Evergas and JHW Engineering & Contracting will jointly build six INEOS MAX 32,000M3 liquefied ethane/ethylene carriers.
Copenhagen-based Evergas and Hong Kong-listed JHW Engineering & Contracting have entered into an agreement to build four Ineos Max liquefied ethane/ethylene carriers. The deal includes two more carriers on option to be built at a shipyard in China.
- Specially designed for safe, environmentally friendly and efficient operations.
- The cargo capacity has been increased more than 10% by optimizing the design of cargo tanks as well as layout of ship, without changing the main dimensions.
- These dual-fuelled vessels will use LNG to power their engines.
- The optimized ECO hull design will significantly reduce emissions.
- The ballast water treatment system will protect the seawater environment.
- To document the green vessel profile the vessels will receive Clean ship notation, Green Passport, EEDI phase III compliance, etc
- The 32,000 cbm carriers will be delivered to Evergas from first quarter of 2018.
- The Danish shipping company signed 15-year agreements with Ineos for the transportation of ethane into Europe from the US Mariner East project.