Dae Sun wins first LPG order

South Korea’s Dae Sun Shipbuilding has branched out into LPG vessel construction. Local energy firm GS Caltex has ordered a small LPG carrier at the yard, a first for Dae Sun. The 3,500 cu m ship will deliver in February 2021. No price has been revealed for this order.

Dae Sun is best known for its 50,000 dwt MR tankers as well as its line of feeder boxships.

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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