SOURCE: SEACOR Response

SEACOR Response

July 27, 2011 13:23 ET

SEACOR Response and Pollution Control Equipment Ltd Form Alliance for Provision of Oil Spill Response in Uganda

LONDON--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - SEACOR Response, a global leader in emergency preparedness and response solutions, and Pollution Control Equipment Ltd (PCE), a local provider of pollution services and equipment, announced today that they have formed an alliance to provide a broad range of oil spill preparedness and response solutions to support the developing oil and gas sector in Uganda.

"SEACOR Response has seen considerable growth in the Africa market and we are delighted to be expanding our services in partnership with PCE. The combined resources of our organisations will provide a comprehensive range of local services, including the development of oil spill plans, training, equipment rental and the provision of an on-the-ground spill response capability. Our goal is to ensure response systems are in place and are delivered to the highest possible health, safety and environmental standards," said Neil Challis, President of SEACOR Response.

"The development of the oil & gas sector is a positive advancement for Uganda, but brings with it certain challenges, not least the protection of the environment. We aim to support the sustainable development of the oil & gas sector at a local and national level by helping to ensure they are fully prepared for oil spill emergencies. We are proud to be associated with SEACOR Response and this marks the first step towards a reliable and comprehensive spill response service for the oil and gas industry in Uganda," said Eng. Lammeck Kajubi, President of PCE.

SEACOR Response, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH), is a global leader in the provision of emergency preparedness and response solutions with a focus on providing highly responsive local service with the highest safety standards, innovative technology, modern efficient equipment and dedicated professional employees. SEACOR Response combines local services and knowledge with the global strengths of a major international company to deliver quality service worldwide.

PCE is a subsidiary of AIR WATER EARTH (AWE) LTD, the first local environmental engineering consulting firm in Uganda. Incorporated in 2007, PCE was the first environmental engineering systems contractor in Uganda, dedicated to the supply/installation of pollution control systems, spill response equipment and services. PCE is proud to be the nations' pioneer in providing reliable pollution control equipment and technologies from our trusted industry leaders in USA and Europe, backing them up with rock-firm after-sales service.

Contact Information

  • For additional information, contact
    Molly Hottinger
    + 1 (954) 627-5278
    or visit SEACOR Response's website at www.seacorresponse.com