STX to build bulkers for Turkish owner

12 Jan 2010

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, South Korea, has signed a contract for two plus two 57,300 dwt bulkers with Turkish shipowner Densa.

The vessels will be built at STX’s Jinhae shipyard and will be delivered from 2011 onwards. The newbuildings will have a length of 190m, a beam of 32.3m, a depth of 18.5m and a service speed of 14.5 knots.

STX said that it planned to focus on offshore plants and specialised vessels as well as research and development projects in 2010.

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