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KOTC signs large repair deal with ASRY

Dubai: Kuwait Oil Tankers Company has signed a comprehensive drydocking agreement with Bahrain-based Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard Company (ASRY).

The $33m agreement sets forth exclusive maintenance for 19 tankers over three years. The repair deal is one of the largest signed in the Middle East.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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