The Comarco Group (“Comarco”) was established in Mombasa, Kenya in 1971 before expanding its range of activities and area of operations to working throughout the Indian Ocean and along the entire eastern Africa seaboard and interior.
Comarco operates throughout Asia and Africa providing services by sea and river, over beaches and on land to the oil industry, offshore and onshore projects, construction and logistics organisations using Comarco’s experience, know-how, and equipment.
Comarco is now the leading marine and specialized contractor, with over forty years experience in the region, owning and operating its own fleet of tugs, barges, supply vessels and specialized equipment for offshore, close shore and beach operations.
Through its group companies, Comarco owns, manages and operates a fleet of Tugs, Barges, Supply & Utility Vessels, Cranes, Heavy Transport Vehicles, Trucks, Trailers and Camp equipment, which are available throughout Asia and Africa; for hire or as part of turn-key packages.
From the transport of a Parker Drilling rig from Somalia to across the beach in southern Tanzania for AGIP in 1978 to the loading, stowage and transport of a Sakson Drilling rig for PanAfrican from Songo Songo Island to Mombasa in June 2012, Comarco has transported in excess of 7 million revenue tons of cargo using a combination of tugs, barges, landing craft, OSVs and conventional vessels.
Across beaches and over quays throughout the entire eastern seaboard of Africa, Comarco has worked for a variety of independents and multinationals including Amoco, Anadarko, Bawden, BGP, Blocker, Chevron, Deutag, Geosource, Halliburton, Helmerich & Payne, Maurel & Prom, Oxy, Nabors Drilling, Shell, Schlumberger, Sonatrach, Songas amongst others.
By virtue of their many years in the industry, Comarco is able to call upon and provide a skilled and experienced workforce including ship crews, marine offshore and onshore superintendents; HSE supervisors; stevedores and riggers; operators and drivers; welders and artisans.