Daewoo Heavy Industries succeeded in receiving orders for three LNG vessels from Exmar N.V. in Belgium. The shipbuilding company announced on March 19 that it won orders for three 138,000 cbm LNG vessels from Exmar N.V., headquartered in Belgium. Each membrane-type vessel is 277 meters long, 43.3 meters wide and will be able to navigate at 19.5 knot.
In addition to that, Daewoo Heavy Industries succeeded in receiving orders for various vessels including two 300,000 tons VLCCs from Kristen Navigation Inc. and Chandris Inc., a 159,000 tons tanker from Centrofin Management Inc., and a 75,000 tons bulker from Anagel Shipping Enterprises S.A. etc.
From January to now, Daewoo Heavy Industries won orders for a total of 18 vessels amounting to $1,180million, exceeding 50% of its target figure for this year. Its backlog of orders stands at 81 ships or 6,900,000GT.
More information: The Korea Times