SeaNews Turkey
Home FAQ RSS Links Site Map Contact Saturday, 30.Aug.2014, 20:12 (GMT)
All News
INTERVIEW
TURKISH STRAITS
SEANEWS MAGAZINE
COLUMNISTS
WORLD SHIPPING
PORTS
SHIPPING NEWS
SHIPBUILDING
ACCIDENTS
PILOTAGE&TOWAGE
MARKETS
LOGISTICS
SHIP RECYCLING
IMO&EU NEWS
PIRACY
TURKISH PRESS REVIEW
SEA SPORTS
NEWS FROM TURKEY
INSIGHT/OPINION
SHIPBROKER REPORTS
OFFSHORE
GUEST COLUMNIST
MARITIME RSS
Poll
Will freight markets ever return pre-crisis levels?
Yes, in 2014
Yes, in 2015
Yes, after 2015
No, never!
Who knows?
Get Adobe Flash player


 
WORLD SHIPPING

Remontowa Commences Operations in Namibia
Remontowa Commences Operations in Namibia


Remontowa Group are commencing operations in West Africa providing direct access to Remontowa’s experience and know-how for owners and operators of offshore support vessels. Another company will strengthen Remontowa Group’s operations (comprising 20 units so far, ranging from newbuilding yard, major European shiprepair and conversion yard to numerous service and marine equipment manufacturers). The new entity, Remontowa Marine Services Namibia, commences direct Remontowa presence and after-sales client support operations in Africa – growing offshore market.Wednesday, 09.May.2012, 09:34 (GMT)

Remontowa Group are commencing operations in West Africa providing direct access to Remontowa’s experience and know-how for owners and operators of offshore support vessels. Another company will strengthen Remontowa Group’s operations (comprising 20 units so far, ranging from newbuilding yard, major European shiprepair and conversion yard to numerous service and marine equipment manufacturers). The new entity, Remontowa Marine Services Namibia, commences direct Remontowa presence and after-sales client support operations in Africa – growing offshore market.

The major areas of operation to be covered by Remontowa Marine Services Namibia (RMSN) will be offshore industry based in Angola, Nigeria, Gabon and Namibia and others countries in West Coast of Africa. The new Remontowa company will be mainly responsible for servicing offshore support ships belonging to shipping and offshore companies co-operating with Remontowa Group (owners and operators of newbuildings delivered by the Gdansk, Poland – based group as well as those bringing their ships to Gdansk for repairs or conversions). Thus, Remontowa moves closer to Clients operating on thriving West African shelf oil and gas exploration and production developments. Ship repairs, maintenance and servicing ship equipment will thus be performed locally instead of bringing ships to distant European yards. This will reduce downtime and costs for operators of offshore support vessels fleets on West African waters.

We have chosen Namibia because, from our point of view, this is the optimal location for establishing a service center” explains Klaudiusz Stolarski, president of the new entity in Remontowa Group. “The company’s range of operations will cover mainly servicing ships either built at Remontowa Group yards or vessels sent to Gdansk for repairs, maintenance or conversions and upgrades by shipowners and operators who have been collaborating with Gdansk Shiprepair Yard “Remontowa” SA for years so far. We are moving closer to the Client. We want to be present with our services, where they are most needed – close to offshore oil and gas fields.”

West Africa appears to be the world’s third biggest and busiest area of new offshore oil and gas developments. Offshore oil and gas production’s growing continuously, while new discoveries are being announced offshore Tanzania, Gabon and Namibia.

Offshore support fleet comprises high-earning vessels, so every single day of downtime is very expensive for the owner or operator, too. Therefore, short reaction time, mowing closer to the Client, being available on the spot is just what the market expects from us”, Klaudiusz Stolarski adds and continues “Initially the company will employ over 20 specialists, both Polish staff and local employees to be trained by us. This is the plan for the first year of the company’s operations in West Africa, with options for development beyond the first year.

Remontowa Marine Services have been working on marine services and repair projects since 2003, which is confirmed by a number of certificates of approval. RMS service department covers a full scope of services in the field of maintenance, system integration, installation, commissioning, overhauls and repairs. Its Integrated Solution Supply covers engineering, supervising and project management, deliveries of materials and systems, installations, cable laying, wiring, start-up & commissioning, as well as maintenance and service in newbuildings, retrofits, conversions and upgrades. The company also provides flying squads.

Remontowa Marine Services Namibia operations, based in Walvis Bay, are scheduled to commence from May, 2012.


Read: 2869 Times- Remontowa, -


Rating (Votes: 0)
Add your comment(Existing: 0)  Tell friend  Print

COMMENTS ( 0 Existing)

Related Articles:







Events
August 2014
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
 

COLUMNISTS
MOST READ TODAY
"CMA CGM Attila" struck berth in Vancouver- 561
First Carbon Fiber Main Propeller Installed On a Merchant Ship- 313
Small ships will not be pushed out by the larger ones in Americas- 253
Shipowners and operators use outdated forms when reporting marine casualties- 240
Chinese Shipping Operators Missing Out on Global Trade Rebound- 234
Tanker with Kurdish Crude Dissappears from Radar- 223
Northwestern Passage to Open by Early September- 185
Western Australia Selling Terminals to Cut Debts- 177
Piraeus Port posts flat profit of US$4.3 million as revenues decline 3.3pc- 176
Maersk receives 11th 18,270-TEU ship to join Asia-Europe trade- 171

E-MAGAZINE
SeaNews June
October Issue
SeaNews June
September Issue
SeaNews June
July/August Issue
SeaNews June
June Issue
SeaNews June
May Issue

News in Pictures


Model Alexandra Fotopoulou holding the 9th issue of seanews magazine at the Posidonia Shipping Fair


Hot News
Container Shipping In for a Treat
VIDEO: Sofrana Surville’s round trip
Volumes up, Profit down at CMA CGM
Sovcomflot Navigates Back to Black
Matson is named top ocean carrier in Quest for Quality awards

 
Archive Search