French yards hit high note

Drydock 10 at Marseille, said to be the world’s third biggest, is being refurbished to accommodate large cruise ships and other vessel types (photo: port of Marseille Fos)

The French shiprepair industry is working hard to revive Europe’s repair yards in the face of Asian and Middle Eastern competition - with some positive recent results. Bill Thomson reports.

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