Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) received newbuild orders worth $1.3bn in April, bringing up its new order intake to nearly $4bn for this year.

In April HHI received 23 newbuild orders, including 11 ships worth $580m.

The company’s $2.6bn offshore plant orders increased its order intake in the shipbuilding and offshore plant divisions to $4.1bn.

HHI received $220m in order intakes for the same period in 2009.