Evalend Shipping of Greece has been linked to an order for up to five VLGC newbuildings announced by Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co (KSOE).

Shipbuilding sources said the Greek shipping company is the “Liberia-based shipper” that ordered a series of 88,000-cbm gas carriers that KSOE disclosed on 5 September.

The South Korean shipbuilding group said three firm vessels will cost the unnamed buyer $286m, or $95.3m