Evergas Acquires 4th multigas LNG vessel
Evergas’ latest addition to its fleet, the 4 th ‘dragon class’ 27.500 cbm multigas LNG carrier in a series of eight was successfully named today the 28th of January, at a ceremony at the Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in Qidong, China.
The state-of-the-art carrier was named JS INEOS INSPIRATION. The vessel bear a distinct dragon symbolizing its Chinese and Western heritage. The dragon chosen to sail and protect JS INEOS INSPIRATION is the King of Earth, reflecting patience, thoughtfulness and stability for the future ahead.
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.
Guests at the ceremony included Godmother of the vessel Mrs. Louise Smith, INEOS Head of Shipping & Logistics. Evergas CEO Mr. Steffen Jacobsen, General Manager of CIMC Enric and SOE Board Director Mr. Liu Chunfeng, Deputy head of shipping finance of the Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co., Ltd, Mr. Lu Zhendong, members of the vessels crew, and representatives from Evergas, INEOS, SOE, CIMC Enric and their respective business relations.