Samsung Heavy wins $190m LNG ship order

Samsung Heavy wins $190m LNG ship order 
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Samsung Heavy Industries said it had received an order worth $190 million to build one liquefied natural gas-carrying ship.

The South Korean shipbuilder disclosed it in regulatory filing on Friday that it is slated to deliver the LNG ship by March 2022 to an unidentified Oceania-based ship owner. 

So far this year, Samsung Heavy has won orders to build eight LNG ships and one floating production storage and offloading vessel, which amounted to a combined $2.6 billion. It aims to book a combined $7.8 billion in orders this year.

According to British shipbuilding industry tracker Clarkson Research, Samsung Heavy has won orders to build eight LNG ships out of a total of 15 orders placed this year. 



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