S.Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding wins $565 mln order from Atwood

SEOUL, June 25 Mon Jun 24, 2013 9:50pm EDT

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SEOUL, June 25 (Reuters) - Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd said on Tuesday it won a 655.8 billion won ($565 million) order for a drillship from Atwood Oceanics Inc.

The South Korean shipbuilder said in a regulatory filing the contract is set to expire by end of 2015.

Daewoo Shipbuilding set a target to win $13 billion in orders in 2013, of which it had won 32.3 percent or $4.2 billion as of Monday, a spokesman for Daewoo Shipbuilding said.