Samsung Heavy Wins Deal for Two More LNG Carriers

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South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received an order for the construction of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

The ships will be built for an undisclosed shipowner from the Bermuda region, SHI said in a stock exchange filing on June 7.

As informed, the newbuilds are planned to be delivered by the end of June 2022.

According to the shipbuilder, the newest LNG carrier deal is worth about KRW 450 billion (USD 380 million).

SHI revealed that its orderbook for 2019 now stands at eleven vessels worth USD 3 billion.

The orderbook comprises ten LNG carriers and one floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.

Related: SHI Builds 1st LNG-Fueled Ships with Its Own Technology

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