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Naming of 8th multigas LNG vessel in Houston

July 7, 2017- Evergas’ latest – and final – addition to its fleet, the 8th ‘dragon class’ 27.500 cbm multigas LNG carrier in a series of eight was successfully named the 6th of July, at Enterprise terminal in Houston.

The state-of-the-art carrier was named JS INEOS INVENTION.

The vessel bear a distinct dragon symbolizing its Chinese and Western heritage. The dragon chosen to sail and protect JS INEOS INVENTION is the King of Wood, which symbolizes leadership, flexibility, generosity and idealism. The colours represent Chinese wood, the beginning of life and fecundity.

Worlds’ largest Multigas LNG-Ethane Carriers

The ‘Dragon’ class vessels are the largest, most flexible and advanced multigas carriers built to date. Strong relations, strategic focus and an innovative approach between Evergas & INEOS have been key elements that allowed for the creation of a seaborne pipeline bringing U.S. ethane across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe. They are a result of close collaboration with world-class makers with whom the development of these sustainable, efficient and highly advanced vessels were made possible.

Special guests

Guests at the ceremony included Godmother of the vessel Mrs. Kirsten Aanesen, spouse of Finn Otto Aanesen – INEOS, CEO Trading & Shipping David Thompson – INEOS, CEO Steffen Jacobsen – Evergas, members of the vessels crew, and representatives from Evergas, INEOS, Enterprise terminal and their respective business relations.



For further information:
Please contact Steffen Jacobsen, CEO
on telephone +45 2961 6594

Evergas is one of the world’s leading seaborne transporters of petrochemical gases and natural gas liquids. The company headquartered in Copenhagen employs more than 400 people around the world dedicated to delivering quality transport solutions of liquefied gas. Its current modern and growing fleet of 20 vessels with an average age of 3 years services customers across the globe within the transportation of petrochemical gases, ethane, LPG and LNG.

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