fleet of fully pressurized gas carriers providing seaborne services for the transportation of liquefied petroleum gas and petrochemicals. The Company’s vessels serve as a crucial link in the international gas and petrochemical supply chains of leading oil majors and commodity trading houses throughout Southeast Asia, Europe, West Africa and the Americas.
Epic Gas Ltd.
Uta Urbaniak, +65 6230 7818
Chief Financial Officer