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RN, RFA to benefit from Duqm JV

14th December 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


The UK’s Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary will be among the first services to benefit from an arrangement between Babcock International Group and Oman Drydock Company (ODC) to provide engineering services at its site at Duqm port in the sultanate.

The Duqm site will also service the Royal Navy of Oman and Royal Oman Police Coast Guard.

Discussions between the two companies had been ongoing for some time and although it had been widely reported that this joint venture would happen, the signing on 21 November marked its formal agreement. In 2014 the Royal Navy (RN) survey vessel HMS

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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