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Columbia Shipmanagement opening Saudi office

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Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) is moving into the Middle East with an office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The new office in Saudi will offer full technical and crew management services to the shipping, offshore and energy sectors.

The primary purpose of Columbia Shipmanagement Saudi Ltd will to the needs of key client Saudi Aramco, but it will also allow the manager to work with other parties in Saudi, as well as a springboard into the Emirates.

Mark O’Neil, ceo of CSM said, “The opening of our office in Riyadh will give us the opportunity to cooperate with, and (most importantly) partner, those quality organisations in the region which mirror our own core values and service levels.

“Saudi is a rapidly developing dynamic market with many new cities, industries and sectors being developed. And we will use our experience in the Kingdom to set up further offices in the Emirates as new opportunities develop.”

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