Compa Repairs signs agreement to extend composite ship repair services
The partnership brings Croatia-based Compa Repairs closer to establishing its ship repair service network globally.
Source | Compa Repairs
Oceantech Shipping & Trading Ltd. is offering technical support and spare parts solutions to the international shipping market. Compa says the agreement makes Oceantech the exclusive Compa commercial and marketing agent in Greece and Cyprus. Hungarian company Tanxperts is focused on consulting, inspection and repair of tanks. As part of the agreement, the Tanxperts team has had Compa training, including a one-day lecture and three days of exercises. Additionally, Compa notes
Compa Repairs says all partner agreements are a part of the project, Compa 2GO - Composite Repairs for Ships: Service Demonstration, Certification and Market Entry, financed under the EU’s Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2 program.
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