Marine Link
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Korea Shipyard to Build Icebreaking LNG Carrier

March 19, 2014

LNG carrier in terminal: File photo CCL

LNG carrier in terminal: File photo CCL

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has won the first battle in the war among the shipbuilders to obtain orders for vessels to participate in the Russian Arctic 'Yamal Project' by getting the world’s first order for an icebreaking LNG carrier, reports BusinessKorea.

The South Korean shipbuilder informed BusinessKorea that it received the order worth US$367.4 million from Russia’s state-run shipper Sovcomflot, and will deliver the vessel by the end of June 2016.

The 170,000 m³-level carrier will be used in developing a gas field in the Yamal Peninsula, western Siberia, by Yamal LNG Co., a joint venture between Russian gas company Novatech, French Total, and Chinese CNPC.

The vessel is the first of 16 icebreaking LNG carriers orders worth US$4.8 billion in total, which DSME has been contracted to build for the Yamal gas project.

Source: BusinessKorea

 

 

 



Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Sep 2016 - Maritime & Ship Security

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News