- Hyundai Heavy Industries
Generally, HHI surpassed its goal of USD 13.2 at the beginning of this year, on targeting new orders of USD 13.2 billion worth within 2018 since the shipbuilder reached USD 13.3 billion with the latest USD 53 million deal for two 2,800 tonne frigates with Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA).
Consequently, Hyundai's orderbook for 2018 is combined with 153 vessels, including 56 oil tankers, 50 containerships, 40 gas carriers, including 25 LNG carriers and 15 LPG carriers, followed by 4 bulkers, 2 frigates and one car ferry.
The company pushed its value intake expectations by 76 % when compared to 2017 figures that stood at USD 10 billion worth of orders. The HHI Group has won a deal for two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, getting one step closer to reaching its target for 2018.
- Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering's had set sights on 2018 on USD 5 billion orderbook value, more than double from the last year’s accomplishment of USD 2 billion.
Meanwhile, Daewoo has won 43 vessels worth about US $ 6.22 billion, including 15 LNG carriers, 16 super crude oil carriers, 7 super large containerships and 5 special ships. According to the company's data, its orderbook counts 43 vessels worth about USD 6.22 billion.
- Samsung Heavy Industries
Namely, SHI's order for 2018 has reached the 45 vessels and 5.5 billion USD, including 14 LNG carriers, 13 containerships, 15 tankers and 3 specific-purpose ships.
Finally, SHI, which was targeting USD 7.7 billion worth of orders, has not yet met its sales target.