STX Shipyard Receives Containerships Contract

25 November 2010 (Last Updated November 25th, 2010 18:30)

STX Dalian Shipyard, a subsidiary of STX Group, has secured a $240m contract from the Shipping Corporation of India to build three containerships. Under the contract, the STX shipyard will begin the delivery of the newbuilds in 2013. The shipyard said that it is looking to expan

STX Dalian Shipyard, a subsidiary of STX Group, has secured a $240m contract from the Shipping Corporation of India to build three containerships.

Under the contract, the STX shipyard will begin the delivery of the newbuilds in 2013.

The shipyard said that it is looking to expand its shipping portfolio away from a significant dependence on bulk and car carriers, according to koreatimes.co.kr.