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COMPANY NEWS
Copenhagen, 30 April 2014
Evergas first Danish flagged vessel during China State visit
Evergas is pleased to announce that it has placed its new 12.000 cbm ethylene carrier JS Greenstone
under Danish flag in connection with HM The Queen of Denmark and HRH The Prince Consort State
visit to China. From the Danish delegation the ceremony was attended by The Director General of the
Danish Shipowners’ Association, Mrs. Anne H. Steffensen; Director General of the Danish Maritime
Authority, Mr. Andreas Nordseth; Chairman of Danish Shipowners’ Association and CEO of
Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN, Mr. Carsten Mortensen; amongst other dignified guests. The ceremony
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was held on the 29 April 2014 at Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (SOE) shipyard in Qidong, China.
A modern and staunch fleet
Mrs. Anne H. Steffensen honoring Evergas & Jaccar Holdings as Godmother of the JS Greenstone,
says: “The name chosen for this vessel signals strength and firmness, and I am certain that this vessel
will be a staunch addition to the fleet of Evergas’ modern vessels and the first proudly to sail under the
Danish flag.”
Sustainable Maritime
Maritime trade enjoyed a key focus during the State Visit with special focus on further development of
sustainable maritime commerce and green shipbuilding. Evergas vessels are frequently calling China for
delivery of gas, and its current 20 firm vessel program of modern vessels – currently trading or under
construction – are all built in China. Evergas’ engagement in the State visit is thus a natural response to
its strong focus of deepening its close relations with China.
Martin Ackermann, CEO of Evergas says: “The Danish flag is a symbol of quality shipping, and we are
proud to add the Danish colors to our fleet. Our participation under the Danish flag demonstrates our
recognition of a competitive and sustainable Danish maritime environment and contributes to the
continued growth of Denmark as one of the world’s leading shipping nations.”
For further information:
Please contact Martin Ackermann, CEO on telephone +45 2925 4484
About Evergas
Evergas is one of the world’s leading seaborne transporters of petrochemical gases and natural gas liquids. The company
headquartered in Copenhagen employs more than 400 people around the world. Evergas has over the last years executed a
complete fleet renewal process with its firm 20 ship order (excl. options) reducing its average fleet age to below 4 years. Evergas
is involved in the small and medium sized segments within the transportation of petrochemical gases, ethane, LPG and LNG. Visit
our company at www.evergas.net
About Greenship Holdings
Greenship Holdings of Singapore is a fully owned subsidiary of Jaccar Holdings, and has established two separate entities,
Greenship Gas and Greenship Bulk, to expand into ship-owning and operating activities in the gas and dry bulk sectors through
their fully owned subsidiaries Evergas and Setaf Saget, respectively.
About Jaccar Holdings
Jaccar Holdings is a privately owned investment company with its main focus within the maritime sector. The company is a major
shareholder of Bourbon, Sinopacific Shipbuilding, Sapmer and Greenship Holdings. JACCAR Holdings seeks to support fully
empowered managers to achieve their strategies by inspiring growth to deliver value. Visit the company at www.jaccar.net
Kalvebod Brygge 39-41, Copenhagen, 1560-DK, Tel: +45 3997 0350

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