Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering
|Traded as||KRX: 042660|
|Headquarters||Seoul, South Korea|
|Number of locations||Okpo, Houston|
|Key people||Ko Jae Ho,
President, CEO, and Director
|Products||FPSO, Semi-submersible, Drillship, Passenger, LNG/LPG, VLGC/VLCC, LNG-RV(regasification vessels), offshore structures. etc, and Naval ships|
|Revenue||US$ 11.4 billion (2010)|
|Net income||US$ 529.3 million (2010)|
|Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering|
|Revised Romanization||Dae-u Joseon Haeyang|
|McCune–Reischauer||Taeu Chosŏn Haeyang|
On 21 February 2011, the A. P. Moller-Maersk Group (Maersk) ordered 10 large container ships from DSME, each with a capacity of 18,000 containers, surpassing the current record holder; the Mærsk E-class at 15,200 containers. The first is to be delivered in 2014. There is an option of 20 more. The new class is called the Triple E class.
On 22 February 2012, a £452 million order was placed with DSME for four 37,000 tonne double hulled 'MARS' fast fleet tankers by Britain's Ministry of Defence for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. The ships will enter service in 2016.
The largest single defense contract
On December 20, 2011 Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering got the largest single defense contract by a Korean firm with value of $1.07 billion to build 3 Indonesian submarines. It also would mark the first exports of submarines from the country.
- Emma Mærsk
- Maersk orders up to 30 of biggest container ships on trade BusinessWeek, 21 February 2011. Accessed: 21 February 2011.
- E-class successor website
- "South Korea wins Royal Navy tanker deal worth £452m". BBC News. 22 February 2012.
- "RI orders 3 submarines worth $1b in regional ‘catch-up’". December 22, 2011.
- "DSME to Build Three Submarines for Indonesia". October 10, 2011.
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