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S'pore yards can compete and win on quality

They need not worry about the influx of 'cheap builds' from China: shipbuilder

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Mr Horsington: 'Shipbuilding (in China) is very irrational, emotive and a political subject.'

THE "low rates" charged by Chinese shipyards, especially for the building of smaller offshore vessels, mean Singapore yards and others in the region need to focus on higher value-added vessels to maintain their competitive edge and survive. George Horsington, president of business development at