The great news for the all seafarers- the largest operator of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) in the world – Gulf Marine Service (GMS) is record a deal with Zakher Marine International (ZMI).
The contact established a win-win relationship between ZMI and GMS. The goal of the cooperation is networked “procurement, logistics, maintenance, classification and repair, and employment and training of offshore crews” (https://www.offshore-mag.com/rigs-vessels/article/14176875/uae-support-vessel-operators-explore-cooperation). Moreover, both companies expect that it will lead to significant cost reduction as they operational activities are identical.
The executive chairman of GMS, Tim Summer, mentioned in his interview that in order to lower the operational cost in both of the companies, the series of action should be taken such as integration of supply chain and purchasing capacity.
Navis Crew Management is an authorized official representative agent of ZMI in Ukraine.
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