Samsung Receives $1.1bn Drillships Order

20 March 2011 (Last Updated March 20th, 2011 18:30)

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries has received a KRW1.245trn ($1.1bn) order from an unnamed American ship owner to build two drillships. The drillships will have a length of 228m, breadth of 42m and height of 19m. With this latest new order, Samsung's drill ship orders

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has received a KRW1.245trn ($1.1bn) order from an unnamed American ship owner to build two drillships.

The drillships will have a length of 228m, breadth of 42m and height of 19m.

With this latest new order, Samsung’s drill ship orders have increased to ten so far this year.