Maran Gas books two more LNG newbuilds at DSME

South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has landed a new deal with Maria Angelicoussis-led Maran Gas, a gas shipping unit of Greece’s Angelicoussis Shipping Group, to build two more 174,000 cu m liquified natural gas (LNG) carriers.

The order, worth around $435m, comes hot on the heels of the $420m deal Maria Angelicussis penned with DSME for another 174,000 cu m pair at the beginning of this year.

The ships will be built at Okpo Shipyard and delivered in the second half of 2025. Both newbuilds will be equipped with a high-pressure dual-fuel propulsion engine (ME-GI) and a more advanced re-liquefaction system, DSME said.

DSME has won twelve orders so far this year, worth around $2.72bn, including five LNG carriers. In addition to gas carries, orders have been placed for a field control station by Chevron and six 15,500 teu LNG-fuelled containerships, which Splash understands are linked to Eyal Ofer’s Zodiac Maritime.

Adis Ajdin

Adis is an experienced news reporter with a background in finance, media and education. He has written across the spectrum of offshore energy and ocean industries for many years and is a member of International Federation of Journalists. Previously he had written for Navingo media group titles including Offshore Energy, Subsea World News and Marine Energy.
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