Published on January 25, 2021

Establishment of Fendercare Division within James Fisher and Sons plc

Fendercare today announced an exciting new relationship with its sister companies, Martek Marine and Martek Lifecare, and the formation of a Fendercare Division within James Fisher and Sons plc.

In a letter to customers, jointly penned by the Division’s MD Elizabeth Skinner and Martek’s MD, Stuart Ovington, Fendercare stated:

“Following a strategic reorganisation by our parent company, Fendercare Marine has now become a division within the James Fisher Group. The division has been formed by the addition of Martek Marine and its medical subsidiary, Martek Lifecare, alongside Fendercare’s existing businesses of Ship-to-Ship services (STS), Offshore Terminal Services (OTS), and Products.

Fendercare continues to operate globally from its head office at Seething in Norfolk, with over 60 offices and bases throughout the world.

Martek Marine, based near Rotherham in South Yorkshire and Singapore, is expert in safety-related products and gas detection equipment for the marine markets and is expanding its operations into the oil and gas industries early this year. It will continue as two separate businesses within the new division.

The change marks the start of a period of planned expansion for the Fendercare Division, building upon its market-leading position in STS transfers, including the growth of its LNG (Liquid Natural Gas) services, as well as turnkey operations for offshore terminals (OTS) and the continuing provision of high-quality marine products & equipment. Both Martek and Fendercare companies benefit from improved logistics and local infrastructure, ensuring products and services continue to be supplied in a timely and cost-efficient way.”

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