Arne Fredly adds three more VLCCs at DSME

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) announced today that it has won a $273m deal to build three VLCCs for Norway’s Hunter Tankers.

The Korean yard will deliver the 300,000 dwt tankers by October 31, 2020.

The latest order takes the number of VLCCs Hunter Tankers has on order at DSME to 10.

Hunter was established this year by Norwegian investor Arne Fredly.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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