Established in March 2006 as a government-owned organisation, Abu Dhabi Ports is the master developer, operator and manager of ten ports including Khalifa Port, Zayed Port, Musaffah Port & Musaffah Channel, as well as its trade and logistics hub Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), with the utmost efficiency and optimisation.
Khalifa Port was officially inaugurated on 12.12.12 by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Located halfway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the port is the first semi-automated container port in the GCC region. It handles all of Abu Dhabi’s container traffic, general cargo, and Roll-on and Roll-off (RoRo) cargo.
Khalifa Port features state-of-the-art maritime infrastructure, including nine of the world’s largest ship-to-shore quay cranes, 42 automated stacking cranes and 28 straddle carriers.
In its current development phase one, Khalifa Port can handle an annual capacity of 2.5 million TEU containers and 12 million tonnes of general cargo. The port is being developed in stages as industry demand grows. When all development phases are completed, Khalifa Port is expected to increase its capacity for container volumes to 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of general cargo per year.
Abu Dhabi Ports plays a key role linking the region to global markets and facilitating the diversification of the Emirate’s economy by enabling economic development and the movement of goods, equipment and materials.
Through seamless integration and robust connections, Abu Dhabi Ports offers exceptional services and innovative business solutions over a vast expanse of sea and hinterland, pioneering best practices without fail.
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 123 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 is led by its CEO, Captain Abdulkareem Al Masabi, who joined
in April 2018 after a successful period as executive vice president at Abu Dhabi Ports.
ASYAD’s shipping operations are unique in the GCC, in that they offer a truly integrated logistics solution which is flexible enough to meet the specific requirements of all regional and global businesses – either already operating in, or keen to enter, the expanding Middle East and Africa market.
Across our shipping services we operate a diversified fleet of 60 vessels with a total deadweight capacity (DWT) of 9.7 million to cater to customers’ needs and requirements including a mix of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), Product Tankers, LNG carriers, Chemical carriers, LPG Tankers, Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOCs) and Dry Bulk carriers as well as various regional container line services.
ASYAD provides its global customers with unique, integrated, end-to-end logistics solutions, market leading incentives and an ever-expanding range of services across the value chain. The Group offers various services include maritime transportation of Crude Oil, LNG, Chemical Products, Dry Bulk and Container. This includes ship owning, ship chartering and technical ship management activities.
ASYAD Drydock is based at the Port of Duqm and strategically located close to global shipping routes benefitting customers by reducing deviation time. With a 2,800-meter quay, a water depth of 9-10 meters, 14 sets of jib cranes and two graving docks, the Drydock can handle vessels up to 600,000 DWT efficiently.
Commencing operations in 2011, the Drydock initially specialised in handling LNG and VLCC vessels before expanding into gas carriers, car carriers, bulk carriers, pipe layers, heavy lift ships, cruise vessels and oil tankers. Now, we provide ship maintenance and conversion facilities for all types of vessels offering a full range of general vessel repair services including engineering, electrical, propulsion, accommodation upgrades, fitting, blasting, and painting as well as procurement, testing, trials and class surveys.
ASYAD Dry Dock's considerable steel work capabilities and expertise enables the company to manage major and minor emergency repair projects swiftly and efficiently. In a further expansion to its services, ASYAD Dry Dock also designs and fabricates steel works for the petro-chemical industry, the construction and maintenance of off-shore platforms for the oil and gas industry and is increasingly investing in new technology. Moreover, ASYAD Dry Dock extended its service portfolio in 2017 by offering unique naval ship repair services following the signing of a joint venture (JV) agreement with Babcock International Group to establish Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND). With extensive expertise working with international navies around the globe, DND adds a strategically important dimension to ASYAD Dry Dock’s world-class ship repair and maintenance capabilities offering support to military forces operating in the region.
Over the past four decades since its inception, Bahri has firmly established itself as a global leader in logistics and transportation, thriving on a strong portfolio of service offerings and industry-leading capabilities. With an experienced workforce of over 4,000 employees and an impressive fleet of 89 vessels serving 150 ports worldwide, Bahri offers a diverse range of onshore and offshore solutions through its five business units – Bahri Oil, Bahri Logistics, Bahri Chemicals, Bahri Dry Bulk, and Bahri Ship Management. Bahri has also formed partnerships and joint ventures, including BahriBolloré Logistics and the National Grain Company, to cater to the evolving needs of the maritime sector and beyond.
An unremitting commitment to contributing to the sustainable development of its various stakeholders has remained the key driver of successes Bahri has achieved on its 43-year journey. Determined to deliver on its ambitious vision to create value and share prosperity by connecting economies through excellence in global logistics solutions, the company emphasizes the social, economic, and environmental impact of its strategy, objectives, and operations.
Bahri has also been playing a vital role in driving growth in the regional shipping industry and finds itself at the forefront of efforts to actualize the Saudi Vision 2030 goal to transform Saudi Arabia into a unique logistics hub and international transportation gateway to three continents, namely Asia, Europe, and Africa. Bahri has made significant contributions to developing a qualified local talent pool and the diversification of the national economy. For more details about Bahri, please visit www.bahri.sa
At Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore, we share a drive to shape a better maritime world for future generations.
Pioneering the safety and performance of new technologies since 1828, we are one of the world’s leading ship classification societies and offshore safety and verification bodies, with a global network to support clients worldwide.
We understand the challenges clients face in designing, building and operating a truly sustainable maritime business. We’re by their side; supporting them with practical advice, tools and technology to run safe, sustainable and high-performing businesses.
We’re known for being responsive and building strong and long relationships with our clients; for being flexible without compromise. And because we’re part of Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services with over 82,000 employees in more than 1600 locations, we have a truly global outlook, bringing a broader understanding of the global supply chain and blue economy.
So, whether we’re meeting the challenge of decommissioning offshore oil and gas assets safely and sustainably, helping shipowners embrace decarbonization and digitalization to transport goods safely and sustainably, or supporting marine renewable energy technologies, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore is shaping a better maritime world.
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CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal (CSPADT), located in Khalifa Port, United Arab Emirates, is COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited's first overseas greenfield terminal, with a capacity of 2.5 million TEUs.
COSCO SHIPPING PORTS and ABU DHABI PORTS collaborated to create the CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal as a strategic hub along China’s Belt and Road
Initiative, which also serves as the Middle East's international commerce gateway.
This future-ready terminal has a quay length of 1200 meters and a draft of - 18.5 meters, making it suitable for the world's mega-vessels carrying over 21,000 TEU.
CSPADT is the first terminal in the region to take automation to the next level by introducing six completely automated trucks, transforming the terminal into a hybrid fleet management system that boosts efficiency and lowers costs. Autonomous trucks were deployed in terminal operations as part of CSP ADT's objective to minimize its carbon footprint, improve sustainability, and
Until May 2022 CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal handled 2 million TEUs and 3.7 million LTI free man-hours at our terminal.
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.
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DP World, UAE Region is part of DP World – the leading enabler of global trade. The DP World, UAE Region portfolio includes Jebel Ali Port, Mina Rashid Cruise Terminal and Coastal Berth, Mina Al Hamriya in Dubai city and three Zones: Jebel Ali Free Zone “Jafza”, National industries Park “NIP” and Dubai Auto Zone “DAZ”, Dubai trade & World Security.
DP World, UAE Region operates Jebel Ali Port – our poly-functional flagship facility. Jebel Ali Port is the largest seaport in the Middle East and a premier gateway for over 90 weekly services connecting more than 140 ports worldwide. Jebel Ali port has been voted “Best Seaport in the Middle East” for 24 consecutive years and is ranked amongst the largest container ports worldwide. It has the world’s largest man-made harbour.
Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is one of the world’s leading free trade zones, home to over 7,500 multinational companies. Jafza accounts for almost 32% of total FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) flow into the country and it sustains the employment of more than 150,000 people in the United Arab Emirates. In 2017, Jafza generated trade worth USD 83.1 billion.
Jebel Ali Port & Freezone are strategically located at the crossroads of a region providing market access to over 2.5 billion people. As an integrated multi-modal hub it offers sea, air and land connectivity, complemented by extensive logistics facilities. Jebel Ali Port & free zone contributes 21% of Dubai’s GDP on a yearly basis.
DP World, UAE Region plays a vital role in the economy of Dubai and the UAE. We aim to be essential to the bright future of regional trade, by setting the standard for technological and logistical capabilities.
By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions for our customers. For further information, please visit our website: www.dpworld.ae
Over the past 35 years Drydocks World-Dubai has become a leading provider of marine and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors. Conceived as an ambitious project under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum the late Ruler of Dubai, the yard is strategically located in a rapidly developing region of the world.
Drydocks World maintains high HSEQ and operational excellence standards, utilizing the yards world-class infrastructure to exceed the expectations of clients. The dedicated workforce and state-of-the- art-facilities at Drydocks World on average complete over 300 projects per year, with a record of handling 42 refurbishment projects simultaneously.
The yard is spread over 200 hectares, 4 dry docks, with the largest dock capable of handling the world’s largest ship, and over 3,700m of berth space. Innovative projects for key global players have been constructed in Drydocks World, breaking records for some of the largest new build offshore fabrication projects worldwide.
In recognition of our excellent services and world-first projects, Drydocks World has received numerous awards and accolades including consecutively winning the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2015 in the manufacturing category, which is the highest level of national recognition for business performance excellence in the UAE. In addition, Drydocks World has been honored with a prestigious “5 Star” rating from the British Safety Council for the past 14 years and the BSC “Sword of Honor” on 11 occasions. The yard has been recognized at the Offshore Jack-up’s Middle East 2017 Awards as the Rig Repair Yard of the Year, and as the Shipyard of the Year at the 2017 Maritime Standard Awards. Drydocks World has achieved significant recognition for the accomplishments of the organization, and looking forward the business aims to achieve further success for the UAE’s maritime industry, positioning Drydocks World as an international yard of choice.
The idea of establishing Islamic P&I Club (IPANDI) as a non-profit organization was proposed and approved by the Organization of the Islamic Shipowners’ Association, affiliated institution to the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation. The achievement was adopted by the 10th OIC Summit held in Putrajaya, Malaysia in October 2003 and Summit following the RESOLUTION No.35/10-E(IS). As per kind auspicious of the Government of Dubai, IPANDI headquarters was officially established is in Dubai, without the need for sponsorship in 2004. With more than 485 independent firms and consultants as well as surveyors and by assistance of the Club two rep offices in Jakarta and Athens , IPANDI provides the most comprehensive and tailor-made covers to its members for protecting their third party legal liabilities and expenses up to the limit of liability USD 1 Billion as well as FD&D, Charterers’ Liability, Loss of Hire, War Risk, while the Club can provide H&M and K&R through its associate companies.
Committed to delivering integrated services to the shipping, logistics, marine and related markets at the highest levels
GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasising world-class performance, a long-term approach, sustainability, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals. Established in 1956, the privately-owned group employs around 7,500 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.
The company has been in the international moving business for more than 60 years in the Middle East. GAC International Moving – Dubai’s team of professionals are highly trained in taking the most outstanding care and attention. GAC International Moving is one of the most trusted moving specialists in the region for international and domestic moving, and one of the first in the region to be accredited by the FIDI Global Alliance of quality-certified international moving and relocation companies.
GAC Dubai is part of the global GAC Group, one of the world’s largest integrated shipping, logistics and marine services providers. It was one of the first foreign companies to set up in Dubai, UAE, in 1967, with its head office and headquarters located in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai. GAC Dubai provides a comprehensive portfolio of integrated shipping and logistics services, from ship agency, husbandry services, and bunker fuels supply to launch services and dry docking support, it can handle all types of cargo and vessels at all Dubai ports. Its end-to-end logistics services include freight forwarding, customs clearance, contract logistics and project cargo transportation.
J M BAXI prides itself in being a 105-year-old business conglomerate, in marine services, ports and logistics and technology. Our professionally managed companies span the entire logistics services value chain including port facilities such as container and multi-cargo port terminals, container freight stations and inland container depots, niche logistics services for project and bulk cargo, offshore installations and ship agency services.
We are set-up in UAE and specializes in the After Sales Service for the Marine and offshore industries.JOME ENGINEERING is registered in all UAE ports for carrying out ship repair activities.
With a highly skilled and experienced team of professionals in the Marine Industry we are able to support our clients requirements right from the planning phase of 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 160,000 sq.ft and is
equipped with latest machinery which aptly backs Our skilled service team who can provide on-board repair round the clock to the Marine and Offshore Industry.
JOME supply divisions works very closely with manufacturers in KOREA, JAPAN & EUROPE to assist ship owner with their requirements for machinery spare parts.
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) was established in 1957 by a group of Kuwaiti visionaries whom envisioned the transportation of Kuwaiti Oil and LPG via seas to meet the worldwide energy demand.
In 1980, KOTC became a government entity under the umbrella of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) established by the government to represent Kuwait State in the Marine industry around the world.
The Company is mainly involved in the ownership and management of Marine tankers engaged in the transportation of crude oil, refined petroleum products and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
As the transportation arm of KPC, KOTC operates a modern balanced fleet of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), Petroleum Product Tankers and LPG Carriers to maintain a strategic coverage of KPC’s oil exports to all customers in the globe.
KOTC is recognized as one of the top tanker companies in the world, and its vessels have regularly gained industry acclaim for design innovation, energy efficiency and for setting performance benchmarks.
In 2020 KOTC completed the last phase of its building projects by having 8 new tankers ranging from Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC), Medium Range Product tankers and LPG Carriers thus, completing the modernization and expansion of its fleet, which now stands at a total of 30 vessels.
KOTC also operates a Marine Agency Branch, acting as sole agent of all tankers calling at Kuwait’s sea ports and two LPG Filling Branches for the filling and distribution of LPG cylinders for local industry and domestic consumption.
Lila Shipping is an integrated vessel owner and operator that maintains tonnage in the dry, wet and container spaces. The group’s origins date back to 1992 when the company’s principals first began to trade older tonnage. In 2007 the principals acquired their first assets for commercial trading and chartering and have since then owned and operated a diverse fleet of over 40 ships. Our experienced commercial and management team serves our clients out of strategically placed offices in nine countries throughout the world and routinely operate upto Capesize dry bulk vessels, VLCCs and Post-Panamax containers.
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Lila Shipping currently has a fleet of 31 vessels and is poised to grow into a fleet of 50 vessels within the next four years. Our mission is to conservatively grow the fleet while continuing to maintain our focus on upholding the
highest possible industry standards and to guarantee a high level of performance to our cargo partners and charterers.
For over 25 years our principals have thrived on our three foundational values of professionalism, integrity and performance. It is these three pillars of our identity that define our core commitment to customer satisfaction.
The Martrade Group is a privately owned integrated logistics service provider offering worldwide services. Managed from the corporate headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, the Group provides specialised logistics through three main business units: Ocean Shipping, Port & Terminal Operations and Logistics Project Services. In addition, the Group has interests in real estate, land and terminal development projects across the world as well as communication services.
The Group traces its origin to the early 1970ies, when the founder and main shareholder commenced as niche shipping operator specialised on the steel industry. Since then, Martrade has expanded its service offering to include logistics door to door services, port and terminal operations and value-added services.
The Group operates with a multicultural team of professionals, having significant experience in their functional and geographical areas of specialisation that allows optimisation of performance.
The Martrade Group stands out by its innovative problem-solving approach also in the most complex and unstable geopolitical environments. Every service division within the Group excels with tailor-made solutions, customised to individual client and project requirements.
With the combined effort of all three divisions, the Martrade Group can offer the full scope of work along the transportation chain. This creates a synergy which makes the Martrade Group the strong partner for your logistics requirements.
The full Martrade Group branches are ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001 certified.
Established in 2008, Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (N-KOM) is a joint-venture
between Nakilat, the world’s leading transporter of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), and Keppel
Offshore & Marine, the global leader in offshore rig design, construction and repair, ship
repair and conversion, and specialized shipbuilding.
N-KOM has established itself as a leading shipyard for complex Ship Repair & Retrofit,
Conversion and BWTS Solutions works over the past decade. Operating out of a strategic
location in the Arabian Gulf at the crossroads of busy shipping lanes and robust offshore
activities, the LR (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO/IEC 27001) certified shipyard has
amassed a stellar track record of safe, timely and quality project deliveries, and continues to
forge strong partnerships with a broad range of clients and service vendors worldwide.
The 50.8-hectare shipyard is equipped with world-class facilities and amenities, and boasts
fabrication areas exceeding 300,000sqm. The facility boasts of 2 graving docks of Size
(360m x 66 m & 400m x 80 m) and One Q-Max Floating Dock (375m x 66 m) size. Situated
at the heart of the global LNG & Oil & Gas hub, N-KOM offers a strategic Ship repair facility
for all major LNG /Oil & Gas Transportation Companies. The facility is managed by
experienced Marine leaders in Operations, Commercial, Engineering & QHSE Departments.
N-KOM has built a reputation for itself as a trusted partner delivering safety and quality
projects. The facility has been awarded the prestigious British Safety Council (BSC) Five-
Star Occupational Health and Safety in 2 consecutive years in 2022 and 2023, British
Safety Council (BSC) “Sword of Honour” in July 2022 (2023 TBA). This attainment puts
N-KOM on the international stage in Health Safety and Well-being Management.
N-KOM has executed more than 1406+ Marine projects which includes Dry Docking and
Retrofit Repairs works of which,
Al-Raiya Group stands as a pioneering Iraqi company making remarkable strides not only in the maritime industry but also extending its influence across diverse sectors, from logistics, oil, gas, and security to infrastructure, and land and air transportation. Its dedication to innovative solutions has led to its success in improving shipping safety and environmental awareness. Partnered with the Iraqi Oil Ministry, Al-Raiya's transformative approach facilitates the safe and secure transportation of crude oil and its derivatives through an extensive fleet of the finest oil tankers and VLCCs. Al-Raiya Group’s achievements speak for themselves, as its recent inauguration of the Grand Welcome Yard is a game-changer, incorporating cutting-edge technology and automation systems. Adhering to the highest standards, its specialized oil and container terminals further elevate the efficiency of Iraqi ports. Whether it’s maritime transportation, power generation, or security systems, Al-Raiya offers a suite of smart solutions tailored to prepare for a technology-dependent future. Its commitment to serving the Iraqi people have helped it earn the trust of Iraq's authorities, making it the first Iraqi company to achieve such a milestone. Al-Raiya envisions a technological shift, positioning Iraq as a strategic hub on the Silk Road, connecting it to the world.
SAFEEN Group, the driving force behind AD Ports Group's Maritime Cluster, has achieved significant milestones and cemented its position as the largest diversified provider of maritime services in the region.
Through strategic partnerships and acquisitions, SAFEEN Group has successfully expanded its integrated business, encompassing three core areas - Shipping & Transshipment, Offshore & Subsea Solutions, and Marine Services, catering to customers across the Middle East and beyond.
The shipping services consists of NVOCC, Container Feedering, Dry Bulk, Crude Shipping and Tanker Operations. Additionally, SAFEEN Transshipment delivers robust cost-effective transshipment support and barging services. In recent years, we expanded our offshore and subsea business to offer a wide range of subsea solutions and surveys for offshore oil & gas and construction industries. Finally, the Marine Services sector offers end-to end-maritime port services including towage and pilotage.
In 2022, SAFEEN Group acquired an 80% stake in Global Feeder Shipping. This acquisition led to creation of the world's largest independent feeder services operator, bolstering SAFEEN Group’s fleet, expertise, and operational presence in new regions.
SAFEEN Group’s joint venture with Premier Marine, entitled SAFEEN Drydocks, marked a significant milestone for the Group as it offers a comprehensive range of vital maritime services, including drydocking, afloat repairs, shipbuilding, and refurbishment.
Furthermore, the Group also launched a new direct shipping service dedicated to Ro-Ro transportation
in the Gulf region.
Contributing to the growth and development of the UAE's maritime industry, SAFEEN Group continues to extend its services to a wider customer base, solidifying its position as a trusted provider of maritime solutions in the region, which reflects its commitment to innovation, strategic growth, and delivering exceptional maritime services to its customers.
Tomini Shipping is a leading ship ownership and management company with over 70 years of industry experience. The maritime industry is deeply engrained in our cultural heritage and our fleets have moved millions of tonnes of cargo worldwide.
Our vision is simple - to be the most trusted partner in global transportation and maritime services to our clients guided by our values and our commitment to safety, corporate responsibility and sustainability.
Our business philosophy is built on trust and building deep relationships that focus on long-term cooperation with our partners and clients. Our experienced teams work to create the highest level of value, reflecting our belief that diversity drives creativity, collaboration and understanding of client needs.
Tomini Shipping is wholly-owned by the Shaikh family. Our Dubai based management team provides technical maritime services for the fleet, whilst commercial management is handled through our partners Alpina Chartering in Denmark. Tomini Shipping in Delhi selects and trains the highest-calibre seafarers through our crew management centre.
Tomini is ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified and committed to the highest levels of environmental, quality and health and safety management. Tomini Shipping is a member of The International Maritime Employer’s Council (IMEC).
Established in 1970, Adamallys is one of UAE’s pioneer suppliers of products and services to the marine, offshore, oil and gas, power generation and industrial production sectors. With over 40 years experience in the UAE and the Middle East, Adamallys is recalled as a solution provider, rather than a mere supplier by its customers. One of our primary services is ship chandling including the complete range of deck & engine stores, spare parts and provisions to ship owners and ship management companies. The core of our operations consists of import, export, warehousing, marketing and distribution.
Adamallys is an authorised stockist and distributor for the leading brands in the industry. End-users rely on our extensive inventory of equipments and parts which in nexus with our facilities is known to be the gateway to the best developed air-sea-road supply chain infrastructure in the region.
We look forward to providing your business every support and service vital to your operations.
Essar Ports specializes in development and operations of Ports and Terminals for handling dry bulk, break bulk, liquid and general cargo. It is one of the largest private sector port companies in India by capacity and throughput. It has four 1 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 95 MMTPA and the same is expected to reach 110 MMTPA.
The Hazira port terminal in Gujarat is an all-weather, deep-draft port terminal capable of handling dry bulk, liquid 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 and other Projects in pipeline. Essar has also 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. Essar Ports drives continual improvement and its facilities are accredited with:
International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) compliance
Gold Award for Occupational Health & Safety from The Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), UK
ISO 9001:2008 certification for Quality Management
ISO 14001:2004 certification for Environment Management
ISO 28000:2007 certification for Security Management
Awarded 5 Star certification for Environment Management System; the first facility to get a double five star in its very first audit
ISO/TS 29001:2007 certification for Quality Management - Petroleum Sector
OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for Occupational Health
Greentech Award for Safety Management, Environment Management
ASCO is a service provider with years of experience and comprehensive knowledge in the Maritime Industry. This extensive experience and knowledge enable ASCO to understand the complexities and intricacies of the maritime sector, including shipping, logistics, and related services.
As a service provider, we strive to deliver the highest level of services to our customers. This commitment is rooted in trust and reliability, ensuring that customers can rely on ASCO to handle their shipments with care, efficiency, and professionalism. By focusing on these qualities, ASCO aims to build strong and long-lasting relationships with our customers.
ASCO group of companies includes Aiyer Shipping Agency Pvt Ltd (India), Aiyer Logistics Ltd (India), Aiyer Packaging & Transport Services Pvt Ltd (India), Aiyer Shipping & Logistics LLC (UAE), Aiyer Lanka Shipping Pvt Ltd (Colombo), Aiyer Shipping Agency Pte Ltd (Singapore), and Aiyer Shipping Agency SDN BHD (Malaysia).
The vision of ASCO is to successfully navigate and conquer the challenges of the maritime industry, symbolized by crossing the "seven seas." This vision indicates our determination and ambition to handle shipments of all shapes and sizes, regardless of complexity or scale. ASCO aims to provide comprehensive solutions for various types of cargo, ranging from smaller shipments to larger and more complex projects.
Overall, ASCO's years of experience, comprehensive knowledge, commitment to trust and reliability, and ambitious vision contribute to our dedication in delivering excellent services in the maritime industry.
HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy and resources, insurance, and shipping sectors. The firm has more than 600 lawyers, including 185 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture. We have the largest shipping team in the Middle East. Our shipping lawyers provide a comprehensive full service offering to the global maritime business community. We have over 200 lawyers and 13 Master Mariners worldwide, specialising in maritime law, reflecting our long involvement in this field. Our maritime lawyers have a sound understanding of how the market works across dry shipping, admiralty and crisis management, and transactional work. We represent the full spectrum of those involved in the industry, including shipowners and charterers, P&I Clubs, banks, international agencies, shipyards, marine insurance underwriters, governments, and brokers. Our 20 Middle East Partners have more than 50 years’ experience servicing the maritime and offshore sectors across the region, supported by the largest team of dedicated shipping lawyers of any law firm in the Middle East hosting regional and English Law capability. Ranked Band 1, Chambers Shipping 2023 and Legal 500 2023 “Absolute leaders in the UAE shipping market.” Chambers.
Licensed by the UAE to supply petroleum products, International Marine & Energy acts as a trusted partner to the world’s shipping industry by trading and supplying fuel and managing an ever-growing fleet of ships.
IME was established after our founder spotted a gap in the market for a business that could provide shipowners and charterers with trusted advice built on personal relationships. Over a decade later, we are now an international team of experts with diverse backgrounds in shipping and transport, trading and physical supply, as well as finance and regulation, able to develop tailored individual solutions to any challenge. Our business model gives us an unparalleled perspective across the industry, and because we take the time to get to know our clients and their businesses, we can think creatively and act quickly, whatever their needs.
We take pride in being recognised as a dependable, safe, and affordable pair of hands that delivers excellent service without compromising on quality.
Ince & Co Middle East LLP (Dubai Branch) opened their Dubai office in 2006 to support the increasing number of international business operators in the region. Since then, we have more than tripled in size, advising on shipping, transactional and contentious matters on a local and international scale. We are licensed to practice both UAE and English law; working seamlessly together, our lawyers offer you international “best practice” solutions tailored to the local market. They are supported by dedicated lawyers who specialise in one, or more, of our core business areas.
International Shipping and Logistics (ISL) FZE, UAE is a wholly owned subsidiary of TM International Logistics Limited (www.tmilltd.com). The main shareholders of TMILL are Tata Steel (51%), NYK (26%), and IQ Martrade (23%).
Over the years the company has moved a wide range of commodities which includes Dry Bulk, Break- bulk, containers, automobiles, etc. Its main focus markets are Middle east, Indian Ocean and Far-East region. ISL is now one of the leading players on the Indian coast- adding value to all its stakeholders in reducing the end-to-end logistics cost. To diversify its operations, ISL extended its business into ship owning in the year 2018.
We are committed to making a positive contribution to society by the way we do our business. Transparency, Integrity, Continuous learning and improvement, Stake holder value, Protection of environment and Safety are the key building blocks of our business strategy.
We believe and practice a culture that minimizes the human impact on climate and environment. Our sustainability strategy is integral to our business strategy. We are taking every step to ensure compliance with all the latest regulations brought out by IMO on reduction of carbon emission.
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 the second largest registry in the world, surpassing 158 million gross tons with 4,341 vessels at the end of February 2018.
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 13 consecutive years. The RMI is the only one of the top three flag States that holds Qualship 21 status, an acknowledgment that is paramount for the RMI owners and operators.
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.
Lanka Shipping & Logistics (Pvt) Ltd provides the best value proposition to your business to grow, be it domestic, regional, or global. We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified company with a goal to provide total solutions in Shipping, Logistics and Marine services. We have the reach, resources, expertise, and experience to deliver on that promise.
We are member of,
• Member of the World Cargo Association (WCA)
• Member of the World Logistics Alliance (WLA)
• Member of the JC Trans Community (JCT)
• Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT)
• Member of the Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA)
• Member of Sri Lanka Association of NVOCC Agents (SLANA)
• Member of the Sri Lanka Logistics & Freight Forwarders Association (SLFFA)
• Member of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
We are active members of key organizations in the international and local arena of professional bodies and networks. Lanka Shipping offers a wide range of services to its principal’s and clients including Marine and Energy services, Integrated Logistics, International Logistics and Freight Forwarding. We at Lanka Shipping understands that serving and meeting the Customer’s needs is paramount.
MariApps Marine Solutions is a maritime digital solutions company focused on providing maritime enterprises with customized applications and software solutions, specifically its flagship product smartPAL. Headquartered in Singapore, MariApps has development centers in Mumbai and Kochi, India, and sales and support offices in Germany, Cyprus, Dubai, and France.
smartPAL is a maritime digital solution suite of products that increases efficiency for operational tasks, allowing users to manage numerous business functions on a web-based, cloud supported, and mobile compliant platform. smartPAL provides end-to-end solutions that support customers in eliminating manual reporting, enhancing decision making, and providing real-time insight into vessel operations and conditions.
MariApps’ maritime digital solutions cater to all aspects of the maritime industry, namely ship owning, ship management, marine travel, commercial, fleet performance, procurement, finance, port agency, catering onboard, safety, environmental compliance, electronic log book that support the success of maritime businesses. With a proven track record of delivering safe, reliable, and innovative solutions that successfully help streamline operations. MariApps has been the chosen partner for over 40 clients across the maritime industry to navigate their journey towards digitization.
MariApps is built on the strong pillars of integrity, honesty, passion, and commitment. MariApps aims to add value to all our customers by offering the most efficiently integrated maritime digital solutions. We encourage an environment of mutual respect and teamwork within MariApps, a value that we proudly extend to all our clients.
Monjasa is a global partner in the oil and shipping industries and among the world’s 10 largest marine fuel suppliers. Our core business includes reselling and supply of marine fuels and shipowning activities at a global level.
By emphasising strong personal relations and engaging with local shipping communities, we service shipowners, charterers and operators in more than 700 ports worldwide. Our fleet of some 20 tankers has helped us reach leading market positions in hard-to-reach markets across West Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.
Monjasa supplies around 6m tonnes of marine fuels yearly with our own fleet completing 4,500+ ship-to-ship operations.
Today, we employ around 500 traders and other maritime specialists and recorded total revenue of USD 3.2bn in 2021.
Middle East shipping partner
Firmly rooted in the Middle East since 2006, Monjasa’s office in Dubai employs 75 specialists covering regional supply operations across the Arabian Gulf and West Africa.
The Monjasa Group presence in the UAE also includes Montec Ship Management DMCC and agency company, Monjasa Marine LLC, servicing the shipping industry across UAE ports.
VS TANKERS controls a very modern Eco fleet of VLCC tankers with an average age of just four years. The tankers are designed and built according to the latest regulations, and design standards, to ensure the safest carriage of cargoes, crews, and protection of the environment.
The fleet is one of the most modern Eco-friendly Tier -III, scrubber equipped crude tankers in the region. All of our tankers are equipped with the latest and most modern energy-efficient technologies.
VS TANKERS is always ready to serve our customers and clients transportation requirements in the worldwide VLCC oil market trade as a reliable partner in a manner which protects health, safety, and the environment.
VS TANKERS always strives to provide outstanding maritime services adhering to the highest international standards, using our expertise to transport crude oil and petroleum products across the globe for major oil companies and traders.