Italian state-owned naval shipbuilder Fincantieri announced that it has established a subsidiary in Qatar on 21 December.
Fincantieri Services Middle East, a management and logistics company based in Doha, will provide services to support the seven surface vessels ordered by the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces from Fincantieri in June 2016.
The EUR4 billion (USD4.7 billion) package consists of four multirole corvettes, one amphibious ship, and two patrol vessels.
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