Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME), the world's second-largest shipbuilder by orders, said Friday that it has received an order to build a liquefied natural gas carrier for a Norwegian shipping company.

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins deal for LNG carrier from Norway’s Seatankers Management
Caption: Jung Sung-leep (L), CEO of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., shakes hands with an executive of Seatankers Management after a signing ceremony in Norway on July 5, 2018. Image courtesy of Daewoo Shipbuilding

The shipbuilder said it is set to deliver the carrier that can hold 173,400 cubic meters of LNG to Seatankers Management by 2020.

Daewoo Shipbuilding declined to disclose the contract price.

The shipbuilder said it has received US$3.54 billion worth of ship orders for 28 vessels so far this year.

Source: Yonhap