Press Release – 6 Jun 2013
EPIC SHIPPING ORDERS TWO 3,500 CBM GAS CARRIERS
SINGAPORE (6 June 2013) – Epic Shipping announced today that it has contracted to build two 3,500cbm fully-pressurised LPG carriers.
The vessels will be built by Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. in Japan to be delivered in mid-2014. “We look very much forward to working with Kitanihon Shipbuilding on this project. The newbuildings Epic has now contracted will allow us to selectively replace the older tonnage in our existing fleet in due course and to offer our customers an even wider choice of modern high quality ships” stated Lars Vang Christensen, Chief Executive Officer of Epic.
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
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