Project logistics firm jumps on Africa's increasing energy activities

Project logistics firm jumps on Africa’s increasing energy activities

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The prospects within Africa’s solar, wind, hydrogen, oil & gas and mining sectors have prompted the Esbjerg-headquartered project logistics company, Blue Water Shipping, to expand its services on the continent.

As part of its growth strategy, the company expanded its operations in Africa, tapping into the increasing activities in South Africa and Namibia, with two new strategically placed offices.

Read also: Blue Water secures base services deal extension for INEOS

“Our expansion in Africa is driven by adding value and maintaining close market reach, aligning with the needs of our clients for a local presence in Africa. We are particularly excited about the dynamic development in the region, as well as the recent oil discoveries,” says Anders Maul, Director EMEA & CIS – Energy, Ports & Projects at Blue Water, on the strategic expansion.

Project logistics sprinkled with local knowledge

Heading the expansion in the African continent is Gerald Povey, who has taken the role of Director Africa for Energy, Ports and Projects at Blue Water. With over 40 years of industry experience, Povey brings the knowledge gained from leading transport and logistics companies, where he specialises in mining and energy projects.

Read also: Blue Water’s acquisition, Falcon Logistics, secures ExxonMobil contracts

Povey expressed his enthusiasm for his new role, stating, “This marks the beginning of an exciting expansion step in a continent full of opportunities for Blue Water. I am eager to collaborate with the global offices to strengthen our position in the transport and logistics industry in Africa.”

Blue Water is expecting to invest significantly in Namibia through local partnerships and further strengthen its presence in other African countries.

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Project logistics firm jumps on Africa's increasing energy activities

Project logistics firm jumps on Africa’s increasing energy activities

Photo Blue Water

The prospects within Africa’s solar, wind, hydrogen, oil & gas and mining sectors have prompted the Esbjerg-headquartered project logistics company, Blue Water Shipping, to expand its services on the continent.

As part of its growth strategy, the company expanded its operations in Africa, tapping into the increasing activities in South Africa and Namibia, with two new strategically placed offices.

Read also: Blue Water secures base services deal extension for INEOS

“Our expansion in Africa is driven by adding value and maintaining close market reach, aligning with the needs of our clients for a local presence in Africa. We are particularly excited about the dynamic development in the region, as well as the recent oil discoveries,” says Anders Maul, Director EMEA & CIS – Energy, Ports & Projects at Blue Water, on the strategic expansion.

Project logistics sprinkled with local knowledge

Heading the expansion in the African continent is Gerald Povey, who has taken the role of Director Africa for Energy, Ports and Projects at Blue Water. With over 40 years of industry experience, Povey brings the knowledge gained from leading transport and logistics companies, where he specialises in mining and energy projects.

Read also: Blue Water’s acquisition, Falcon Logistics, secures ExxonMobil contracts

Povey expressed his enthusiasm for his new role, stating, “This marks the beginning of an exciting expansion step in a continent full of opportunities for Blue Water. I am eager to collaborate with the global offices to strengthen our position in the transport and logistics industry in Africa.”

Blue Water is expecting to invest significantly in Namibia through local partnerships and further strengthen its presence in other African countries.

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