Abuja, Nigeria - Representatives of China Shipbuilding Industry Company (CSIC), the state owned largest shipbuilding Company China, arrived Abuja today to explore a joint venture relationship with Kaztec Engineering Limited (http://www.kaztec-eng.com). The joint venture could involve shipbulding and other potential opportunities in Nigeria.

See photos of the event here.

CSIC is a conglomerate of over Forty Six (46) subsidiaries that include among others, China Shipbuilding Offshore International Company (CSOC), China Ship Design & Research Center, and China Shipbuilding Industry Equipment & Materials, among others.

CSIC has built several Floating, Production, Storage & Offloading (FPSO) Vessels. CSIC also has expertise in Project Management Team Support, Integrated Project Management System, Mooring Designs and Fabrications etc.

The team of Kaztec and CSIC made a joint presentation to the Hon. Minister of State Petroleum Resources and his team showcasing their joint capabilities. They also underscored their strategic objective of building similar capabilities in shipbuilding and fabrication in Nigeria.

About Kaztec Engineering Limited

Kaztec Engineering Limited is fast becoming a leader in the fabrication of drilling and production platforms, as well as other specialized structures in the oil and gas industry. The company is equipped to provide turnkey onshore and offshore fabrication and installation services. Its core capabilities include engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of offshore and onshore oil and gas facilities for the oil and gas industry in West Africa. Kaztec values cultural individuality, a work ethic bound by quality, employee safety, and a strong focus on its clientele. Kaztec's corporate headquarters is in Abuja, Nigeria. The company is a subsidiary of the Chrome Group, one of Nigeria's leading indigenous conglomerates with companies operating in oil and gas exploration and production, oil and gas servicing, engineering, insurance, logistics and power industries.