The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has begun the public opening of technical bids submitted by 91 companies to secure contract for the provision of Coastal and Bunkering Vessel Services, NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ohi Alegbe, said in a statement.

“I am happy that there is much show of interest in this process. The Process is going to be transparent from the beginning to the end and we want the best yield in terms of value addition and best services and obviously we are going to grow the Nigerian Content in this regard. I am hoping that you are going to be part of the journey that we are taking NNPC through,” he added.

The ongoing bid exercise seeks to engage the services of reputable organizations with essentially three ranges of Deadweight Tonnage (DWT) 5, 000-8, 000 DWT, 10, 000- 20, 000 DWT and 25, 000-50, 000 DWT.