Tuesday, September 25, 2012
STX Dalian signs $330M deal to build four container ships
STX Dalian Shipbuilding Complex has signed a $330 million contract to supply four 9,200-TEU sized container ships to China International Marine Containers, STX announced Sunday.
Under the contract, the four container carriers will be built at the STX Dalian yard and delivered to CIMC, based in Shenzhen, by 2014. France's shipping giant CMA CGM will charter the containerships from CIMC, according to the STX statement.
The new deal brings the total orders received by STX Dalian to $2.2 billion this year.
Dalian is the Chinese shipyard of South Korea's STX Offshore and Shipbuilding.
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