Daewoo says to win 2 trln won order from Maersk

SEOUL Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:46pm EST

SEOUL Feb 21 (Reuters) - Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (042660.KS) said on Monday it expected to win a 2 trillion won ($1.80 billion) order from A.P. Moeller-Maersk AS to build 10 of the world's biggest type of container ships, confirming an earlier Reuters report. [ID:nL3E7DI06K]

Maersk (MAERSKb.CO), the owner of the world's largest container shipping firm, will hold news conferences simultaneously in London and Hong Kong at 0930 GMT, it said earlier.

(Reporting by Ju-min Park; Editing by Jonathan Hopfner)