Wilson Sons secures PSV contract from Fendercare Marine

Brazilian maritime group Wilson Sons has announced that its 50% joint venture Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore has secured a new contract from Fendercare for the hire of PSV Saveiros Fragata.

The vessel will provide logistics support for ship-to-ship crude oil transfers in Brazilian territorial waters for one year commencing in the third quarter of this year. The contract also includes an option to extend the period for a further year.

The PSV will require modifications, which will be performed at Wilson Sons’ shipyard in Guarujá.

Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore is a joint venture between Wilson Sons and Chilean company Ultrmar. The company operates a fleet of 12 Brazilian-flagged offshore support vessels.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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