Abu Dhabi Ports and Allianz Marine to work together for offshore logistics
SAFEEN, Abu Dhabi Ports' marine service arm, has entered into an agreement with offshore vessel operator Allianz Marine & Logistics Services (AMLS) to set up a new joint venture for offshore logistics.
The new Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO) outfit will be one of the Gulf region's largest suppliers of onshore and offshore integrated logistics and subsea services.
“With access to a growing diversified fleet of modern vessels, our partnership with AMLS will allow us to take our expertise and capabilities to new horizons, and unleash our full potential as a preferred global maritime services provider," stated Captain Maktoum Al Houqani, head of maritime cluster, Abu Dhabi Ports.
OFCO will offer services for large-scale regional oil and gas offshore infrastructure projects, as well as for future projects to be launched in the coming years.
“With access to one of the largest service fleets marine services provider in the Arabian Gulf, we believe that OFCO will be a game-changer for the oil and gas market, providing integrated offshore logistics solutions and operational excellence to our clients," said Ahmed Khalil, general manager of AMLS.
Maritime Business World