BHP and Daiichi order bulker

PUBLISHED : Friday, 03 April, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 03 April, 1998, 12:00am

BHP Transport and Daiichi Chuo Kisen have ordered jointly a 185,000 deadweight tonne bulk carrier from Samsung in South Korea. Each company will hold a 50 per cent stake in the new vessel, which is intended for the transport of iron ore and coal. It is scheduled for delivery in early 2000.