A subsidiary of the PIRIOU group, WEST ATLANTIC SHIPYARD Ltd (WAS) was formed in 2004 in Nigeria and registered in the free zone in 2005.
The shipyard is located on the Bonny River in the Oil and Gas Export Free Trade Zone, Federal Ocean Terminal (FOT) Onne in Rivers State, Nigeria. It was set up to build support ships for the offshore oil and gas industry in accordance with the Nigerian Coastal and Inland Shipping Act. In keeping with the spirit of promoting ‘local content’, over 80 million US dollars has been invested into the facility and its workforce to date.
Fully ISO 9001:2015 certified and with a dedicated multi-disciplinary team, WEST ATLANTIC SHIPYARD meets industry demands for safe, reliable, cost-effective solutions that satisfy the most exacting standards.