KSS orders chemical trio at Dae Sun

KSS orders chemical trio at Dae Sun

South Korea’s KSS Line has ordered three small chemical tankers at compatriot Dae Sun Shipbuilding. The 3,500 dwt vessels are costing around $13m each and will deliver from late next year. The KSS fleet currently has four chemical tankers as well as a variety of other ship types.

A number of South Korean operators have been ordering chemical tankers in recent months including Woolim, Heung-A and HNCC.


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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