Video: M/V Kaprijke - The First Philippines-built LPG carrier named

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Teekay Corporation has attended the naming ceremony of NH3 carrier M/V Kaprijke. The event was held on August 24, 2015 at HHIC-PHILSubic Shipyard , Philippines.

The M/V Kaprijke , which will enter the TGP-Exmar Joint Venture fleet, is part of a large ship building initiative in the Philippines.

The gas carrier is the first of eight Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) carriers to ever be built and delivered in the country.

Teekay LNG and Exmar entered into an agreement in December 2012, then both companies have agreed to create a 50/50 joint venture operating in the LPG Carrier segment with a primary focus on Midsize Gas Carriers.