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DSME to build yard in Iran

Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) is to build a shipyard in Iran in partnership with the the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO).

The yard will focus on building tonnage for Iran’s main lines, NITC and IRISL. DSME has a track record of supplying tonnage to Iran’s top two lines having built 38 ships and five rigs for Iranian companies over the years.


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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