Global bunkering firm Monjasa on Friday (8 November) said it has opened its first Monjasa office in Luanda, Angola and completed its first supply of very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) marine fuel at in Lome, Togo on 21 October.
Monjasa started supplying bunkers across West Africa in 2009 and to date, have delivered a total of 10.6 million metric tonnes (mt) of fuel products across the region from the Gulf of Guinea to Namibia.
Today, the company claims it is the leading supplier in West Africa measured on volume supported by a fleet of 10 tankers deployed in the region.
“The West Africa bunker market has developed very positively over the past 10-15 years and today matches bunker destinations like Las Palmas or South Africa. As an example, we are currently making IMO 2020 compliant fuel timely available across the region and we have just completed the first supplies in the Gulf of Guinea,” says Group CEO, Anders Ostergaard.
“In Angola, local representation is a key enabler for further developing our services, and now we get to show our commitment in Luanda and emphasise personal relations even further. We will continue to invest in West Africa for the benefit of our partners, the local communities and Monjasa.”
To support the new office location, the Monjasa owned 5,815-dwt tanker, African Chaser (to be renamed Monjasa Chaser), is now deployed as fixed tanker in Angolan territorial waters.
The address of Monjasa’s new Angola office is as follows:
Monjasa Angola Ltd.
Edificio Dalia Plaza
Av. de Portugal 31 – 35, 8.º Andar
Bairro e Distrito Urbano da Ingombota
Photo credit: Monjasa
Published: 13 November, 2019
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