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Hyundai Heavy Wins USD 600 Mn Worth of Gas, Tanker Orders

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April 15, 2019 South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured orders for five new gas and crude carriers, with a value of around USD 600 million, in recent weeks. The shipbuilder said that the units were ordered by European and Asian ship owners and include three gas carriers and two crude oil carriers. An undisclosed […]

Samsung Heavy Wins Another LNG Carrier Order

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March 22, 2019 South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has signed a deal for the construction of one more liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier. According to the company’s stock exchange filing, the new order has a value of KRW 215.4 billion (USD 190.6 million). The contract comes from an undisclosed Asian shipowner and would see the […]

Samsung Heavy Wins Deal for LNG Carrier Quartet

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February 21, 2019 South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has clinched an order to build four liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The shipbuilder received newbuilding orders from a US shipowner, SHI said in a regulatory filing without revealing further details. The shipbuilding deal is worth around KRW 870.4 billion (USD 774.9 million) and it would see […]

Hyundai Heavy to Build VLGC Duo for Latsco

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October 23, 2018 South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries has clinched an order for two very large gas carriers (VLGCs) from a Greek owner. According to data provided by Asiasis, the shipbuilder signed an agreement to construct the 80,000 cbm units with  the operator of product tankers and LPG carriers, Consolidated Marine Management (CMM). CMM, acting […]

Samsung Heavy Wins Another LNG Carrier Order

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October 1, 2018 South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has clinched another order for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier. According to the company’s stock exchange filing, the deal is worth around KRW 200.1 billion (USD 180 million). SHI added that the order was placed by an Asian shipowner, without unveiling the company’s name. Under […]

Hyundai Heavy Seeks USCG BWMS Type Approval

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June 8, 2018 The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Center (MSC) has received its fifteenth application for type approval for a ballast water management system (BWMS). The HiBallast BWMS has been manufactured by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). MSC said it will review the application for compliance with USCG regulations. Once […]

Yangzijiang Secures USD 578 Mn Worth of New Deals in May

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June 6, 2018 Chinese builder Yangzijiang Shipbuilding secured up to USD 578 million worth of new shipbuilder contract during May 2018. The company said that it signed nine effective orders during the month, under which it was hired to construct five 12,000 TEU containerships, two 208,000 dwt and another two 82,000 dwt bulk carriers. Yangzijiang Shipbuilding informed that […]

DSME, SHI and HHI to Build HMM’s New Mammoths

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June 4, 2018 South Korean shipping major Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has selected three compatriot shipbuilders to build its20 new eco-friendly mega containerships. The company said that seven 23,000 TEU giants will be constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) and another five will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries. HMM added that the contract for the construction of eight […]

Brokers: Zodiac Maritime Tied to Five 14,000 TEU Ships at HHI

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April 12, 2018 London-based Zodiac Maritime has beefed up its orderbook with five ultra large containerships, according to the data from Fearnleys. The ships feature 14,000 TEU in capacity and will be dual-fuel ready, the shipbroker said. South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is said to have secured the order, however, the builder is yet […]

Breaking: HMM Launches Mega-Ship Ordering Spree

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April 10, 2018 South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has embarked on ordering mega containerships. HMM plans to order a total of 20 mega-vessels, including twelve above 20,000 TEU and eight 14,000 TEU vessels which are considered to deploy in the Asia-North Europe and US East coast trades respectively. The long-awaited order for […]