The order relates to the construction of an LNG carrier for
an unnamed owner worth KRW 209 billion (approximately USD 185 million).
The latest contract brings SHI’s orderbook value to USD 6.3
billion, and the ordering tally includes 18 LNG carriers, 13 containerships, 15
tankers, and 3 special purpose ships.
Samsung ended the year on a high note having received orders
for 7 LNG carriers in December alone, including two from Cardiff Gas, two from
Gaslog and two from separate unnamed owners.