STX Awarded Viking Line Ferries

31 October 2010 (Last Updated October 31st, 2010 18:30)

STX Group has secured a $355m order to build two cruise ferries for Viking Line. The ferry duo will be built at STX Finland, a subsidiary of the South Korean STX Group, and be delivered by early 2013. The 57,000dwt vessels will each have a length of 210m, a top speed of 23

STX Group has secured a $355m order to build two cruise ferries for Viking Line.

The ferry duo will be built at STX Finland, a subsidiary of the South Korean STX Group, and be delivered by early 2013.

The 57,000dwt vessels will each have a length of 210m, a top speed of 23kn and can accommodate 2,800 passengers and 200 crew members.

The cruise vessels will operate between Turku, Finland, and Stockholm, Sweden.