STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co to Build 8 Vessels

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., a South Korean shipbuilder, on Tuesday said it won a combined 683 billion won (US$ 610 million) worth of orders to build eight vessels.

In a 447 billion won contract with a European client, STX Offshore will deliver two liquefied natural gas carriers by January 2015, the company said in a regulatory filing.

Under a separate 236 billion won deal, STX Offshore will build six tankers for a European customer by November 2013, it said.

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