Hanjin Delivers Biggest Tanker in Phillipines

11 January 2010 (Last Updated January 11th, 2010 18:30)

Hanjin Heavy Industries has delivered its first and biggest oil tanker to Turkey’s Kaptanoglu Shipping Line, according to officials. The 114,000dwt was built at the company's Subic shipyard in the Philippines at a cost of $68m, the company said. According to Hanjin, the Leyla

Hanjin Heavy Industries has delivered its first and biggest oil tanker to Turkey’s Kaptanoglu Shipping Line, according to officials.

The 114,000dwt was built at the company’s Subic shipyard in the Philippines at a cost of $68m, the company said.

According to Hanjin, the Leyla K, measuring 241.3m long and 44m wide, is the first and biggest crude oil tanker ever built in the Philippines.

The company laid the ship’s keel in May 2009.

The shipbuilder has produced eight container and bulk vessels and is planning to deliver 36 more by 2012.