05 December 2017

James Fisher Nigeria launched to provide extensive marine capabilities to local market

James Fisher Nigeria combines the capabilities of the wider James Fisher and Sons Plc group to deliver marine expertise and solutions for projects in the Nigerian region.

James Fisher Nigeria (JF Nigeria) is a Nigerian company in partnership with the leading marine services group James Fisher and Sons plc and has been launched to provide a comprehensive range of services to the growing Nigerian region and add further value to its customers.

Formerly Fendercare Nigeria, the company has been renamed James Fisher Nigeria to more accurately reflect the broader services that the James Fisher and Sons plc group has to offer. JF Nigeria Ltd is a Nigerian company duly certified by the Department of Petroleum Resources which meets all Nigerian content requirements for its operations in the Nigerian oil and gas sector.

Having operated in the country for over 15 years, the launch of JF Nigeria will provide enhanced services to its customers with a comprehensive portfolio of specialised marine products and services focused in the oil and gas sector. This expanded local service offering will enable customers to achieve supply chain optimisation and the combination of local assets, personnel and resources will deliver improved responsiveness.

Seyi Jegede, manager of JF Nigeria, said of the launch:

“The launch of James Fisher Nigeria will enable us to focus on the delivery of high quality services and products that Fendercare Nigeria is already known for but with the addition of support, knowledge and expertise of the James Fisher group. This represents a real progression for the company and we look forward to working in partnership to provide great value to local customers.”