OMA, specialists in shipping and logistics along the West African coast, are pleased to announce the appointment of David Yeung as Country Manager for OMA Côte d’Ivoire. David replaces Julien Contie who is moving on to a new venture.
David joins from UAFL in Mauritius and has 22 years of experience in shipping & logistics including 11 years at Maersk in China, Mozambique and Zambia.
Carine Noukpo, Operations Director commented: “We take the opportunity to thank Julien for his dedication and contribution to the development of OMA CI and wish him every success in the future. We are delighted to welcome David on board. He brings a great depth of knowledge and international experience which makes him perfectly placed to lead OMA CI in their exciting next phase of development.”
OMA CI offers Liner Services, Non Liner services, Logistics and Forwarding solutions.
Since opening in 2013, OMA CI has already established a reputation for efficiency and reliability for tanker, dry-bulk, liner and offshore activities. We are proud to represent leading global liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd, operating at quayside, at inland clearance depots and managing all land-side operations, sales and administration. We also act as de-consolidation agents for Saco Shipping.
The OMA CI logistics division serves the shipping and logistics sectors. We transport shipments throughout the entire territory of CI as well as transit cargoes to neighbouring countries such as Mali and Burkina Faso.
OMA CI’s Abidjan office is strategically located close to both the international airport and the port. Abidjan is the capital and principal port of Côte d’Ivoire. It is one of the largest and most modern ports on the West African Coast.
Abidjan is a major transit port for Mali and Burkina Faso. It is located on the Gulf of Guinea and benefits from a coastline of 500 km.
Key EXPORTS: Cocoa, coffee, cotton, groundnuts, rubber, timber, fruits and frozen vegetable.
Key IMPORTS: Oil, machinery, foodstuffs, building materials, steel, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals