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SK challenges Samsung over alleged LNG carrier defect

SK Shipping has launched legal action against Samsung Heavy Industries over an alleged defect in an LNG carrier.
By Staff reporter 6 July 2018 0 31644

SK Shipping, the logistics arm of South Korea’s SK Group, has launched legal action against Samsung Heavy Industries over an alleged defect in an LNG carrier, the Yonhap news agency reported a local politician as saying on Friday.

The Samsung-built vessel has been idle for the past 75 days as SK Shipping has refused to load it with LNG because of a problem with its cargo containment system, which was discovered when the carrier arrived at Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG plant in the...