NigerStar 7 acquires Offshore Vessels

NigerStar 7, an Engineering.Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) has announced the addition of two offshore construction vessels to its Nigerian fleet. The Seven Antares and Seven Inagha offshore construction support vessels acquisition and the reflagging is in addition to other recent progressive and expansion investments executed by the company in recent time to increase its local fleet and its commitment to the Nigerian content development pursuit in the offshore oil and gas industry.
The pipelaying vessel Seven Antares is a modern pipelay and accommodation vessel with a 300 tonnes crane, ideal for conventional offshore projects in shallow and slightly deeper waters, while Seven Inagha is a modern jack-up accommodation and crane barge, suited to shallow water depths.Seven. The vessel built in 2009, has a 300t main crane capacity and is a 120t S-lay vessel with the capacity to lay pipe of up to 60-inch diameter and an accommodation area in excess of 330 berths and a deck area of over 1300m². The Chairman of NigerStar 7, Jagal and Nigerdock, Anwar Jarmakani, in his remark, at an event to mark the reflagging of the vessels was held at Snake Island Integrated Free Zone in Lagos Nigeria said; “NigerStar 7 is focused on creating employment opportunities and capacity development, supported by a modern and versatile fleet of marine assets, permanently imported and proudly Nigerian flagged.” Jarmakani further stated that NigerStar 7 had been growing its presence in Nigeria with the expansion of its operations in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Warri, and establishment of marine facilities at the strategic Nigerdock Support Base, owned by Jagal.

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