Sungdong to Build Six Bulk Carriers (South Korea)

Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (SUNGDONG) has won a contract to build six 82,000 DWT bulk carriers.

The contract signed with UK-based Reuben Brothers includes options for additional two vessels.

The newbuilds will measure 229.0 metres in length, covering a breadth of 32.3 metres and a depth of 21 metres.

The shipbuilder did not reveal any other details about the contract.

SUNGDONG has positioned itself as a trustworthy partner for ship owners around the world by building ships of the finest quality. The company comes as the No 5 shipyard in Korea with approx 8,500 employees and is one the most modern shipyards of its kind.

Sungdong Shipbuilding, January 21, 2014

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