Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines has been linked to an order for two LNG carrier newbuildings announced by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.

The yard said on 15 April that it had won a contract worth KRW 526.3bn ($426m) from a client in “Oceania”.

Withholding the name of the buyer, DSME said the 174,000-cbm gas ships are scheduled to be delivered by the second half of 2026.

The Okpo shipbuilder said the eco-friendly newbuildings will each be fitted with a low-pressure dual-fuel ME-GA engine and an on-board re-liquefaction facility that will significantly reduce emissions.