About us

We are a growing multi-industry organization with footprints in critical sectors driving growth and positively impacting our communities. As a Proprietary Investment Firm with about two decades of sustainable business practices, our companies have grown into powerhouses in the economy's Agricultural, Marine Logistics and Retail Franchising sectors.

Our sectors

Multifaceted and competent

Marine

Aided by our combination of best-in-class vessels, internationally accredited crew, high safety standards and local insights, our ambition to redefine service delivery in offshore solutions enables us to continually satisfy the most demanding clients in Nigeria and across the Gulf of Guinea.

OIl rig and vessel on the open blue seas

Agriculture

From farm to destination – large hotels, food service firms, food processing stores, retail chain markets and grocery stores - we ensure our customers receive the freshest produce at maximum shelf life.

African Woman Farm worker working with Dobi AgricCo

Retail

We use in-depth market knowledge and our partners' product lines to ensure they are well-represented. We are changing the face of fashion retail on the continent by consistently providing buyers with world-class experiences.

BrandCo shoes from Sketchers, Addidas and Havaianas on yellow background

Our History

Bold moves since 2004

We are incredibly proud of our journey and our unique transformation in less than two decades. What began as a consulting firm over two decades ago has gradually evolved into a brand with subsidiaries involved in many enterprises.

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LATC began operations by offering logistics services in Nigeria.

Little beginnings, towering ambitions.

LATC began operations by offering logistics services in Nigeria.

2004

LATC opens its doors in the United Kingdom for investments, corporate services, etc.

Local firm, global outlook

LATC opens its doors in the United Kingdom for investments, corporate services, etc.

2012

Dobi AgriCo acquires land in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, to commence operations

Investing in Nigeria’s food security

Dobi AgriCo acquires land in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, to commence operations.

2014

LATC Marine acquires first vessel, MV Chilosco, making it the first Damen PSV in history to berth at the Gulf of Guinea.

Unlocking the potentials of West Africa’s Offshore Support Industry

LATC Marine acquires its first vessel, MV Chilosco, making it the first Damen PSV in history to berth at the Gulf of Guinea.

2014

Arrival of our MV Lahama in the first quarter of 2015, followed by our second FSIV, MV Dijama later in the year.

Sailing further into new territories

Arrival of our MV Lahama in the first quarter of 2015, followed by our second FSIV, MV Dijama later in the year.

2015

Dobi AgriCo commences the construction of greenhouses at the farm.

Broadening the horizons of Nigeria's food security

Dobi AgriCo commences the construction of greenhouses at the farm.

2015

Hartman Offshore Nigeria Limited was established to provide operations and technical management services to a full spectrum of vessels, ranging from tugs, tankers, etc.

The emergence of a leading vessel-management solutions provider

Hartman Offshore Nigeria Limited (HON) was established to provide operations and technical management services to a full spectrum of vessels, ranging from OSVs, barges, tugs, tankers, etc.

2016

BrandCo, our retail franchise was established to treat customers in the West Africa sub-region to international brand experiences at affordable prices.

Transforming the African retail experience

BrandCo, our retail franchise was established to treat customers in the West Africa sub-region to international brand experiences at affordable prices.

2017

Dobi AgriCo harvests its very first tomato crop and begins supply to large-scale retail supermarkets within Nigeria.

Our innovation-led food security efforts bears its first fruit

Dobi AgriCo harvests its very first tomato crop and begins supply to large-scale retail supermarkets within Nigeria.

2017

Dobi AgriCo acquires cold room storage and logistic vehicles in partnership with GAIN to preserve the quality of the produce.

Investment in cold-chain technology

Dobi AgriCo acquires cold room storage and logistic vehicles in partnership with GAIN to preserve the quality of the produce.

2018

We partnered with Ampelmann to take delivery of our first motion compensated Gangway. This was further consolidated with additional L-type and A-type gang

Key partnerships for offshore support leadership

We partnered with Ampelmann to take delivery of our first motion-compensated Gangway, an L-type Gangway. This was further consolidated with additional L-type and A-type gangways.

2018

LATC Marine consolidates its leadership position in the offshore support sector with the acquisition of two new MV Elayne and MV Dearest Miss Pette.

Expanding fleet capacity

LATC Marine consolidates its leadership position in the offshore support sector by acquiring two new MV Elayne and MV Dearest Miss Pette.

2019

Our path

Mission & Vision

Our Mission

To create lasting impact in the communities where we operate by building socially responsible businesses that are partners of choice in their industries

Our Vision

To create value that positively impacts the quality of life in the communities we serve through trust and leadership

impact

Moving Africa forward

Beyond the direct impact on Africa's lives,  we have made our mark on her economy. Our company's growth has resulted in mass employment, health improvements, and international collaborations. We have transformed Africa's image and made her contributions to the global economy count.

400

Employees in Nigeria

6

Cities Across Africa

Our Leadership

Our Leadership Team

Sam OkwulehieSam Okwulehie
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Sam Okwulehie

Chief Executive Officer
Gbolahan ShabaGbolahan Shaba
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Gbolahan Shaba

Chief Operating Officer
Oliver AmikeOliver Amike
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Oliver Amike

Chief Financial Officer
Abisola Lekan-AkanbiAbisola Lekan-Akanbi
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Abisola Lekan-Akanbi

Chief Legal Officer
Abayomi AdepojuAbayomi Adepoju
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Abayomi Adepoju

Chief Human Resources Officer
Kingsley OkoKingsley Oko
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Kingsley Oko

Chief Strategy Officer

Subsidiary Leadership

Wonuola Okoye, Chief Executive Officer, BrandCoWonuola Okoye, Chief Executive Officer, BrandCo
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Wonuola Okoye

Chief Executive Officer, BrandCo
Ayodeji Ibosiola, General Manager, Dobi AgriCoAyodeji Ibosiola, General Manager, Dobi AgriCo
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Ayodeji Ibosiola

General Manager, Dobi AgriCo
Ravi Sethi, Chief Executive Officer, LATC MarineRavi Sethi, Chief Executive Officer, LATC Marine
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Ravi Sethi

Chief Executive Officer, LATC Marine