British company enters oil market in Angola

5 August 2015

British company Ceona established a strategic partnership with Interoil Angola as part of a project to expand its African business to Angola, the company said in a statement on its website.

Ceona is already present in West Africa through partnership with Seaweld in Ghana as well as a strategic partnership with Marine Platforms Limited in Nigeria.

Interoil Angola is a “well known” company and approved supplier to major oil operators in the region, said Bill Hickie, vice president for business development at Ceona, adding “as well as this it is one of the only Angolan companies with a ship management license.”

“The strategic partnership allows Ceona officially to enter the Angolan market of, a country that is suitable for maritime activity to be developed by our ship Ceona Amazon,” added Hickie.

The Ceona Amazon is a ship built to carry out complex logistical projects in deep-water areas in remote locations. (macauhub/AO)