Yangzijiang bags US$1b worth of new deals in Q3

Order book strong as shipyard has options on another US$1b: analysts

CHINESE shipyard Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, having secured 25 new contracts since the start of September, is well on its way to meeting a higher volume of orders in order to maintain its profit levels.

The Singapore-listed shipbuilder announced eight contracts worth US$214 million early last month, and followed it up this week with another 17 deals worth US$871 million; these jobs have taken its total orders won to US$1.085 billion in the third quarter alone.

OCBC Investment Research said that the latest...

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