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Euromaritime 2017: Cost effective solutions needed for sector

1st February 2017 - 10:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Paris


As naval shipbuilding finds itself in the doldrums, industry focus is being turned to ship repair, maintenance and commercial projects, according to some manufacturers present at the Euromaritime conference and exhibition in Paris.

Held from 31 January to 2 February at the Porte de Versailles, the show brings together a range of OEMs, integrators and maritime subsystem developers from across Europe.

A drop in naval shipbuilding programmes from export customers reliant on oil prices has seen some firms move to focus elsewhere in the industry.

One company said that new naval shipbuilding represented a far smaller portion of its portfolio

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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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