AMSOL hosted a 3-day exhibition at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from the 17th to the 19th of August 2023 which was designed to pay tribute to the maritime icon ‘SA Amandla’. After decades of unmatched service to the maritime and shipping industries, and as advances in technology and innovation open a window on the future, key industry stakeholders involved in the tugs life took time out to celebrate her unique legacy.
During July, AMSOL’s Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel ‘Umkhuseli’ was involved in a cable lay route clearance project off of Yzerfontein, South Africa; supporting a cable laying vessel which was running a new fibre optic communication cable into South Africa. The ‘Umkhuseli’ cleared the cable lay route ahead of the cable being laid to ensure […]
AMSOL Ghana was recently awarded a contract by Tema LNG Terminal Company (TLTC) to provide a vessel management service in respect of MV ‘Manye’ and crew for ‘Torman’ FRU. Effective support of their specialised assets will see AMSOL providing experienced personnel, a professional technical management service and a streamlined strategic sourcing solution to ensure operational effectiveness.
AMSOL is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Ngakane to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 July 2023. His appointment follows AMSOL’s deliberate succession planning processes and is the result of an extensive recruitment process involving candidates from a variety of industries in the region. Dan will replace outgoing CEO Paul Maclons who has been at the helm for 17 years.
At AMSOL, we understand the importance of building a sustainable business and investing locally in each area of operation by ensuring that we have a diverse and inclusive workforce, a robust supply chain and partnerships which aim to improve the communities in which we work. In South Africa this is no different. Our continued commitment to transformation underpins our company’s Mission and we are therefore pleased to have maintained our Level 2 Contributor Status to Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment, verified annually against the requirements of the Maritime Transport & Services Sub-Sector Codes.
Utilising a fleet of four product tankers and two bunker barges, AMSOL conducts bunker deliveries to vessels in port and offshore on behalf of clients in the Energy sector. More than 370 000 tonnes of marine fuel was delivered safely in 2022. A strong focus on safety and environmental protection as well as in-depth technical knowledge on international standards and compliance ensures that we deliver a risk-managed solution. AMSOL also conducts Ship-to Ship (STS) cargo transfers of petroleum products, chemicals and gas at the ports of Richards Bay, Ngqura, Cape Town and offshore Angola.
With a track record of providing offshore marine support to the Energy sector across Africa, AMSOL’s experience in meeting the specialist requirements of Clients during these typically high-risk projects is extensive. Our involvement in diverse operations means that skilled AMSOL personnel are sought after for specialist and complex projects – and each job is an opportunity to ensure that seafarers and offshore personnel build important experience.
AMSOL remains committed to positively impacting the communities in which it operates which is reflected in a number of recent initiatives: The company awarded a bursary to learner Thembi Mazula at the Lawhill Maritime Centre Awards at the end of November for 2023 Maritime Studies at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. In continuation of a […]