STX Books Gas Carriers
STX Offshore & Shipbuilding of Korea penned an additional order for a pair of handysize gas carriers from Ultranav.
With this newly signed order, STX now secures Ultranav's a total of eight firm 22,000-cbm units plus options on the book.
The latest pair of eco-design semi-refrigerated LPG, ammonia and petrochemical gas carriers will be delivered in August and September of 2014 to the Chilean owner.
The newbuilding price was not revealed.
“This move is considered an important step in Ultranav’s long-term strategy for fleet renewal and expansion,” said an official from Ultranav.