KSOE Wins Newbuild Orders Worth $ 489m

KSOE extended Korea’s winning streak in tankers by adding 540 billion won ($489 million) in new orders, says a press release published on their website.

VLCC newbuildings

The shipbuilding holding entity of South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries Group in a regulatory filing said that it landed a contract to build three very large crude carriers (VLCC) for an Asian client at 298.8 billion won. 

The VLCCs will be built by its subsidiary Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for delivery from the second half...


HMD Delivers Its First Medium-Sized LNG Carrier To Knutsen

LNG carrier Knutsen

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), a global No.1 shipbuilder specialized in medium-sized commercial ships, announced that it successfully delivered its first LNG carrier, solidifying its presence in diversification into high value-added ships.

HMD said that it signed the delivery ceremony for the 33,000m3 LNG carrier, which was ordered from Norway’s Knutsen in August 2018. HMD became Korea’s first shipbuilder to deliver its kind of an LNG carrier

The carrier, named Ravenna Knutsen, measures 180 m in...


Hyundai Mipo Shipbuilding Wins An Order Worth 152 Billion WON For 3 Vessels

LPG Carrier Alfred Temile

Hyundai Mipo Shipbuilding has received orders for three ships worth 152 billion won in total, and is continuing the order march at the beginning of the year.

Hyundai Mipo Shipbuilding announced on the 8th (Mon) that it has recently signed contracts with Oceania-based shipping companies for a total of three vessels, including two 40,000 cubic meters (m³) medium-sized LPG carriers and one 40,000-ton PC ship. In particular, the PC ship contract includes one option for a ship of the same class, so...


Wärtsilä solutions selected for Irish Sea battery hybrid RoPax

The 132 meter long RoPax ferry on order for the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. (IOMSP) at South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard will feature a range of Wärtsilä solutions.

The ferry will serve the Heysham, England, to Douglas, Isle of Man, Irish Sea route and Wärtsilä has worked closely with the owner to develop a customized integrated hybrid solution based on the ship’s operating profile and customer-specific requirements. Reliability, efficiency, and low operating costs were key...


HMD Bags AiP for LNG Carrier With Prismatic IMO Type-B Tank

  • The Korean Register (KR) has awarded Approval In Principle (AIP) for an LNG carrier with a prismatic IMO type-B tank built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.
  • The ship is a small to medium-sized LNG carrier with a B-type cargo tank developed as a result of a technical collaboration project between KR and HMD.

The Korean Register (KR) has awarded Approval In Principle (AIP) for an LNG carrier with a prismatic IMO type-B tank built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD), reads a KR press release.

LNG carrier with...


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