South Korea's Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has inked an order for two 164,000m³ LNG carriers with Greece's Maran Gas, an LNG division subsidiary of Angelicoussis Shipping Group.
The shipbuilder said Sunday that the price for the membrane type LNG carrier is $200m per ship.
The pair is set for delivery in December 2013 and April 2014 each.
The contract includes two options and Hyundai Samho expects more orders to be firmed up.
The South Korean shipbuilder has won an LNG carrier order after a hiatus of six years, which signals an earnest recovery of LNG carrier newbuilding market.
Meanwhile, Hyundai Samho has inked newbuilding orders for 31 ships worth $3.1bn so far this year.
Published : July 4, 2011