South Korea’s Samsung Heavy wins $186m LNG carrier order

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South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries on Thursday said it won a new order to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier.

The price tag for the new LNG carrier is 209 billion Korean won ($186 million).

Samsung Heavy did not reveal the company behind the newest order saying only it is a buyer in Oceania.

Samsung added it would deliver the vessel by September 2021.

This is the fourth LNG carrier order for the shipbuilder this month.

The shipbuilder’s order total for 2018 now stands at 46 vessels and $5.7 billion, it said.

The ordered vessels include 15 LNG carriers, 13 containerships, 15 tankers, and 3 special purpose ships.


LNG World News Staff

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