• 27 May 2014

On Tuesday, 27th May 2014 the naming ceremony of  LPG/ C Waasmunster took place at Euroservices Terminal in Zeebrugge.

The vessel  is the first of  12 new build 38000 cbm LPG/NH3 carriers ordered by Exmar nv and was built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.The vessel arrived in Zeebrugge on Tuesday morning under command of Captain Reinkin after discharging her first cargo at Terneuzen.

The festivities took place at the Sea Station in Zeebrugge later the evening. Mr Nicolas Saverys, CEO of Exmar NV, welcomed all guests at the naming party. The vessel was named by the Godmother Baroness Patricia Vlerick and christened by Reverend Luc Van Meerssche.

Hoppe Maritime Group wishes to congratulate Exmar with the construction of these newbuildings and wishes LPG/C Waasmunster and her crew good luck and safe passages. 
Stefaan Hoppe: “We are pleased Exmar has chosen Zeebrugge for this ceremony. It confirms the excellent and long-term relationship between our companies and underlines the importance of Zeebrugge in the maritime gas industry.”

EXMAR, with its headquarters in Antwerp, is a leading independent LNG and LPG Carrier Owner and Operator. In addition, it is a provider of industrial marine and energy logistical solutions for transport, regasification and liquefaction within the oil and gas industry. Having over three decades of trading experience, EXMAR maintains a high leadership profile with the industry’s largest players through continuous innovation.