HD Hyundai wins order to build the world’s largest LCO2 carrier


HD Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering, an intermediate holding company of South Koreas heavy industries giant HD Hyundai has announced that it has won an order to build the world’s largest liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO2) carrier.

Having recently signed a $141m contract with Greek ship operator Capital Maritime Group, company will build two 22,000m3 class LCO2 carriers.

According to HD Hyundai, the vessels will be built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan with delivery set to take place in phases in the second half of 2025.

In addition to LCO2, the carriers will transport a range of liquefied gases including liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and ammonia.

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