By KYONG-AE CHOI and MIN-JEONG LEE
Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world's largest shipbuilder by
order value, said Tuesday it has received, along with its
affiliate company, a combined $1.1 billion LNG ship order in Europe.
Hyundai Heavy and its affiliate Hyundai Samho Heavy
Industries Co. will deliver five LNG ships by the first half of
2015, the company said.
Hyundai will build two LNG carriers for Golar LNG in Norway
and build one LNG floating storage gassification unit for Hoegh
The company didn't name the European firm that it was building
the remaining two LNG carriers for.
Hyundai's comments follow a separate announcement by STX
Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. earlier in the day that it
received won a $210 million deal to build six oil tankers and
another $398 million deal to build two LNG ships in Europe.
Dow Jones Newswires