STX Offshore Secures Tanker Contract

14 September 2010 (Last Updated September 14th, 2010 18:30)

STX Offshore and Shipbuilding has secured a $269.5m contract from unnamed European shipowners to build 11 newbuild vessels. The company will build six tankers, two bulkers, two optional product/chemical tankers and one optional 57,700dwt bulker. The product/chemical tankers will b

STX Offshore and Shipbuilding has secured a $269.5m contract from unnamed European shipowners to build 11 newbuild vessels.

The company will build six tankers, two bulkers, two optional product/chemical tankers and one optional 57,700dwt bulker.

The product/chemical tankers will be constructed at STX’s Jinhae shipyard.

The tankers are scheduled for delivery between Q3 2012 and Q2 2013.

The three Supramax bulkers, to be delivered in 2011, will have a length of 190m, a breadth of 32.2m and a height of 18.5m.