Friday, August 19, 2011

Samsung keeps largest orderbook

Samsung Heavy Industries remains in the world's top position by orderbook for the fifth consecutive month.

According to Clarksons, the South Korean shipbuilder's newbuilding backlog stood at 9.74m cgt or 214 ships as of August 1st.

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering followed right behind Samsung with 8.25m cgt or 181 ships while Hyundai Heavy Industries placed third with 6.97m cgt or 183 ships including its Gunsan shipyard.

Samsung booked two drillships, six LNG carriers and five shuttle tankers last month.

Daewoo scored four plus two optional LNG carriers while Hyundai just inked three midsize containerships in July.

Published : August 19, 2011

Source: Asiasis


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