Evergas and JHW Contracts For Four New Carriers


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.

Source: Evergas