Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major shipyard here, said Friday that it has clinched a deal to build four very large crude carriers (VLCCs).
Under the deal with Maran Tankers Management, a unit of Greece’s largest shipper, Angelicoussis Shipping Group, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., will deliver the 318,000-ton vessels by Aug. 20, 2019, the company said in a regulatory filing.
The vessels, 336 meters long and 60 meters wide, will be powered by eco-friendly and fuel-efficient engines, the shipyard said.
Daewoo Shipbuilding did not reveal the value of the latest deal.
The Greek shipping firm is one of the major customers for Daewoo Shipbuilding, with a total of 17 ships under construction for Angelicoussis at the yard’s operations in South Korea and Romania.
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