Maritime Support Services Limited has carried out a number of projects for both the Oil & Gas Industry and the Construction Industry. These include rig moves (inshore and offshore), rig/wreck salvage, surveys (route & slot), personnel supply, provision of military security, logistics support, marine consultancy, dredging, and sand supplies.

Some of the specific jobs successfully executed in the Oil & and the Construction Industry include:


November, 2018

Depthwize Imperial Rig move from Esuk Odu Well Location, Akwa Ibom State to Obodo Field well 28 November, 2018.


November, 2018

Aviam Elaine Rig move from Bonny Discharge Point to Aiteo Nembe well 75 November, 2018.


October, 2018

Route Inspection for Depthwize Imperial rig move from Moni Pulo Esuk Odu Location to Parrot Island October, 2018.


October, 2018

Rig move and positioning of SINOPEC Rig XIN SHENGLI 1 from Cluster 52 to Cluster 3 in SPDC Forcados (Estuary)Offshor OilField October 2018.

September, 2018

Vessel Inspection for SINOPEC XIN SHENG LI YI HAO Rigmove at Onne Port on September, 2018.

August, 2018

Consultancy Services to represent SINOPEC at Shell for pre-move Meeting on August, 2018.


October, 2018

Route Inspection for Depthwize Imperial rig move from Moni Pulo Esuke Odu Location to Parrot Island; October 2018.


July - August, 2018

Positioning of XIN SHENG LI 1 offshore rig to an existing platform. The rig was positioned at 2.2m to the platfrom from the rig transom at Forcados (Estucery)


March - April, 2018

Depthwize Imperial offshore/inshore Rig move from Niwa Jetty, Warri to Esuk-Odu creek, Akwa-Ibom state.


November, 2017

SDF BR 301 Rig move from Brawal Jetty, Onne Port to Dodo North EASA 002 Well Location


August, 2017

Bathymetric Route Survey from Clough Creek Junction to Dodo North EASA 002 Well Slot Entrance


August - September 2017

Client:Oando Energy Services

Location:Onne Port to Elcrest Opuama Well-7 OML 40

Description:This rig move was in 2 phases (First phase: offshore tow from FOT Onne Port to Escados Point, Nana Creek; and 2nd Phase: Inshore tow from Escados Point, Nana Creek to Elcrest Opuama Well-7, OML 40


September, 2017

Bathymetric Route Survey from Olero Creek by Benin River to Elcrest Opuama Well-7 Location, OML 40


December 2016 - June 2017

Provision of Military Security and Logistics Support for Elcrest/Eland Oil Crude Lifting from OML 40 Tie Point on the Benin River to FPSO offshore Escravos Bar


November, 2015

OES Respect Rig move from FOT Onne Port to Chevron Alero Creek between


October 18 to October 21, 2013

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Alakiri Well 36 to Alakiri OTOQ-3

February 27 to March 7 and March 9 to March 30, 2013

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Santa Barbara South Well 2 to Walterkiri Well 2X

November 24 to December 10, 2012

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Santa Barbara Well-14 to BLMP-2

February 4 to February 10, 2014

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Alakiri Well 37 to Bonny SXLZ-1

October - November, 2015

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Benisede-24 to FOT Onne Port the move lasted for 25 days

August 15 - August 25, 2015

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Benisede-23 to Benisede Well ECTX the move lasted for 11 days

June 16 and July 8, 2015

OES Passion Rig move from Onne Port to Shell Benisede Well DXTS-1 the move lasted for 23 days

August 1 to August 5, 2014

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Alakiri Well 37 to Onne Port

April 21 to April 28, 2014

OES Passion Rig move from Shell Bonny 31 Well to Bonny TTMK 1 Well


June 2 to June 8, June 2015

Depthwize Monarch (Submersible) Rig move from Onne Port to OML 290 (Offshore Tow) the tow lasted for 7 days

November 5 and November 9, 2014

Depthwize Monarch (Submersible) Rig move from Bonny Town Rig Discharge Point to Brawal Jetty, Onne Port.


June 28 to July 28, 2014

Depthwize Majestic Rig move from grounded position at Ndoro Flat to Conoil Obodo Field, Delta State. (This Rigmove was in 3 phases (First phase: Inshore tow from Ndoro Flat to Brass; 2nd Phase: Offshore tow from Brass to Escravos and 3rd Phase: Escravos to Obodo Field – this is as a result of very shallow sections of the creek route that will not take the draft of the rig).

January 10 to January 26, 2015

Depthwize Majestic Rig move from Obodo Field in Delta State to Ango Field, Bayelsa State the tow lasted for 17 days. The rig move was in 3 phases (First phase: Inshore tow from Obodo 28 Well to Escravos; 2nd Phase: Offshore tow from Escravos to Brass and 3rd Phase: Inshore tow from Brass to ANGO Field – this is as a result of very shallow sections of the creek route that will not take the draft of the rig

January 10 to 20, January 20, 2015

Depthwize Majestic Rig Marine Spread (Barges) from Conoil Obodo 28 Well to Ango Field, Bayelsa State

April 19 to May 1, 2012

Depthwize Majestic Rig move for Conoil from Onne Port to Koluama


January 16 to January 20, 2015

Depthwize Imperial Rig move from Conoil Obodo 29A Well to Inland Waterways Jetty, Warri.

April 12 to April 29, 2014

Depthwize Imperial Rig move from Conoil Ekorkor Field to Bayelsa State Oil Company/Century Exploration & Petroleum Limited Atala Field, Bayelsa State


February 10 to February 17, 2013

OES Integrity Rig Salvage & Move from NAOC Ogbainbiri Deep A to Ogbainbiri Deep B (Oando was already looking out for professionals from overseas to hire on this salvage job but Maritime Support Services was expected to give a try and an excellent job was done for the Client). Rig was successfully refloated.


From 2012 to date

Provision of Marine Consultancy Services and Personnel to Depthwize.


From 2009 to 2012

Salvage of wrecks (vessels & Barges of varying tonnage) at the Shell Kidney Island with full involvement of NIMASA personnel as observers.


From 2011 to date

Dredging - Sand stockpile and Supply to Construction Companies in Rivers State. Our Clients include Lubrik Construction Company (LCC), Setraco Nigeria Limited, Monier Construction Company (MCC) and private Estate Developers.


From 2007 to 2009

Dredging & Stockpiling of Sand at Ogbakiri Waterfront, Rivers State for Julius Berger Nigeria Plc towards the Construction work of the East-West Road {Ahoada – Port Harcourt axis}


From 2006 to 2007

MSSL personnel were involved in the Reclamation Project of the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, and Bayelsa State - originally awarded to Konaliz Dredging Nig. Ltd by Bayelsa State Government