With reference to an announcement dated December 3, regarding the approval received from the Government for acquiring six Handymax bulk carriers of about 57,000 dwt each
, Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) has informed the BSE that it has p laced orders for the same with STX Shipyard, Korea.
The shipbuilding contracts were signed on December 4. The vessels are expected to be delivered between 2011 and early 2012. (Source: /www.thehindubusinessline.com)