Samsung Heavy ‘Cruising’ to 2018 Order Target with $750 Million Order for Eight Containerships
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries states it has actually been granted an order to develop 8 New-Panamax containerships for a concealed Asian proprietor.
The order is valued at concerning $752 million (820 billion KRW), the shipbuilder claimed.
The 8 vessels will certainly be supplied by May 2021 and also will certainly offer on a course in between Asia and also North America.
The shipowner is claimed to be Evergreen Marine Corp, according to media records.
Samsung states the vessels will certainly be 334 meters in size and also 48.4 meters in breadth. They will certainly have concerning 12,000 TEU capability.
Samsung records that its order overall for 2018 is currently greater than 1 trillion KRW (USD $910 million), placing it on course to “cruise” past its annual target of USD $8.2 billion. The firm just recently additionally won an order for LNG providers valued at concerning 210 billion KRW (USD $191 million).
Samsung attributed “outstanding performance” in LNG and also overseas e ngineering, purchase, and also building and construction industries for its positive outlook.
“SHI has outstanding track record in LNG carriers, containerships, as well as offshore facilities where SHI dominates the market since 2015. SHI will differentiate from competitors with classs leading risk management and market leadership in North Sea, West Africa, and Australia where new projects are underway,” the firm claimed in a declaration.