L&T to Invest $111m in Shipyard

Thursday, May 04, 2006
According to reports, Larsen & Tubro (L&T) Ltd, India's largest construction and engineering firm, aims to invest more than $111 million to build a second shipyard and grab a share of the global demand for . The second shipyard project is part of this strategy as it sees a growing demand for specialized vessels. L&T said on Tuesday it had won an order worth $98 million to build four semi-submersible container cargo vessels for Zadeko Ship Management CV of the Netherlands. It was the maiden order for L&T's first shipyard, work for which had started at Hazira in the western state of Gujarat about 18 months ago. Source: SiliconIndia

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