Seatrade Maritime is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

STX Shipbuilding bags $126m bulker order

STX Shipbuilding bags $126m bulker order

Seoul: STX Shipbuilding has won a $126m (129bn won) order for the construction of two bulk carriers for delivery by May, 2009 to an un-named European shipping company, the company said in a regulatory filing.

On Wednesday, the shipbuilder also said it has received a 259bn won contract from a European shipping company to build two very large ore carriers, reports Yonhap.

Shipbuilders in South Korea are working through order backlogs stretching into 2012 to meet rising global demand.  [30/05/08]

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.