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Samsung Heavy lands $189 million LNG carrier deal

Jan 01,2019
Samsung Heavy Industries said Monday that it has clinched a deal worth 210 billion won ($189 million) to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier.

The contract, with a European shipper, calls for Samsung Heavy to deliver the vessel by March 2021, the company said in a regulatory filing.

With the latest contract, Samsung Heavy has clinched deals valued at a combined $6.3 billion so far this year to build 49 ships, including 18 LNG carriers and 13 container vessels.