South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has received an order for a 174,000 cubic meter LNG carrier, the shipbuilder confirmed on May 14.Under the contract, received from an undisclosed Oceania shipowner, the vessel would be constructed at DSME’s Geoje Okpo shipyard.The shipyard is scheduled to deliver the LNG carrier, which is DSME’s fifth gas order this year, in the second half of 2021.So far in 2019, the Korean shipbuilding major secured an orderbook of 14 units with a value of USD 2.5 billion, representing 30% of its order target for this year.Apart from the five LNG carriers, the currents orderbook includes six crude oil carriers and three submarines.World Maritime News Staff
CLEAR LAKE — Newman pounded out 13 hits, five of them going for extra bases, as the Knights beat Clear Lake 14-5 in non-conference softball last night in Clear Lake, as you heard on AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB and kribam.com. Lily Castle was 3-for-5 with a triple and a double, while Paige Leininger, Emma Weiner and Alyse Bell all had two runs batted in to lead Newman. Julia Merfeld was 4-for-4 with two runs batted in to lead the Lions. Newman is 14-2 and will travel to Central Springs tonight. Clear Lake is 6-8 and will travel to Lake Mills tomorrow night to wrap up the regular season. — other softballFort Dodge 11-13, Mason City 1-3North Iowa 10, Rockford 7Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 3, West Fork 2Emmetsburg 16, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 0Algona 3, Iowa Falls-Alden 1 ST. LOUIS — Missouri Valley Conference commissioner Doug Elgin says if the basketball season began today, he would not feel comfortable with league teams playing games. Elgin says league officials are looking at various options to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.KGLO News · 7 – 9-mvc – 1Elgin says some difficult decisions are coming in the next few weeks.KGLO News · 7 – 9-mvc – 2One of the biggest issues will be establishing testing protocols for all sports.KGLO News · 7 – 9-mvc – 3Elgin says like nearly everyone in college athletics the Valley took a large financial hit from the loss of the NCAA basketball tournament.KGLO News · 7 – 9-mvc – 4 — other baseball from last nightWest Fork 6, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 5Rockford 7, North Iowa 1St. Ansgar 7, Charles City 2Forest City 15, Hampton-Dumont-CAL 5New Hampton 8, Lake Mills 0Algona 13, Iowa Falls-Alden 3Webster City 5, Humboldt 2 (Webster City wins NCC title) TONIGHT:AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com — Clear Lake baseball at Iowa Falls-Alden — 7:30 MASON CITY — #3/2A Dike-New Hartford scored twice in the top of the ninth to beat #6/1A Newman 3-1 in non-conference baseball last night in Mason City. Jacob Nelson and Doug Taylor each had three hits to lead the Knights, who drop to 12-4 on the season and will travel to Algona tonight. WEST DES MOINES — The top-ranked 4A baseball team has had their season shut down by COVID-19. Dowling athletic officials confirmed on Wednesday that a member of the coaching staff had tested positive for the virus. The test initially came back negative, but Wednesday morning word was received that the test was actually positive. Dowling athletic director Tom Wilson released a statement saying that they were following Polk County health protocols and suspending play for all levels of Dowling baseball and softball effective immediately, and due to the timeframe, it makes it necessary to end the seasons of each team. Dowling had played a doubleheader against Ankeny on Tuesday night after being given approval to play due to the initial negative test result for the coach. CEDAR FALLS —- Northern Iowa men’s basketball coach Ben Jacobson says two of his players tested positive for COVID-19. The UNI athletic department reported seven positive tests late last week.KGLO News · 7 – 9-bencv – 1Jacobson says both players feel great and are set to return to voluntary workouts. He says it is critical for the players to remain cautious.KGLO News · 7 – 9-bencv – 2 FORT DODGE — Mason City High picked up a sweep at Fort Dodge last night. Connor Wiemann had six runs batted in while the Mohawks stole six bases on their way to a 9-0 win in the opener. Mason City rallied from a two-run deficit in the seventh to tie it up and then beat the Dodgers 8-7 in eight innings. Connor Dalen had a three-run homer while Alex Deets had the game-winning hit. Ethen Roberts pitched three-and-two-thirds innings in relief to pick up the win for Mason City. The Mohawks are now 11-7 overall and 8-2 in conference play and will wrap up the regular season hosting Ottumwa on Monday night.