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First steps towards new diversification strategy

First steps towards new diversification strategy

Namaka Compliance assists with Local Content in Trinidad and Tobago as part of a Diversification Strategy


This forms the organisations diversification strategy to look outside the UK rather than being solely reliant on just the UKCS as a revenue stream. Whilst many look to try and increase opportunities in many of the existing markets, Namaka Compliance has targeted Trinidad and Tobago (TT).

Namaka Compliance a Division of Namaka Subsea recently assisted with Local Content In Trinidad and Tobago (TT), this was due to travel restrictions that meant no expatriates were capable of travelling to the country. The requirement was to utilise local nationals for project work offshore on a vessel with the relevant experience and knowledge to deliver the services required by the operator.

Namaka Compliance were able to identify and screen personnel and develop a Local Content plan for the individuals involved remotely, whilst engaging with their local offices in TT. The project personnel were then inserted in to ‘Athena’ Namaka Compliances Competence Management System allowing the client to track the Competence and Training development plan that was implemented for the relevant individuals. This Local Content planning ensured that not only trained but a competent and compliant workforce was supplied with the current knowledge in a highly regulated industry.

Jamie Murphy the Operations Manager of the Compliance Division said ” I am glad that we were able to assist a local operator with Local Content, during this period with Covid and restrictions being in place many companies are restricted to what personnel they can provide to projects overseas. This is placing a greater emphasis on Local Nationals having the requisite training and competence to be deployed on Major Energy Projects. With our Local Content training and competency plans we were able to identify and develop the relevant individuals with no detriment to the operations undertaking”

Namaka Compliance have two (2) Local Content Programmes, the first of which is Bridging the Skills Gaps (BSG) which is designed to take a local national workforce and upskill them to the standards required by Regulators, the second is Bridging the Suppliers Gaps (BTSG) , which take Local national companies to develop and enhance their capabilities allowing for them the ability to tender and participate in Major Energy projects, while being able to display they have the risk management processes in place for a highly regulate industry.

Namaka Compliance see much more emphasis on Local Content wherever International Energy Companies or Engineering, Procurement Companies conduct work internationally. Namaka Compliance are currently in discussions in regards to these products in Emerging Markets in Latin America and Africa.

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Published: 10-09-2020

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