BW back at DSME for LNG pair

South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has confirmed that Singapore’s BW Group has signed for two 173,400 cu m LNG carriers in a deal worth close to $400m.

The ships will be delivered in the first half of 2019.

BW is one of DSME’s most loyal customers. The ships will be able to use LNG as a fuel. The order takes DSME’s revenues for the year to $4.3bn.


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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