Japanese Yards Win LPG Carrier Newbuild Orders from Petredec

Petredec, the Singapore-based LPG shipping firm has announced plans to expand their fleet of over 50 gas carriers with a newbuild order recently signed with Japanese yards Sasaki Shipbuilding and Kyokuyo Shipyard. The value of the order was not disclosed in the statement on their website, however four 11,000 cbm pressurized vessels are to be constructed at the two yards with … [Read more...]

Sasaki Shipyard Wins LPG Tanker Newbuild Orders

Singapore-based LPG shipper, Epic Pantheon International Gas Shipping Ltd. has contracted Sasaki Shipyard to build two 5,000cbm fully-pressurised LPG carriers. The vessels are scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2014. Lars Vang Christensen, CEO of Epic, said: “We are pleased to have contracted with Sasaki Shipyard, who also built two of our existing ships … [Read more...]