Entries by amsol@amsol

POLAR NAVIGATION TRAINING: A FIRST FOR AFRICA!

As the leading employer of South African seafarers, AMSOL focuses on training and development to ensure a healthy talent pipeline for the maritime industry. With many of its seafarers serving on the South African Government’s Antarctic Supply Vessel, ‘SA Agulhas II,’ AMSOL seized the opportunity to offer Navigation Officers certification in Basic and Advanced Polar […]

NAMING OF ‘DENSU RIVER’ TANKER SIGNALS MARITIME PROGRESS

AMSOL in Ghana plays an important role in the country’s maritime industry; delivering marine fuel by tanker to international oil companies and clients in the fishing industry off Tema on behalf of the Ghana Oil Company (GOIL). Recently, during a drydock project that took place in Tema, the company’s tanker was renamed ‘Densu River’; symbolizing […]

COLLABORATION KEY TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

It is the combination of experienced seafarers, a fit for purpose vessel and access to extensive resources that enables effective marine emergency response and standby services. AMSOL’s footprint across the region ensures that the South African coastline is well covered should support be required; and the protection of the marine environment prioritised. Recent operations demonstrate […]

LADUMA! 2024 MARITIME INDUSTRY SOCCER TOURNAMENT

In a display of skill and sportsmanship, the 6th Maritime Industry Soccer Tournament, hosted by AMSOL, took place on Saturday 2nd of March. The event, which served as an opportunity for networking amongst maritime stakeholders whilst supporting the National Rescue Institute (NSRI), was a day filled with excitement and camaraderie. The tournament attracted participants from […]

FROM STARTUPS TO SUCCESS

Striving for a supply chain that is both inclusive and resilient, aligning with AMSOL’s vision of fostering growth and transformation in the regional ocean economy, the company welcomed eleven businesses into its Supplier Development Program in December 2023. This strategic approach not only diversifies the supply chain but also offers new opportunities for the incoming […]

MINDS MATTER: HELPING PEOPLE PROGRESS

In a noteworthy partnership spanning the last five years, AMSOL has yet again joined forces with Cape Mental Health on their Training Workshop Unlimited Program. The one-year program which commenced in July 2023 is focused on upskilling 20 unemployed individuals with entrepreneurial skills, practical workplace experience and job coaching support.

AMSOL SAFETY RESET

On the 1st of November, AMSOL launched the ‘Safety RESET’ campaign which served as an opportunity to stop, rethink and refocus our commitment to safety – and to engage with one another about what we can do better or differently to work and live safer. At its core, this supports AMSOL’s approach to SHEQ and continuous improvement.

BREAKING BARRIERS: AMSOL WELCOMES NEW SMME PARTNERS

In the pursuit of a more inclusive and resilient supply chain which aligns to AMSOL’s vision of growing and transforming the regional ocean economy; earlier this month AMSOL welcomed eleven new Small Enterprises (SMMEs) into its Supplier Development Program.

NAVIGATING NEW HORIZONS: INSIGHTS FROM CEO DAN NGAKANE

As the year draws to a close, I find myself both humbled and excited to address you as CEO of AMSOL. In my short time at the helm, I’ve witnessed the strength and resilience of employees as well as their commitment to ensuring that AMSOL continues to remain relevant and deliver value to clients in the region.