STX Shipbuilding Co. said Wednesday it had secured a $468m order to build six bulk
carriers from a Greek shipping company.
The order calls for STX Shipbuilding to deliver the vessels to Anangel Maritime Service Inc. by June 2011, the company said in a regulatory filing.
The shipbuilder, a unit of South Korea's STX Group, said it will focus on building larger ships such as oil tankers and liquefied natural gas carriers
. Its net profit reached
41.1 billion won last year, compared with a loss of 6 billion won a year earlier.
Source: Business in Asia Today