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Samsung C&T orders four deck carriers at Hubei Offshore Engineering

South Korea’s Samsung C&T has signed shipbuilding contracts with Hubei Offshore Engineering Equipment, a unit of Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry, for the construction of four 13,000dwt deck carriers which will be used for the transport of large scale project cargoes.

Under the contract, Wuchang Shipbuilding will be responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the vessels. Other contract details were not disclosed.

Samsung C&T Corporation is the parent company of Samsung Group and it is one of the largest trading and investment groups in South Korea.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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