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S.Korea's Samsung Heavy wins $1.1 bln drill ship order

SEOUL, Feb 24 (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries said on Friday that the shipbuilder had received 1.24 trillion won ($1.1 billion) worth of orders to build two drill ships for an unidentified shipper.

Samsung said in a regulatory filing that it would deliver the vessels by end-August of 2014. ($1 = 1128.9500 Korean won) (Reporting by Ju-min Park; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)