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Genting Hong Kong announces 707 million euro shipbuilding contract

HONG KONG, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Genting Hong Kong Ltd will pay German shipbuilder Meyer Werft GMBH 707 million euros to build it a new cruise liner, the Hong Kong based company said in a stock exchange filing on Monday.

Genting, a subsidiary of the Malaysian gaming-to-plantation conglomerate, said that the new ship will cater mainly to clients from greater China. The contract is subject to shareholder approval.

For the full statement see:

http://www.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/2013/1007/LTN20131007808.pdf (Reporting By Lawrence White; Editing by David Cowell)