06 April 2013, Lagos – Drawing on its access to global commercial, financial and technical partners, AfrikDelta Marine Limited, ADML, has established an affiliate company AfrikDelta Shipping Services Limited, ADSSL, to operate contracted vessels under the Nigerian flag.
This was contained in a statement released by AfrikDelta Marine Limited, a 10 years old partnership between the Jagal Group and Lamnalco Limited in Nigeria.
The ADML disclosed that the partnership was designed to meet the industry’s need to provide world class service and deliver on the local content and cabotage requirements.
“As part of the commitment to constantly develop our portfolio and meet the increasing needs of our industry, a new company has been established. AfrikDelta Marine Ltd
“AfrikDelta Marine Limited, ADML, is a wholly owned indigenous company and is backed by Jagal Group’s 40 years of experience in fabrication, manufacturing, production and logistics supporting Nigeria’s offshore oil and gas production.
Recognising the value of the Smit Lamnalco global experience, global reach and penetration into a global marine industry, and to build upon the long standing relationship, the Jagal Group has contracted Smit Lamnalco to provide Technical Services to ADML.
Smit Lamnalco will deliver an international perspective on technical innovation, safety and reliability in service delivery. Moreover, the Smit Lamnalco reach across the marine industry influence and cost leadership will be funded back into Nigeria where Smit Lamnalco will continue in its long, proven history of capacity building and technology transfer.
Jagal’s local market insight and world-class standards on service, safety and corporate responsibility, together with the technical services provided by Smit Lamnalco mean that ADML will offer an unrivalled, cost effective and quality assured marine and offshore services to its clients.
As a Nigerian enterprise, the establishment of ADML, builds on the Local Content Directive and represents a proactive step towards supporting Jagal’s strategy to build capacity in Nigeria’s marine industry.
In a proven and long standing stable and proactive relationship both Jagal and Smit Lamnalco look to develop further, through teamwork and entrepreneurship a safe, reliable and assured service which is underpinned by the integrity of our structures, management and staff.
ADML is at your call to deliver a world class service in Nigeria for our Nigerian and International clients, by Nigerians: Our aim is to be the best in class marine service provider across the industry.”