11 January 2016

Fendercare awarded Certificate of Excellence.

Fendercare Marine has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for STS operations throughout 2015.

Fendercare Marine, the foremost global provider of ship-to-ship cargo transfer services and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for STS operations throughout 2015.This award has been presented by the Dubai Maritime City Authority in recognition of Fendercare Marine's...:

"excellence in conducting STS operations to the highest safety and professional standards in Dubai waters and the excellent communication updates received from the STS team."

The Certificate of Excellence is a new award which will be presented annually to an STS provider who is meeting Dubai Government criteria for conducting safe and professional STS operations with high standards.

Fendercare Marine has provided STS services to the oil and gas shipping industries globally since 1995. Transfers can take place between vessels of any size and a variety of cargoes including crude oil, white and black products, LPG and LNG, as well as dry bulk.

Today these services are provided by Fendercare Marine from a network of over 50 worldwide bases, currently handling in excess of 2,800 transfers a year. Fendercare Marine has an exemplary safety record, without a single environmental incident since they began STS services.

The operation has grown significantly since 1995 as clients have recognised the trading opportunities and logistical benefits of being able to transfer cargoes between vessels at any time and almost anywhere.

Elizabeth Skinner, Fendercare Marine operations director said:

"We are delighted to have received this award. We have been providing STS services for 21 years and operating in Dubai for over 10 years. This is a real testament to the safety standards we aspire to continually improve, as well as the strong communication ethos we have embedded in the company. The growth in STS operations carried out worldwide demonstrates Fendercare Marine's professional performance in carrying out these operations and reflects the trust placed in Fendercare Marine by the world's leading oil majors in protecting their valuable assets."