Samwell Limited is participating in the Urgent Tender of the UN for the Provision of passenger / vehicle vessel for the transportation of UN personnel, vehicles & cargo in support of UNSMIL
On the 5th of March 2020 our vessel arrived from West Africa to Rhodes port . It came on board a cargo ship after initially discharged and transshipped in Gibraltar . Vessel currently up going major upgrade and maintenance .
High Level Business Plan for establishing a Sea Transportation project , focused on a route between Tripoli and Beirut - Lebanon . The proposed transit service will starts its operations by acquiring five vessels from Samwell limited . A catamaran vessel , Kometa Type hydrofoil and Kolhida Hydrofoils.
In June 1991 a Russian Hydrofoil was purchased by our sister company the Lebanon based EAST MED LINES (خطوط شرق المتوسط) . It was a second hand hydrofoil bought from The Seaport Of Sochi with a sitting capacity of 120 persons, a speed of 35 knots and fully air-conditioned. The craft will arrive in in Cyprus in June and test runs will be carried out . EAST MED LINES (خطوط شرق المتوسط) will be commencing its operations to Beirut from Larnaca on daily basis .
Kos Island , Greece | 20.12.2018 Our company has successfully transported refugees back to Turkey . With M/V ASIM KAPTAN we repatriated a number of refugees which were refused Political Asylum or they requested voluntarily to be repatriated . Operation was supervised by FRONTEX and Greek Police .
Every year a new need of evacuation appears . From Yemen to Syria and from Libya to the rest of Africa coast . The response by the International Organisations it is prompt but when there is need for ships to evacuate the refugees fast and safe are very limited . Contracts sometime reach incredible finance numbers and vessels can be dangerous for the transport of human life by sea .
RODITIS SHIPPING AGENCY is the agent of SAMWELL LIMITED (崇文有限公司) a global company specialised in the field of Emergency Support to NGO , International Organisations and Governments for the evacuation of refugees and Nationals from War Risk or War Zones 24/7/365 As a marine company based in Nicosia , Cyprus owning and managing a fleet positioned in various areas in the Mediterranean and Red Sea offering immediate support to International Organisations , NGO , The UN , IOM and Governments when it comes to urgently evacuations by sea of refugees or nationals for dangerous or war zones as well as wherever our services are needed . Since its establishment our company worked with IOM , MSF , WESTMINSTER GROUP PLC , FRONTEX and many others . Our current projects extend from Somalia to Yemen , Sierra Leone and Lake Victoria .
Following the implementation of the European Union-Turkey Agreement in March 2016, Samwell limited has been awarded the contract to repatriate refugees from KOS , Greece to GULLUK , Turkey . In this effect we had successfully repatriate the first 70 passengers (Officers and Refugees) .
Our ferry M/V SEA PRIDE is now under renovation and upgrade in order to comply with the requirements of a new Contract by an NGO which is active in Somalia . SEA PRIDE will act as a rescue boat for the personnel of the NGO with the determination on zero notice to embark the personal and head for Djibouti .
During July 2006 our company had successfully operated evacuation service from Beirut , Lebanon to Larnaca , Cyprus . Greek Passenger catamaran "DODECANISOS PRIDE" was engaged in this operation .
We are contracting passenger ferries for safe evacuation of refugees wherever it is needed worldwide . We sign agreements and contracts with States , NGO's and International Organisations . Samwell Limited save lives at sea by providing Reliable - Safe and Comfortable ferries for refugee evacuation from war and dangerous zones .
On May 2015 our agency was appointed the agent of IOM to locate , charter and manage passenger ferries with the determination to evacuate Refugees and Migrants from the Port Of Hodeidah in Yemen and bring them to the port of Obock in Djibouti . For the determination of the cause our agency chartered and operated passenger and hydrofoil vessels between above mentioned vessels and successfully transported safely refugees in Djibouti.
When needed on 24/7 basis our crew was prompt to transport doctors and first aid to areas where refugees were arriving from the Turkish Coast to the Dodecanese Islands from Agathonisi to Kos . . .
Samwell Limited is under final contracting for the framework contract for passenger ferry transfer service between Kos Island , Greece and Gulluk Port of Turkey . Further information are restricted and subject to Non-Disclosure Clauses .
Early 2016 M/V Topaz Responder of MOAS was engaged in an operation to transport 223 refugees mainly Syrians from Megisti Island to Rhodes , Greece . Our company was the general agency for this operation in Rhodes , Greece .
Sovereign Ferries are pleased to announce that our service in Sierra Leone has commenced operations and is now carrying passengers. Our vessel's original Name is M/V PANORMITIS
Between 1991 to 1994 our company's affiliated EAST MED LINES (خطوط شرق المتوسط) operated between Larnaca and Jounieh a small ferry called ORION II . Successfully we were transporting cargo , vehicles and passengers . Service terminated 1994.