(St. John’s, NL – November 18, 2021) Noia is proud to recognize the significant contribution PF Collins International Trade Solutions Inc. has made to the offshore oil and gas industry, the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the province in general. Starting from a desk rented by Patrick Francis Collins in 1921, PF Collins has grown to include offices in St. John’s, Halifax, and Calgary, and is known internationally as an organization that brings excellence to logistics and moving people and goods.
“PF Collins is a name synonymous with success in Newfoundland and Labrador, and a name respected internationally. Whether it be in the offshore oil and gas industry, or any other sector, PF Collins is a leader in logistics brokerage, immigration consulting, warehousing, and so much more. The company is a true example of a local Newfoundland and Labrador champion, and a 100-year-old success story we are all proud of.”
• James Parmiter, Noia Chair
PF Collins is recognized worldwide for its history and expertise in international trade and logistics to Canada’s offshore, marine, and energy industries. The company has expanded to include offices in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Alberta, and continues to provide end-to-end solutions to a wide variety of clients and projects in Canada and internationally.
“PF Collins International Trade Solutions has been a dedicated member of Noia since pretty well the beginning of the association. Their contribution has been immense in terms of mentoring Noia members, sponsoring Noia events, and holding leadership positions with Noia. Both Bernard J. (Tanny) Collins and Raymond Collins have served as Chair of the Noia Board of Directors, with Tanny being an early influencer in the founding and direction of Noia. Currently, PF Collins VP Operations Gerry Mayo serves as Noia’s treasurer. Personally, the entire Collins family and team have been supportive of me as CEO and have provided immeasurable advice on matters pertaining to the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore oil and gas industry. Noia proudly celebrates their 100 years of operation and looks forward to working with them for decades to come as we collaboratively build the Newfoundland and Labrador energy sector and economy. Congratulations to the entire PF Collins team.”
• Charlene Johnson, Noia CEO
The Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association (Noia) was founded in 1977 to represent the supply and service sector of the offshore oil and gas industry. Today, Noia represents approximately 460 member organizations worldwide which are involved in, or benefit from, the oil and gas industry of Newfoundland and Labrador. Noia members are a diverse representation of businesses that range from offshore supply boats and helicopters, health and safety equipment and training, engineering solutions and fabricators to law firms and human resource agencies.