DSME Bags USD 539 Million Containership Deal

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) from South Korea has been awarded a contract for the construction and delivery of six containerships including four optional units worth a total of USD 539 million.

The 10,000 TEU fuel-efficient Post-Panamax ships were ordered by a UK-based shipping company Zodiac Maritime and they will be on a long-term charter contract with Hyundai Merchant Marine.

DSME further revealed in a regulatory filing to the Korea Stock Exchange that it will deliver the vessels by the end of May 2016 from its Okpo shipyard.

World Maritime News Staff, December 17, 2013; Image: DSME


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