Epic Gas has taken delivery of the 7,500cbm Epic Borinquen from Sasaki Shipyard of Japan. The vessel will deliver straight into a time charter for trading in Asia.
Sasaki have built six of the company’s vessels on the water, with a further two to come. Prior to Borinquen, the yard has delivered to the Company four 5,000cbm ships including the Epic St. Croix and Epic St. Thomas in 2014 and the bareboat chartered-in 11,000 cbm Epic Sicily in 2015.
Epic Gas remains committed to the delivery of a high quality fleet of long term controlled assets across the full pressurised sector of 3,300 – 11,000cbm, with an outstanding new building programme of two 7,500cbm vessels and four 11,000cbm vessels, plus an additional 11,000cbm new building to be delivered under a bareboat charter to Epic Gas.