ADNOC – Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
ADNOC Logistics & Services provides shipping, offshore logistics and onshore services.
As a global integrator of maritime logistics, the company leverages its international shipping excellence and diversified services expertise through three main areas of activities: shipping, offshore logistics, onshore services.
ADNOC Logistics & Services manages a comprehensive fleet of over 120 vessels and a logistical base of over 1.4 million square meters. Its comprehensive offering plays a considerable role in a broader ecosystem both in Abu Dhabi and internationally. ADNOC Logistics & Services serves ADNOC Group as well as international customers, facilitating the development of the UAE’s energy industries, fortifying the nation's position as a global energy provider, and contributing to its overall economic growth.
ADNOC Logistics & Services CEO, Captain Abdulkareem Al Masabi took over the reins in April this year after a successful period as executive vice president at Abu Dhabi Ports.
Saifee Ship Spare Parts & Ship Chandlers L.L.C
We are a premier Ship Chandler / Offshore supplier based in the UAE. Saifee, over the past 47 years, has successfully developed as one of the leading and most reliable partners to the marine & offshore industry in the Middle East. With an aim to provide clients across the globe with a cost effective, quality conscience and around the clock supply solution, Saifee maintains an inventory of over 40,000 line-items, specializing in all areas provisions and technical stores, which are available for immediate supply. We are a fully ISO certified organization, operating from a SQFT350,000, facility situated strategically in heart of industrial Dubai.
Our attention to detail, commitment to quality and service has earned the SAIFEE brand a leading reputation amongst major global and regional Tanker and LNG vessel operators. Our continuous investment in infrastructure, human resource and technology ensures that we are able to provide a competitive, and quality based supply chain solution to all of our partners.
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JOME Engineering has been set-up in UAE and specializes in the after sales service Industry. We cater to the Marine & Offshore Industry mainly covering the verticals of:
A) Ship Repair Services
B) Supply of complete Machinery & spare parts
With a highly skilled and experienced team of professional in the Marine Industry we are able support our clients’ requirements right from the planning phase of a project, through execution, commissioning & providing after sales support.
We work closely with various manufacturers and support customer’s vessels trading in this region with their after sales service requirements and supply of Machinery parts.
Our state-of-the-art workshop which spans over an area of 160,000sq.ft and is equipped with latest machinery which aptly backs Our skilled service team who can provide on-board repair services round the clock to the Marine and Offshore Industry.
DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain.
We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.
We have a portfolio of 70 terminals in 31 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.
Our dedicated team of over 36,000 employees cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.
Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2015, DP World handled 61.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, capacity is expected to rise to more than 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.
By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.
Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we in DNVGL are working to fulfill this obligation to society and all stake holders. DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping our customers to make the world safer, smarter and greener.
In the maritime industry
DNV GL is the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry.
Our Vision for making a Global impact for a safe and sustainable future supports the Global shipping industry. Our Rules, guidelines and advisory services help enhance safety, quality & environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest 5% of our revenue in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
Area Manager, Middle East & Africa
DNV GL – Maritime
Business Development Director, Middle East & Africa
DNV GL – Maritime
Over the past four decades, Bahri has established itself as a global leader in logistics and transportation, having been playing a pivotal role in the advancement of the Middle East’s shipping sector and is committed to contributing towards realizing Saudi Arabia’s maritime goals as outlined in Saudi Vision 2030.
Bahri offers market-leading, technology-driven onshore and offshore solutions, both locally and internationally, through its six business units – Oil, Logistics, Chemicals, Dry Bulk, Ship Management, and Data. Diversification of business and expansion of services are key focus areas for Bahri in the next stage of its sustained growth.
Bahri has offices in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, the U.S., and India, and maintains a vast network of agents globally. It serves 150 ports worldwide and is the leading direct full-liner service provider from the U.S. East Coast, Canada, and Gulf Coast ports to Jeddah, Dubai, Dammam, and Mumbai.
Bahri is one of the world’s largest owners and operators of VLCCs and the Middle East’s largest owner and operator of chemical tankers. It has a strong team of around 3,000 members and a diverse fleet of 87 vessels, including 41 VLCCs, 34 chemical and product tankers, 6 multipurpose ro-ro vessels, and 6 dry bulk carriers.
In 2019, Bahri joined Maritime Anti-Corruption Network to promote collective anti-bribery efforts in the maritime sector.
In Q2-2020, Bahri reported record financial results, the ever highest in its history, with a net profit surge of 1,569% compared to the same period in 2019.
For more details, please visit www.bahri.sa
ASCA Maritime FZE is an established service provider for the Marine industry, specializing in:
- Ship Stores
- Ship Spares & Equipment
- Crew Manning
- Marine Surveys
- Repairs Management
Being on the local market for several years has granted ASCA a solid profile, long-term customer loyalty and a large network of industry contacts to facilitate the most demanding customer requirements.
Refined approach to business in every step taken and every decision made is what sets us apart in this crowded market. This approach makes itself felt and appreciated by our long-term customers and partners.
Our mission is to provide our customers a Safe, Economical and High Quality Service in the aforementioned fields, free of errors, miscommunication and always answering to agreed specification.
Our procurement team is a dedicated group with extensive experience in Supplies management which not only ensures 24/7 availability but also that the customer gets the best quality product with an emphasis on optimizing the lead time and prices.
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Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC)
60 years of achievements and leadership
Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC) was incorporated in 1957 by a group of pioneers who had a vision on the importance of oil as a main source of energy. In confirmation of the vision and insight of those pioneers, they decided to acquire an oil tanker. The first tanker” KAZIMAH” was acquired with an aggregate load of 49,000 tons. Over time, oil became of a great importance and the international demand for oil substantially increased. Hence, transporting oil in its crude, refined and liquefied gas forms became necessary. Accordingly, the fleet of KOTC has been upgraded.
Following the incorporation of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) in 1980, KOTC became responsible of the sector of transporting the crude oil, refined oil products and the Liquefied petroleum gas. In addition, KOTC also operates the Marine Agency Branch which is the sole agent for all the tankers calling at the Kuwaiti sea ports. KOTC also has an LPG Filling Branches in Shuaiba & Umm Al-Aish that fill liquefied gas cylinders and distributed them in all regions of Kuwait.
The Company's Fleet Vessels
KOTC owns a distinguished fleet of Ships that consists of 28 tankers, divided between 12 Very Large Crude Oil tankers, 12 different petroleum products tankers of various sizes, and 4 gigantic gas tankers. The total cargo of the fleet is 4,7 million metric tons, which is the equivalent of 339,387 million oil barrels, and the average age of the fleet is 7 years. The company was keen to modernize its fleet through building tankers that comply with the latest international designs and that have the latest technical and technological features. In addition to that, the new company's tankers are considered to be an example of the environmental friendly tankers, as they are equipped with systems to limit gas admissions from the oil cargo as a result of temperature variation and the change of weather while sailing from one port to another.
Marine Agency branch was established in 1959 and it is one of the subsidiaries of KOTC, which is in turn a subsidiary of KPC. It is also the only agency that provides services to all the tankers in the territorial waters and Kuwaiti ports.
The Marine Agency branch has obtained ISO14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2008 and these International Standards are renewed according to the required terms and specifications related to health, safety, and environmental issues.
The Marine Agency branch provides services for more than 1,400 tankers that visit Kuwaiti ports every year.
The Marine Agency branch is divided into 3 main departments that include several sections which cooperate to provide services for all tankers that visit Kuwaiti ports, in addition to providing services for the companys crew members.
LPG Filling Branches “Shuaiba & Um Al-Aish”
In 1960 the company was granted the right to market and distribute the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in local market as an alternative to other types of domestic fuels. In January 1962, the First Gas Filling Plant was constructed and put into operation at Shuwaikh Industrial Area with production capacity of about one million cylinders (12 kg)per year. However, with the increase in the population, it became necessary to increase production capacity to meet local market consumption. In 1985, all LPG Operations has been transferred to Shuaiba Industrial Area where New Plant was built to serve the whole market demand with idle production capacity of 6.5 million Cyl./year.
With the continued increase in the local market demand, the company arranged with State
Authorities to allocate a land at the north side of the country in order to serve the urban expansion of residential areas at the north of Kuwait. The state authority granted the company a land in Umm Al-Aish Area. Consequently, the company has signed a contract with international contractor in late 2010, to design & build a new LPG Filling Plant. In early 2015, the new plant in Umm Al-Aish area has entered into service with idle production capacity of 14.5 million Cyl./year. with such production capacities using the state-of-the-art- technologies of both plants, the market demand will satisfied till year 2030.
The company pays a lot of concern in providing assurance of quality and safety of this service to consumers in state of Kuwait.
Sharjah Ports Authority
Sharjah Ports Authority manages the three commercial ports of Sharjah the only Emirate that has ports in both coasts of UAE.
Port Khalid located in the heart of Sharjah city is a multipurpose port of 21 berths handling container, break bulk, ro-ro, project and bulk products.
Hamriyah Port is located 15km north of Port Khalid on the Arabian Gulf adjoining the Hamriyah Free Zone which is one of the fastest growing economic zones in UAE and home to over 5000 companies. The port is also a multipurpose port and key gateway for Hamriyah Free Zone investors and industry located in the northern Emirates. The facility which has a quay of 1100 meters with a depth of 14 meters, an LPG and a petroleum product terminal.
Khorfakkan Port strategically located on the Gulf of Oman coast outside the sensitive Strait of Hormuz is a jewel in the crown of Sharjah. It is a major container port of UAE handling in excess of 3 million TEUs and is a port of call to the largest container ships presently plying the seas.
Knowledgeable and well trained customer oriented staff ensure true customer satisfaction.
Make Sharjah Ports your port of call.
As countries in the Middle East continue to enhance and develop infrastructure, their maritime presence is gaining traction. Furthering development notably sees an increased requirement for support services. Amongst these services is a maritime arbitration Centre within the Middle East that now provides parties with alternative access to dispute resolution.
Established in 2016, in accordance with an Emiri decree by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, as an independent, non-governmental, non-profit institution, the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) fills the geographical gap for specialised maritime arbitration between East and West. With a membership base of 230 individuals including, 48 arbitrators, 23 mediators and 24 experts, EMAC is managed by the maritime industry, as represented by its 14 member board of trustees, and competent secretariat.
Impartial and transparent, EMAC works with organisations across the region to facilitate resolution of maritime disputes through arbitration and mediation. As the first and only maritime arbitration Centre established in the MENA region, EMAC aims to position itself as a Centre of excellence for maritime dispute resolution, adhering to best practices in-line with international standards.
EMAC actively promotes arbitration and mediation with rules that provide for efficiency through light touch case management, access to the latest studies on alternative dispute resolution as well as education for professional development in arbitration.
EMAC’s arbitration rules adopt the latest UNCITRAL rules with the addition of emergency arbitration and fast track arbitration for smaller valued disputes. For the team at the Centre, the priority remains to deliver a trusted global standard in maritime arbitration and mediation.
With a growing membership portfolio, EMAC connects the maritime industry with an experienced panel of arbitrators, mediators and experts who specialise in a wide range of maritime related fields across international borders.
Seamaster Maritime L.L.C
Seamaster Maritime L.L.C. Dubai, with its branch offices in Dubai (JLT), Fujairah, Khor Fakkan, Ras Al Khaimah and Sohar (Oman) is able to physically cover all ports in the UAE and Oman. With a strong presence and a total staff strength of 70 team members, successfully handling over 1,000 vessels per year all over the Arabian Gulf for the past 19 years. Seamaster Maritime L.L.C. and its assets are fully insured, having a $10 million Professional Indemnity cover with ITIC - London, with additional supplementary insurances to protect and bring peace of mind to its customers partners and interests.
Besides ship agency services for all types of vessels, Seamaster Maritime L.L.C. offers dry-docking attendance, freight forwarding, ships spare clearance and delivery, project and heavy lift cargo, STS operations, gas logistics services, bunker surveying, warehousing, in-house broking and chartering. Seamaster Maritime L.L.C. owns & operates 4 mini-supply vessels in the UAE, two warehouses (Dubai and inside the Port of Fujairah) and our own fleet of vehicles for crew changes, transfers and logistics services. All our offices are physically manned and run 24/7, with a round the clock contact number readily available.
Essar Ports specializes in development and operations of Ports and Terminals for handling liquid, dry bulk, break bulk and general cargo. It is one of the largest private sector port companies in India by capacity and throughput. It has four operational terminals in India across Hazira and Salaya (all in the state of Gujarat) on the west coast, and one each in Visakhapatnam and Paradip on the east coast. Overseas Port assets of Essar include one each in the UK and Canada. The port terminal in UK is integrated with the Essar Oil UK refinery in Stanlow, Manchester, while the Canadian Port is integrated with Algoma Steel Plant in Ontario. Current operational Port Terminal capacity in India is 82 MMTPA and the same is expected to reach 110 MMTPA in 2017 – 18.
The Hazira port terminal in Gujarat is an all-weather, deep-draft port terminal capable of handling dry bulk and break bulk cargo. The Paradip dry bulk terminal is an all-weather, deep-draft facility integrated Essar Steel Pellet Plant and handles dry bulk cargo. The Vizag terminal caters to the iron ore traffic and handles both domestic and export shipments. The Company’s newly commissioned dry bulk terminal at Salaya has increased its dry bulk cargo handling capacity by 20 MMTPA on the west coast of India.
The new capacity will be added through the expansion of the Hazira Port Terminal, the expansion of the iron ore berths at the Vishakhapatnam Port Trust, and other Projects in pipeline. Essar has recently signed a concession for development of 20 MMTPA dry bulk (coal) terminal in Beira Port with Government of Mozambique.
Essar positively impacts the lives of all stakeholders including employees and the communities living close to its facilities. Community initiatives aim to enhance livelihoods through programs focused on entrepreneurship, education, empowering women, infrastructure, environment and health. It sees involving community leaders as key to success. Essar has transformed the neighboring areas of its operations by planting thousands of trees and laying water pipelines. Essar generates direct and indirect employment for thousands of people in the region it operates.
Essar Ports adheres to stringent Health, Safety & Environment standards wherever they operate.
The Marshall Islands Registry
International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI) provide administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime and Corporate Registries. The RMI Registry is one of the leading registries in the world, surpassing 4,583 vessels and 167 million gross tons at the end of July 2019.
IRI has a network of 28 worldwide offices located in major shipping and financial centers throughout the world that have the ability to register a vessel or yacht, including those under construction, record a mortgage or financing charter, incorporate a company, issue seafarer documentation, and service clientele.
The RMI fleet has received the highest ratings in port State control (PSC) international rankings and is the only major open registry to be included on the White Lists of both the Paris and Tokyo Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) and has also met the flag criteria for a low risk ship under the Paris and Tokyo MoU’s New Inspection Regimes. At the same time, the RMI has maintained Qualship 21 status with the United States (US) Coast Guard (USCG) for 15 consecutive years, which is unprecedented.
The most important asset to the RMI Registry is its customers and IRI strives to provide them with full service from any office, 24 hours a day. By continuing to strengthen its team worldwide, IRI ensures a high level of customer service and continuous improvement of registry related services for the increasing number of RMI flagged vessels.
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