GNMTC and STX France are pleased to confirm the signature of a contract for the construction of a new cruise ship. This signature follows the letter of intent signed on June 4th, 2010.
The 139,400 ton vessel will be 333 meter long by 38 meter wide and include 1,739 passenger cabins and 732 crew cabins. Delivery of this ship is scheduled for December 2012.
Founded in 1975, GNMTC is a Libyan State owned company which operates a fleet of 24 vessels specialized in the transport of crude oil, oil products and LPG, all over the world. In order to expand its activity, GNMTC enters the cruise industry.
STX France is delighted to comprise a new client who intends to diversify in the cruise sector and who is confident in the Saint-Nazaire know-how to build his cruise ship.
"We are proud to welcome this new client on our Saint-Nazaire shipyard and therefore contribute to the expansion of GNMTC activities" Jacques Hardelay, General Manager of STX France, declares.
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STX Europe AS is an international shipbuilding group which aims to be the leading builder of cruise and offshore vessels. The group has a strong position in terms of developing state-of-the-art concepts, technology, processes and products for customers around the world. STX Europe AS comprises 15 shipyards in Finland, France, Norway, Romania, Brazil and Vietnam. STX Europe has approx. 16 000 employees.
STX Europe's principal shareholder, the international industrial group STX, has approximately. 51 000 employees and aims to be a global top player in its core areas; shipping and trade, shipbuilding and machineries, plant and construction, and energy. http://www.stxeurope.com