STX Shipbuilding Wins $266m Order

Thursday, March 16, 2006
STX Shipbuilding Co. received a $266.7 million order to build six petrochemical product carriers, reportedly from a Hong Kong-based company. STX reportedly plans to deliver the tankers - which will have the capacity to load 51,000 tons of petrochemical products - by Sept. 2009. (Source: Dow Jones)

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