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Daewoo Shipbuilding wins 184.5 bln won order for 2 LPG carriers

All News 11:21 April 30, 2021

By Nam Kwang-sik

SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) -- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Friday that it has signed a 184.5 billion won (US$166.5 million) deal to build two liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers.

Under the deal with local shipper Hyundai LNG Shipping Co., Daewoo Shipbuilding will deliver the vessels by the fourth quarter of 2023, the shipbuilder said.

Hyundai LNG Shipping is a local shipper specialized in liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation.

Daewoo Shipbuilding has won orders of 24 ships, including 11 oil tankers, nine LPG carriers and four container carriers, which are worth $2.21 billion, so far this year, accounting for 28.7 percent of its annual target of $7.7 billion, the shipbuilder said.

This file photo provided by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. on March 16, 2021, shows an LPG carrier built by the shipbuilder. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

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