CAPE TOWN – South African companies who showcased their capabilities at the four day-long Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas in the US are pleased with the quality of meetings and leads they acquired.
The delegation was from the steel and fabrication; engineering and services; electro-technical and services; and oil and gas sectors, and the Saldanha and Richards Bay Industrial Development Zones.
A 32-year-old who studied B-Com Accounting degree and furthered his studies in Maritime Economics and later found passion in the shipping industry Mr Durand Naidoo who is the Managing Director at Linsennambi – a 100 percent black-owned South African shipping company, offering bunkering and shipping services to the maritime industry, attended the Offshore Technology Conference and showcased for the first time.
Naidoo described the South African pavilion at the conference as one that allowed him to engage with the principals and suppliers whom he deals with on an international basis and new potential clients. I was overwhelmed with the companies from all over the world, across the spectrum and the leading technology as well as equipment, said Naidoo.
Additionally, he said that he was pleased with the participation and turnout and will be following-up with international companies that are looking for bunkering service in their offshore bases which will be positioned for drilling around Mozambique and Mossel Bay areas.