Biggest Order for Main Engine from Chinese Shipyard

Ulsan, Korea, Aug. 14, 2006 – Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) contracted with Shanghai Shipyard & Chengxi Shipyard for the supply of nine sets of marine propulsion engines (Model : Type 7K90MC-C) and 68 diesel generating sets (Model : HiMSEN 7H21/32 Type), which will be installed onto 3,500TEU container ships for German shipowners.

The contract is valued at US$110 million and in terms of order price, it is the largest engine order received by HHI as a single project since the first production of engines in 1979. An official of HHI