STX Shipbuilding Wins $594m Ship Deal

Thursday, March 27, 2008

 STX Shipbuilding Co., the world’s fifth-largest shipyard, said Wednesday (Mar. 26) that it has won an order valued at  $594m to build four ships, Korea.net reported.
The deal with a European shipping company calls on STX Shipbuilding to deliver the very large crude carriers by November 2011, the company said in a regulatory filing.
With the deal, STX Shipbuilding has won $1.9 billion worth of deals so far this year, up 36 percent from a year earlier.
Shipyards in , the world’s top shipbuilding nation, have won record orders in recent years as demand has surged for vessels to transport raw materials to and goods to the rest of the world.
Shares of STX Shipbuilding closed down 0.47 percent at 333,850 won on the bourse.
In a separate filing, the shipyard said it is targeting $11 billion worth of shipbuilding orders this year, 3 trillion won in sales and 200 billion won in operating income.

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Total CEO Killed in Moscow Runway Accident

Private jet collided with snow plow during takeoff; Total's CEO a defender of Moscow policies. Insiders Boisseau and Pouyanne long seen as potential successors.

Offshore Oil: Lamprell Completes Caspian Sea Drilling Unit

UAE-based Lamprell said that it completed construction of the second Caspian Sea jackup drilling rig, Mercury, for service in the Caspian Sea.   "I am delighted

Salamander Energy Updates on SONA Transaction

Salamander Energy said it has submitted a draft shareholder circular to the Financial Conduct Authority in relation to previously stated plans to divest of an interest in the Greater Bualuang Area.

Shipbuilding

Zamakona Yards Delivers Tuna Freezer Vessel

Zamakona Yards yesterday celebrated in Getxo (Bizkaia) the delivery of the tuna freezer vessel LJUBICA, their latest construction to the owner group Jadran based in Ecuador and Panamá.

Catamaran Passenger Ferries Delivered in Angola

Incat Crowther announced the delivery a pair of 30m catamaran passenger ferries, Macôco and Panguila, to Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola. The vessels, built by Astilleros Armon in Spain,

Offshore Oil: Lamprell Completes Caspian Sea Drilling Unit

UAE-based Lamprell said that it completed construction of the second Caspian Sea jackup drilling rig, Mercury, for service in the Caspian Sea.   "I am delighted

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1157 sec (9 req/sec)