Samsung Heavy Industries, a South Korean shipbuilding company, recently received an order to build 20 super large container ships, the largest single order in the shipbuilding industry so far.
Samsung signed an order with Panama heavy industry for 26.82 trillion yuan (RMB) worth of containers. It is reported that the ordering party is Taiwan evergreen Shipping Co., Ltd., the seventh largest shipping company in the world.
Samsung heavy industry will use the fuel saving and intelligent ship solution “svessel” to build the above container ships, which are planned to be delivered by June 2025. Including this order, Samsung heavy industry has received 42 shipbuilding orders valued at US $5.1 billion so far this year, fulfilling 65% of its annual target of US $7.8 billion.