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​​​NIDAS

NIDAS currently has three (3) entities registered in three countries - NIDAS Marine Limited (Nigeria); NIDAS Shipping Services Ltd. (Cyprus); NIDAS Shipping Service Agency (UK) Ltd. (UK).

Mission

NIDAS is to provide marine transportation of crude oil and petroleum products along the deep sea, coastal and inland waterways; including ship management and marine supplies delivering excellent values to our stakeholders. 
Vision

To be the major transporter of Nigerian hydrocarbons across the globe


NIDAS Marine Limited

NIDAS Marine Limited was established in Nigeria, to provide marine transportation of crude oil & allied products. The current shareholders of NIDAS Marine Limited are NNPC and NNPC Retail Ltd.

Current Address

NO. 25, MISSISSIPPI STREET, MAITAMA, ABUJA

NIDAS Shipping Services Limited

NIDAS Shipping Services Limited was incorporated in Cyprus to serve as an operating vehicle for international operations. The current shareholders of NIDAS Shipping Services Limited are NNPC & NIDAS Marine Limited.           

Address

284, ARCHBISHOP MAKARIOS III AVENUE, FORTUNA COURT, BLOCK B, 2ND FLOOR, P.C. 310 5,

LIMASSOL, CYPRUS.  

NIDAS Shipping Services (UK) Agency Limited

NIDAS Shipping Service Agency (UK) Ltd was incorporated in the United Kingdom as a wholly owned subsidiary of NIDAS Shipping Services Limited.

Registered Address

Capitol House, 159 Hammersmith Road, London W6 8BS, United Kingdom

Business of NIDAS

Mandate

  •  Crude and Petroleum products transportation
  •  Coastal Shipping Services
  •  Bunkering
  •  Ship Management

Activities

The company is in the business of marine transportation of crude oil and petroleum products along the deep sea, coastal and inland waterways; including ship management and marine supplies.

On-going Activities

  •   The company has successfully freighted Crude oil and Clean Petroleum Products cargoes under the current DSDP      arrangement
  •   The company is presently providing vessels for STS (Ship-To-Ship) operations with NNPC Marine Logistics and has    capacity to increase its operations.
  •   The company is actively participating in other Coastal Business activities including Tug Boat provision, Bunkering    and Marine Services. 

NAME: CHRISTIANA UZOCHI ONABU (Mrs.)

PRESENT STATUS: MANAGING DIRECTOR, NIDAS GROUP

YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT:  1991 (JUNE 3)

DETAILS OF EMPLOYMENT IN NNPC:

CHQ 2017 - date

Managing Director NIDAS Group                                                      Mar. 2020 - date

Manager Planning, Renewable Energy Division (RED)                  Nov. 2017 – Mar. 2020

 

PPMC 2006 - 2017

Manager Programming & Operations Offshore Lagos                  Nov. 2015 – Nov. 2017

Deputy Manager Distribution, S & D Lagos             Apr 2013 – Oct. 2015                                                                          Superintendent Operations Calabar Depot                                     Aug. 2011 – Mar. 2013

Supervisor Sales, Port Harcourt Depot                                             Aug. 2010 -- Sept. 2011

Planning and Programming Control Assistant P/H Area Office    Aug. 2006 – Aug. 2010

 

Eleme Petrochemicals Company Limited  (EPCL)                           Jan. 1991 -  2006

Supervisor Raw Materials Purchases: Marketing Dept.                  Mar. 2006 – Aug. 2006

Superintendent Customer Service:                                                     Jan. 2005 – Mar. 2006

Customer Service Officer:                                                                      Dec. 1997 – Jan. 2005

Production Programming and Quality Control Department:           Jan. 1994 – Dec. 1997

Chemist Polypropylene Laboratory

Trainee Chemist (on the Job Training WRPC:                                  Jan. 1992 – Jan. 1994

Trainee Chemist: Basic/Specific (Comerint Training); PTI Warri:   Jun. 1991 – Jan. 1992.

 

NUMBER OF YEARS IN NNPC:  30 years

 

JOURNEY IN NNPC (relevant ones, say 5 movements):

1.     Pioneer Quality Control staff trained at Himont Italy and the Poly Propylene Plant pre-commissioning team that installed and commissioned all the Laboratory equipment at Eleme Petrochemical Company Limited. Served also as Officer /superintendent Customer Support Services and Supervisor NGL at the Plastic Technology Development Center in the Commercial Division of Eleme Petrochemicals Company Limited.

2.     Re-deployed to PPMC in 2006 and held various positions, which includes Planning and Programming Assistance Oil Movement Dept. P/H Area Office, Sales Supervisor Port Harcourt Depot, Superintendent Calabar Depot, Deputy Manager Distribution, S & D and Manager Programming and Operations Offshore during the merger of the then Marine Transportation Dept.(MTD) and S & D into one Department in 2015. Led the team of the Programming and Operations Offshore that worked with the managements of the PPMC, Marine Logistics and NPSC after the creation of these business entities. Member2016/2017 DSDP Supply Contract negotiation & implementation.

3.     Posted to the Renewable Energy Division as Manager Planning in-charge of developing and monitoring the division's strategic business focus, business plans, annual budgets and performance monitoring & reporting of the KPIs.

4.     Served in many committees and task forces, lead many commercial initiatives and teams on demurrage reduction, revenue generation/optimization and reconciliation of the NNPC Subsidy claims with PPPRA. Achieved outstanding results and received awards and recommendations.

5.     Currently the MD of the NIDAS group of companies – NIDAS Marine Limited, NIDAS Shipping Services Limited and NIDAS Shipping Service Agency (UK), responsible for the daily operations and performance of the NIDAS Group businesses locally and internationally, consistently delivery on the Board strategic objectives and drive for higher profitability

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Certificate in Shipping Business – LLOYD'S Maritime Academy UK

Managing Successful Projects (PRINCE2 – Foundation) – UK

Napoleon Hill Foundation Leadership Certification - US

Master of Science (Biochemistry) – University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Bachelor of Science (Applied Biochemistry) – Anambra State University of Technology

 

FAMILY STATUS: Married with Children

HOBBIES:  Travel, Investment, Charity Work, Coaching & Mentoring

Office Address: No. 25 Mississipi Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria

Mobile Tel.: +2348033096577

Email: Christiana.Onabu@nnpcgroup.com

 


Contacts

For enquiries, please call:

Nigeria Office Telephone

(+234)946085600,    

(+234) 0946082974, 

(+234) 0946085602   

Email - nidas.marine@nnpcgroup.com

London Office Telephone

(+44) 208 846 9565 

Fax: +44 208 846 3749

Email - Nidas.Shipping@nidasshipping.com

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