Another six for DSME

South Korea's DSME has scooped six more LNG carrier contracts for the Yamal project in Russia, making it nine ships worth $2.8bn in two days.
DSME: in the money

DSME: in the money

The latest batch ordered by Teekay and CNOOC-China Merchants joint venture China LNG Shipping (Holdings) are again ice-class Arc7 vessels of 172,000 cbm.

It follows a deal for three ships from MOL and China Shipping Development Co (CSDC) on Tuesday.

Teekay LNG Partners has also taken a stake in four LNG newbuildings at China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding.

It bought a 30% interest in two of the ships and one fifth of the other two, a statement said.

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