Setting Precedence – For Greater Marine and Offshore offerings in Africa
It is my utmost pleasure to welcome you to Norfin Offshore Pte Ltd. Being a premier and outstanding Company in the African Marine and Offshore market, Norfin Offshore have shown great and excellent achievements with different successful transactions history of over five (5) years.
From the little acorn grows the mighty oak. From the numerous calls for vessels and maritime support from Nigerian friends and the eagerness by Norwegian friends to enter into West Africa market, Norfin Offshore was formed in 2010 – to act as intermediary private sector driven company with knowledge of local cultures and a huge network base, as well as to act as a go between for foreign Companies and local Nigeria Companies. Our first foothold was in the collaboration of Varada Offshore and Nkrah Marine, Nigeria, for the successful chartering of ABG 80 tons AHTS vessel, King of Calabar. Today, we have expanded our relationship to Companies in South Asia, South East Asia and East Asia. Our reputation, integrity and deliveries have bought us many contacts, friends and support.
Who we are
Norfin Offshore is foremost, an innovative value added Company and directly supporting oil prospecting, oil drilling and oil field development in Africa without losing sight of the intermediary roles for collaborative partnership relationship.
With our ships ownership in sight and Norfin shipyard in pipeline by 2016 and in continuation to providing ship brokerage, ship management, ship building and ship repairs services to ship owners and prospective ship owners in West Africa, our long term focus is on building and shaping our portfolio for future generations. We are mindful of our diverse role as a forward looking Company, to challenge ourselves for the future and to focus on building for the long term. We take our responsibility as a frontrunner Company in Singapore and striving for the advancement of the communities we operate in. Our greatest Corporate Social Responsibility is in providing employment and skills development for the numerous young adults in Africa. We believe that providing employment is the greatest empowerment we could give.
Operating and Financial activities
Norfin Offshore has emerged in a comfortable financial position over the years and looking at exceeding these returns year on year.
Brokerage – Sales and Purchase: Our Brokerage sales and purchase activities have remained profitable. Our revenue in 2012 and 2013 has been a success to both our customers and us. Our Clients new building commitment for 2014 and beyond exceeds 17 vessels with total ship’s value of USD 320 Million and is still growing.
Brokerage – Chartering: We are constantly building more relationships so as to increase our Chartering portfolio, especially for ships chartering to Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. We believe challenges when properly and strategically manage brings good opportunities.
Ship Management and Ship delivery: We have increased investments in our West Africa infrastructure – offices in strategic locations and increased human resources to enhance our ship management and ship delivery services. We have also expanded our portfolio in Partnership with Local Companies in Nigeria for ship management and ship delivery services and also for SBM support activities.
Offices: We have increased our joint venture co-operation with strategic West African Companies from 2 to 8, covering most of the oil producing countries of West Africa.
We are working to establish offices in North Africa – Libya and Egypt to strengthen our capabilities in these markets.
We strongly believe that the size and extent of our relationships, marketing and marine transportation assets and network shows a broad strength, convenience and reliability that characterizes our company as we bring to our consumers the keys to the success and financial benefits of our business.
Norfin Offshore remains excited about our company’s prospects and faith for better positioning Company to realizing the growth opportunities for our business as well to our customers and partners. Norfin Offshore look forward to rewarding your loyalty and trust in doing business with us.
We could not have succeeded without the support of many people. We have enjoyed immense support from a number of Singapore, Malaysia and China Ship Owners and Shipyards and also from numerous Nigeria, Republic of Congo and Gabonese friends and companies.
To our friends, at home and abroad, we thank you for your support and guidance. As we progressively enter the Aquarian age, the spirit of Norfin Offshore will continue to shine and endure. We cherish our role as an active brokerage firm and ship owner / Manager, doing things today always with tomorrow in mind and being a trusted steward for our society and our future generations.