AMSOL Bunker Tanker Renaming: A New Era in Ghana’s Maritime Industry

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AMSOL Ghana Bunker Tanker Renaming

African Marine Solutions (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 AMSOL’s commitment to indigenization.

The naming ceremony, which took place in the Port of Tema, was attended by key stakeholders including Hon. Kwame Osei-Prempeh, Group CEO of GOIL, H.E. Grace Jeanet Mason, South African High Commissioner to Ghana, Mrs. Sandra Opoku, Tema Port Director, and Mr. Brent Nartey, MD of Engen amongst many other dignitaries.

This event marked not only the change in the bunker tanker’s name but also celebrated the partnership between AMSOL and GOIL. After three years of dedicated service to clients, this ceremony reflects AMSOL’s commitment and roots in Ghana’s maritime industry.

For Kojo Quainoo, CEO of AMSOL Ghana, the renaming of the tanker symbolizes a significant milestone in the company’s history: “By naming the vessel Densu River, we not only embrace its local identity but also its promising future in Ghanaian waters.”

This sentiment underlines the importance of the recent local drydocking project conducted in Tema, emphasizing the vessel’s connection to the economy and its people. Mr. Quainoo further reiterated that the vessel’s crew is majority Ghanaian, boosting the country’s local economy.

Addressing the gathering, H.E. Grace Jeanet Mason stated that she was excited for this step by AMSOL Ghana as it represented a very significant milestone in the maritime industry, not just for Ghana but for Africa as a whole.

Speaking at the event, the Chairman of GOIL, Hon. Kwame Osei-Prempeh, highlighted that the naming of the vessel further solidified relations between AMSOL Ghana and GOIL as the bunker tanker will improve GOIL’s operations.

Local drydocking and renaming of the vessel was not just a logistical process but also a strategic decision that strengthens AMSOL’s presence in Ghana. Utilizing the local supply chain for projects of this nature reflects a commitment to the economy and a desire to develop the value chain.

The renamed ‘Densu River’ stands as a testament to the company’s commitment to grow the Ghanaian maritime industry while also honoring the country’s rich heritage. The Densu River basin, after which the tanker was named, covers over 2400 square kilometers and serves cities and communities within the Greater Accra Region, Eastern Region, and the Central Region of Ghana. The river is not only an essential source of water but also holds cultural and historical importance.

AMSOL Ghana Bunker Vessel Renaming
About AMSOL in Ghana

AMSOL Ghana is a specialist marine solutions provider with the experience, skills, and expertise to deliver a value proposition that addresses the needs of clients and manages their risk. The company provides fit-for-purpose vessels, equipment, as well as highly qualified and experienced marine professionals. AMSOL has a track record of delivering simple or complex marine projects, in a partnership approach, and delivers cost-effective, value-creating solutions to clients that include GOIL and Tema LNG. AMSOL invests in long-term, sustainable relationships and executes projects offshore, inshore, or in port to international standards.

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