Korea's STX Offshore Wins Patrol Ship Order

Korea Times
Monday, September 03, 2012

STX Offshore wins US$ 132-million order for 3 patrol ships for the Korea Coast Guard.

Under the deal with the Korea Coast Guard (KCG), STX Offshore will deliver the vessels by the end of 2015, the company told Korea Times.

The vessels, equipped with a Vulcan cannon, can cruise at an average speed of 30 knots.

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., the nation's fourth-largest shipbuilder, also delivered similar patrol ships to the KCG in 2010 and 2011.

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