Daewoo Heavy Industries won $483 million in ship orders last
week from companies in the U.S. and Greece. It will build four ultra large crude oil carriers for Majestic Shipping Co. of the U.S., and three very large crude oil carriers for Aeolos Management S.A. and Atlantic Bulk Carrier Ltd of Greece, a company statement said. Majestic ordered two 450,000-ton ultra crude oil carriers and took options on two more.
Atlantic Bulk ordered two 75,000-ton bulk carriers and Aeolos Management bought one 300,000-ton very large crude oil carrier, Kim said.
The ships are to be delivered by the end of 2002.