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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Slovakia Buys Russian

BRATISLAVA () -- Slovak shipbuilder Slovenske Lodenice Komarno has sealed a barge contract with a Russian shipping company worth $100 million, company officials said Friday.

The contract, with the North Sea Shipping Company in Archangelsk, calls for 17 Rhone-type barges to be delivered by 1997, said Komarno general director Milan Kopcok.