Asian giant builder wins NZDF $700m contract

South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has won a $NZ493 million ($F711.6m) contract to build a naval tanker for the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). The vessel, whose purchase has been approved by the NZ Government, is expected to be delivered by 2020. The tanker will be ice-strengthened and winterised for operations in Antarctica, […]

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