Dae Sun wins chemical tanker order

Dae Sun Shipbuilding & Engineering from South Korea has won an order from compatriot owner HNCC for a 3,500 dwt chemical tanker.

The ship will deliver in the second half of next year. No price has been revealed for the stainless steel tanker.

Dae Sun is confident it will seal more chemical tanker orders from local owners this year. It offers chemical tankers ranging in size from 3,000 dwt to 12,000 dwt.


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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