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Blue Water Agencies Limited business begins operations.
Ship Chandlering business opens in Newfoundland.
Supply Chain and Warehousing business opens in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia for Sable Project.
Mobil Lubricant Distribution for packaged product begins in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
Edge Marine Disposal Services is purchased.
Blue Water rebrands as Blue Water Group.
Shorebase Supply Chain Warehousing opens in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Operators for the offshore supply base in support of Sable Gas & Deep Panuke natural gas projects in Nova Scotia.
This remarks Blue Water’s first integrated full-service logistics operation in support of the energy sector.
Mobil Lubricants Bulk Plant opens in Atlantic Canada.
Mobil Lubricant Distribution opens in Edmonton, Alberta.
Ship chandlering business opens in Montreal, Quebec.
Operators of the offshore supply base for Shelburne Basin Deepwater exploration campaigns, Nova Scotia.
Supply Chain logistics facility opens in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador. This facility supports two production assets in the North Atlantic via a 13 acre, 125,000 square foot logistics center.
In support of the activity, the team includes dedicated workers on the offshore installations.
State of the art Blue Water Alberta bulk plant operations commence. 100,000 Square foot facility containing over 3.2 million litres of bulk storage and over 600 Mobil products as Mobil supply point for Western Canada.
Operators of the offshore supply base for Scotian basin deepwater exploration campaign, Nova Scotia
Blue Water Supply Chain is awarded contracts to support 8 Western Canada locations in upstream and downstream Oil and Gas projects. This includes a footprint of over 400,000 square feet of warehousing and an additional 120 staff in support of the work.
Marine stevedoring company, Universal Marine is purchased in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Founded in 1974, the Bluewater Group is Atlantic Canada’s largest ship supplier and Canada’s largest independent distributor of Mobil branded lubricants. In addition, the Bluewater Group has provided innovative Supply Chain and warehouse management plus Integrated Logistics services specializing in marine and industrial supplies since 2002.
Bluewater Group is a company certified to ISO 9001 by NSF-ISR in the following sites: Dartmouth NS, Moncton NB, St.John’s NL, Conception Bay NL and Edmonton AB. We utilize a wide variety of local and worldwide suppliers throughout our business lines to offer quality products to our customers. We have many long-term customers who use our services and partner with us because we “make it happen”.
By aligning the Bluewater Group with quality products and quality companies such as Imperial Oil, ExxonMobil and Unitor Chemicals, we can provide a premium choice for your lubricants, supply chain, logistics and ship chandlery requirements. With our customer driven, solutions focused offer, we will do everything within our influence to ensure that our customers are provided with the best product and services in a timely and professional manner.
Service and integrity have helped the Bluewater Group achieve success over the decades and it is important for all our employees to conduct themselves in the best interests of both the Bluewater Group and our customer base. We have taken steps to broaden our product offering to our customers by adding value added services such as freight forwarding, sufferance warehousing, yard space and international waste disposal.
The Bluewater Group – The Right Product and Service for the Right Reason at the Right Time
Our Vision & Values
Bluewater Group will adapt to our customers’ and relevant parties’ needs by continually reviewing our processes and implementing procedures that minimize operating inefficiencies and maximize customer satisfaction in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner. We will continually improve upon our level of quality service to ensure that our products come from quality suppliers and react immediately to complaints through positive interaction and thorough investigation.
“Our people are the difference. What truly makes us distinctive is our desire to respond urgently to customer requirements.”
Customer Driven, Solution Focused
Health Safety, Security & the Environment
Operating across Canada and in all conditions, our clients expect the highest standards of safety and environmental practices.
At Bluewater, we deliver all of this and more. Our goal is to offer the highest quality service, with ZERO harm to people or the environment. Our reputation for safety is built on innovation and supported by disciplined processes and highly skilled people. The same approach has made us a leader in Security, Quality, and Environmental outcomes. The ISO 9001:2015 certification at our Halifax, Moncton, and St. John’s locations proves we hold ourselves to an incredibly high standard.
Safety By Design
It’s no accident that Bluewater has consistently had an industry-leading safety record throughout our operations over the past 40 years. That’s because safety is a core value of our business and is reflected throughout our operating procedures and business objectives from the very start.
Caring for the Environment
At Bluewater, we conduct our business in a number of always-changing conditions. Our commitment to environmental awareness and preservation is reflected throughout our business.
We are committed to conducting business in a manner that manages environmental issues responsibly. We fulfill this commitment by:
- Complying with environmental regulations
- Conducting operations in an environmentally sound manner
- Promoting environmental responsibility among our employees
- Striving to ensure that suppliers agree to comply with environmental regulations
- Pursuing continuous improvement in our environmental performance
We are committed to conducting ourselves in a matter consistent with the highest standards of integrity. We are honest, ethical and fair in all our activities. We keep our word, deliver on our promises and acknowledge our mistakes.
We aspire to maintain a positive attitude by always expecting the best possible outcome in every situation. We exhibit a can-do attitude as we perform our responsibilities and interact with our colleagues and clients.
We believe that a collaborative and client-centric approach by each team member both for internal clients as well as external clients, is a key factor in our long-term success.
We accept responsibility for our actions. We make and support business decisions through our skills and good judgement. We hold ourselves and others accountable to a high standard of safety.
We relentlessly pursue continuous improvement and excellence in projects, products, processes, and services and define success as getting the right things done well.