Germany's Oldendorff Carriers ordered Post-Panamax at Jiangsu Eastern Heavy Industry. The owner confirmed its order of a 97,000 deadweight eco Post-Panamax bulk carrier at Jiangsu Eastern Heavy...
Last year, the shipbuilder clinched orders valued at a record of $28.2 billion, up 12.77 percent from $25 billion a year earlier, mainly thanks to rising demand for high-priced ships.
But it is unclear whether the shipbuilder will be able to achieve the target.
Hyundai Heavy has had no shipbuilding orders since October last year, as demand for new vessels has dropped sharply since the third quarter of 2008 as worldwide financial turmoil eroded sales of commodities and consumer goods .
Hyundai Heavy also said it would post 22.88 trillion won ($15.37 billion) in sales this year, compared with last year's 19.96 trillion won. It also plans to invest 1.43 trillion won for facility upgrade and expansion.