Downstream Maritime

We specialize in seaborne transportation of petroleum products and renewable fuels. We are involved in tanker chartering, offshore marine support, ship management, implementing transportation of refined petroleum product supplies from West African coastal refineries and floating import storage tankers to major petroleum storage facilities along the West and Southern African coast.

We provide fully integrated logistics and marine transportation solutions for our numerous clients, offshore marine support, commercial ship management and floating storage for petroleum products at the outer port limits (OPL) of Lagos, Cotonou and Lome Offshore.

Our clients are local oil marketing companies and major international oil traders such as MERCURIA TRADING, NIMEX PETROLEUM, VITOL, ADDAX, TRAFIGURA and International Oil companies (IOC’s) such as EXXON MOBIL and AGIP. We also enjoy a healthy working relationship with reputable shipbrokers like RIVERLAKE SHIPPING of Geneva, TANKER LOGISTIC VENTURE Athens, NITRAM and STRATEGIC SHIPPING of Rotterdam, VOGT & MAGUIRE and OCEAN SHIPBROKERS of London.

We currently operate a fleet of six chartered-in petroleum tanker ships ranging from 6,000 to 20,000 deadweight tons, and one owned 40,000 deadweight ton tanker vessels for a lighteage contract with a major international oil trading company based in Geneva, Switzerland.

We are duly registered with the Nigerian Maritime Administration & Safety Agency (NIMASA), Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). We are also Executive members of the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS) and the Indigenous Ship-owners Association of Nigeria (ISAN).

Downstream Maritime Services

  • Marine petroleum transportation of clean refined petroleum products

  • Integrated transportation solutions (pre-fixture, in route and post-fixture monitoring)

  • Tanker Chartering

  • Offshore Marine Support

  • Commercial Ship Management

  • Floating Petroleum Storage solutions

  • Ship Brokerage

  • Dry Docking and Ship Repair, Supervision and Coordination

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