Samsung Heavy to Build Another Five Boxships

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Newbuild containership, image: Samsung Heavy Industries

In an exchange filing today, Samsung Heavy Industries announced the winning of an order from an unidentified European shipowner for five new, 14,400TEU containerships at a total cost of KRW 621 billion ($583.24 million).

The ships are planned for delivery by the end of September 2016.