Capt. Abdulkareem Al Masabi has been leading ADNOC Logistics & Services since 2018, where he has been spearheading its transformation and growth. The company was formed in 2017, from the consolidation of three ADNOC subsidiaries.
Capt. Abdulkareem has extensive experience in leadership roles within the maritime industry. Previously he held the position of Executive Vice President, Ports Unit at Abu Dhabi Ports, with responsibility for the day-to-day operational activities across all of Abu Dhabi Ports’ facilities. And prior to this he was Vice President at Khalifa Port, with the port being named Port of the Year in 2014 and 2015 during his tenure, which first began with Abu Dhabi Ports in 2009, when he joined as Senior Operations Manager.
Before joining Abu Dhabi Ports, he was Marine Operations Manager with the National Gas Shipping Company, an ADNOC Group company, having joined from Gulf Energy Maritime, where he was a Senior Marine Superintendent. For the eight years prior, he rose through the ranks from Third Officer to Master/Chief Officer with NGSCO, on-board the company’s LNG/oil tankers.
Other professional accomplishments include being recognized as ‘Outstanding VP/ EVP’ at the Abu Dhabi Awards of Excellence in 2017, and as the winner of the ‘Maritime Standard Excellence Award’ in 2018.
He graduated from South Tyneside College, UK as a Master Mariner and also holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration, Business Administration and Management.