DSME wins LPG orders

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has signed a KRW184.5bn ($166.5m) deal to build two LPG carriers for compatriot Hyundai LNG Shipping. The ships will deliver the vessels by the fourth quarter of 2023.

DSME has now bagged orders for 24 ships so far this year, over a quarter of the way towards its $7.7bn annual target.

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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