Latsco orders VLGC pair at Hyundai Heavy Industries

Greek company Consolidated Marine Management (CMM) has placed an order at South Korean yard Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of two 80,000 cu m very large gas carriers (VLGCs).

According to shipbroking sources, the price for each vessel is $73m and delivery is scheduled in 2020.

CMM is the technical manager for Greek owner Latsis Kassidokostas’ Latsco, which owns a fleet of 29 vessels made up of 20 tankers and nine LPG carriers.

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