The consortium was created in response to the need for far more bespoke insurance needs of shipyard clients.
The South Korean government has been reviewing an additional restructuring plan with DSME’s creditors, under several preconditions.
Goseong O&S, which has been under a court-led restructuring programme, attracts seven potential bidders.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is considering spinning off its troubled shipbuilding division as it struggles under weak demand and low orderbook.
The price was not disclosed, but similar tankers ordered by other Dae Sun customers in 2016 have been priced around USD13 million.
The ships represent a new generation of flexible and environmentally-friendly tonnage for project cargo and specialised breakbulk commodity transportation, Spliethoff said.
The vessel deployed by Van Oord subsidiary Paans Van Oord is being built by the Dutch Neptune Shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam.
The tunnel for vessels up to 16,000gt will be created by blasting through a mile of rock near Selje, on the remote west coast.
SS Najoma was constructed in Norway by Kleven Verft, using a designfrom the offshore construction sector and adapted for deepwater mineral exploration.
Sonangol is developing a new business model to monetise two drilling rigs built by DSME, which will soon to enter service.