Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) signed a fleet agreement with Samos Steamship Company during the recent Posidonia exhibition held in Athens. The Greek shipping company is an existing client of N-KOM, with several repairs undertaken for their fleet of tankers to date.
Under the fleet agreement, N-KOM will be the preferred shipyard in the Middle East for the repairs of all vessels owned by Samos Steamship Company.
Managing Director of Nakilat Eng. Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti said: “We are pleased to be strengthening our strategic partnership with our client Samos Steamship through the signing of this fleet agreement, during one of the largest international shipping events of the year no less. Nakilat has enjoyed successful long-standing partnerships with Greek shipping companies such as Maran Gas Maritime, and we look forward to the continued support from our Greek and other International clients to grow Qatar’s reputation as a maritime centre of excellence in the region.”
Managing Director of Samos Steamship Company Anastassios Tzamouranis said: “We have been very satisfied with the high quality and timely repairs of our tankers by N-KOM over the years and are happy to further grow our partnership with this fleet agreement.”