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Samsung Heavy wins large six-vessel order

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy will build six container ships for close to USD 1 billion, reports news agency Yonhap.

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Shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has secured an order to build six container ships for a total value of USD 968 million, reports local news agency Yonhap.

The ships will be delivered in late 2019, says the yard in a notice to the stock exchange, without saying much else about the order. But industry sources say that MSC could be the buyer, according to the news agency.

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