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C&I Leasing and Svitzer improve Nigeria’s offshore support capability with new deal

28th August 2014

C&I Leasing has signed an MOU with Svitzer, a unit of Maersk Group, to collaborate towards obtaining a contract with Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd (Nigeria LNG) for terminal support tugs and pilot vessels

C&I Leasing and Svitzer improve Nigeria’s offshore support capability with new deal
With over 30,000 LNG tanker assistances since 1993, Svitzer, is responsible for over 60 per cent of LNG tanker assists worldwide

Under the terms of the MOU, it is intended that Svitzer will provide assistance to setting up a simulator-based training centre in C&I Leasing’s Port Harcourt office, as well as provide access to cutting edge proprietary vessel management and operational software to enhance skills of its staff and improve reliability and availability.

Svitzer is the world’s largest towage and salvage Company, with a fleet of over 500 vessels and operations in over 40 countries including Nigeria where it provides support for 20 LNG terminals with 76 tugs and 35 support vessels.

With over 30,000 LNG tanker assistances since 1993, Svitzer, is responsible for over 60 per cent of LNG tanker assists worldwide.

C&I Leasing is a leading Nigerian content player in the offshore marine vessel space operating a fleet of 14 vessels that include terminal tugs, patrol vessels, Fast support intervention vessels and a platform support vessel.

C&I Leasing is currently the only equipment leasing and logistics company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

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