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Playing an indisputable role in the growth and development of the maritime sector, Bahri has entrenched itself as a leading company globally in the logistics and transportation services over more than four decades. The Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-headquartered company steadily built its operation and expanded its market presence through its six business units – Bahri Oil, Bahri Logistics, Bahri Chemicals, Bahri Dry Bulk, Bahri Ship Management and Bahri Data.
With a strong fleet of 87 vessels and a global network of offices, Bahri offers a diverse range of onshore and offshore solutions to a rapidly growing local and international client base. The company is the leading direct full liner service provider from the US East Coast, Canada, and Gulf Coast ports to Jeddah, Dubai, Dammam, and Chennai connecting key ports on its way.
Bahri’s unfailing commitment to delivering quality-driven and reliable services has remained the mainstay of its success since its establishment in 1978. The company has consistently reported sustained revenue growth and profitability expansion as a testimony to its robust financial position.
Saudi Arabia’s logistics and transportation sector is at the heart of the Kingdom’s major economic transformation underway and Bahri has aligned its long-term business plans with the maritime goals of the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030 program. In keeping with its strategy, the company has formed partnerships with International Maritime Industries and Hyundai Heavy Industries to help establish an indigenous shipbuilding industry in the country.
Diversification has always remained the core of Bahri’s business strategy and a key driver of its enduring success. The company recently branched out into water desalination floating plants business through a 20-year agreement with Saline Water Conversion Corporation to establishing floating stations to desalinate water and transfer desalinated water from the stations to desalination tanks.
Bahri’s milestones have been recognized by numerous prestigious industry awards. In 2019, the company won ten awards, including ‘Ship Manager of The Year,’ ‘Ship Owner/Operator of The Year’ and ‘Investment in People Award’.
International Maritime Industries is a joint venture between Saudi Aramco, Lamprell, Bahri and Hyundai Heavy Industries. Four industry leaders have come together to build a world-class maritime facility offering quality, efficiency, and economies-of-scale. Each partner has brought hands-on experience as either a customer or operator to ensure IMI redefines the maritime industry with its integrated facility and contained localized supply chain ecosystem. IMI is located in The King Salman Complex for International Maritime Industries & Services at Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia. It will be the largest, full service maritime facility in MENA. The scale of IMI ensures customers will have all their maritime needs met in one facility, on time, and to specification. It will host:
One of the largest combined drydock area in MENA
The largest ship lift in MENA with lifting capabilities of 31,200 tons
The largest combined lift capability over a drydock in MENA of 2,150 tons
The region’s largest quayside of 9,000 meters
The region’s largest total combined land area of 11.4million sqm
The annual capacity of the facility is 4 new build offshore rigs and over 43 new build vessels including VLCCs, in addition to servicing more than 260 maritime products. The first phase of production operations is expected to commence toward the end of 2020 with the facility reaching its full production capacity by 2022.
International Maritime Industries (IMI) — a name that is poised to flex a lot of industry muscle, and will not only transform the face of rig and shipbuilding in the region, but also globally.
Marine Department Overview
The Marine Department is a vital part of Saudi Aramco’s Industrial Services Organization. The department has a reliable fleet of vessels to provide an assortment of Marine Services in order to support the exploration, production and transportation of oil, in and around Saudi Aramco’s offshore concession areas.
From the expansion into offshore operations at Karan, Arabiyah and Hasbah to the current offshore fields at Manifa, Safaniyah, Marjan and beyond, Saudi Aramco’s marine operations continue to contribute to the national economy and advance the Kingdom’s development.
The marine fleet operates from a number of ports in the kingdom and operates 24 hours, 365 days per year.
In 1938, after oil was discovered in Saudi Arabia in commercial quantities, it was essential to establish marine services in Ras Tanura to support the transportation of oil to the international oil market.
With the rapid increase in offshore exploration and production and the increasing demand for marine support and services, marine services was transformed into an independent department in 1974 under the Industrial Services.
Since then, the Marine Department has continued to expand to support oil exploration, drilling, production and transportation in the Eastern Region and also to support oil transportation in the Western Region after the company was entrusted with the responsibility of running the oil exporting operations in 1993.
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Established in 1990, Al Blagha Group (ABG) is a Saudi Group of companies specialized in marine infrastructure and
industrial services, port and shipyard operations, marine transportation and logistics.
With over 4000 employees, ABG group has operational unites all over Saudi Arabia including Dammam, Jeddah, Diba, Yanbuand Jizan, with our headquarters located in Riyadh.
Affiliated ABG companies participating in the third Saudi Maritime Congress are Al Blagha Industrial (ABIC), and the Maritime Company for Navigation (MACNA).
ABIC operates Dammam Shipyard, the only dry dock facility on the Arabian Gulf coast of the Kingdom, and provides maintenance services, repair and refurbishment activities for the commercial, defence and offshore marine sectors. ABGI has a strong presence on the Red Sea coast through Jeddah Ship Repair.
With over 24 years’ experience in maritime industry, the Maritime Company for Navigation (MACNA) is the oldest Saudi company and leader in the Red Sea transportation market. MACNA ship management provides technical and crew expertise to maintain and operate a diverts fleets of Landing Crafts, RoRo/Pax Catamarans, crew boats and High-Speed Crafts. MACNA has been the only company to perform daily trips for passengers and cargo between Jizan and Farasan for over 10 years.
Along with providing a diverse professional marine service such as
· Vessel chartering
· Marine consultancy
· Marine agency
· Marine workshop
ABG is a proud Platinum sponsor of the 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress to further illustrate our commitment to contribute toward the maritime and logistics sectors development in Saudi Arabia.
Established in 1981, Faisal M. Higgi & Associates Co. Ltd. has cemented its name at Yanbu and short after at all Saudi Red Sea Ports and now expending on Eastern Region. Equipped with a group of experienced, qualified and dedicated shipping professionals, Faisal M. Higgi provides a kind of highest level of package service containing shipping agency services, cargo transport, custom clearance and ship chandelling.
Faisal M. Higgi is a progressive, committed and quality conscious company.
Enhance our ability to provide high quality and standardized services by leveraging the benefits of the highly automated work environment.
Over the years, we have become one of the leading shipping services company. Headquartered in Yanbu with offices spread along the Red Sea coast in Jeddah, Rabigh, Duba, Jizan and in Eastern Province Dammam, Jubail, Rast Tanura and Tanajib. Our highly experienced teams are able to provide Cost-effective level of quality-controlled services, meeting our Clients’ needs and expectations in every aspect.
Faisal M. Higgi & Associates Co. Ltd. has succeeded to develop the activity of skilled and non-skilled manpower supply as well as environmental services to numerous of Industrial firms at Yanbu area. We have insured highest level of quality in accordance with clients environmental and safety requirements. We have acquired numerous equipment and transport means to accommodate the increasing demand of that service.
Faisal M. Higgi & Associates Co. Ltd. implemented Quality Management System Standards: BS EN ISO 9001:2015 by Lloyd’s Register.
Hadi Hamad Al Hammam Marine Services Co. is a subsidiary company of Hadi Hamad Al Hammam Holding Company. A 100% Saudi owned entity with diversified business activities which was established and started the first contract with Saudi ARAMCO back in the year 1978.
Our headquarters is located in Ras Tanura City – a strategic location in the Eastern Region of Saudi Arabia – with rapidly expanding operations to support offshore operations in the Arabian Gulf & Red Sea.
We own, operate, and manage Offshore Support Vessels to serve Saudi Oil & Gas offshore industry contributing to Saudi Economy. Our major clients are Saudi ARAMCO and its Offshore Construction Contractors working in the Region for Oil & Gas exploration and production. We also provide additional support services such as Ship Chandelling, Shipping Agency Services, Marine Catering Services, Ship Maintenance and associated Services. In addition to serving the Offshore industry, we also provide various services at Seaports of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other regional branches in the GCC.
Our diverse marine fleet comprises of 35 vessels and we have additional 6 vessels being built at various international shipyards which are expected to join our fleet during the year 2020.
Our strategy is to maintain safety and quality of our services and meet business demands considering Saudi Vision 2030 with a focus on offering diversified Offshore Services to SAUDI ARAMCO and other Clients. Our diverse fleet consists of the following types of vessels and crafts :
Overseas Marine Logistics L.L.C. (OML), is one of the leading well-known international companies providing full range of ship management and marine operations services to SAUDI ARAMCO, ADNOC & TOTAL etc.
OML has wide interests in providing Jack-Up Barges, Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) in order to support a wide range of offshore activities including but not limited to Topside Hook-ups, installation, commissioning, well testing & stimulation, accommodation, maintenance, rig less operation to Oil & Gas industries.
Our services also includes Offshore Vessel Chartering, Operation & Management, Marine Consultancy Services, Marine Project Management, Heavy Lifting inspection & Certification. We handle numerous long term contracts every year through our professional network, which covers all ports in our respective areas, including all Africa range. OML has been able to achieve this by combining local expertise with international standards to deliver the highest levels of proactive service and measured processes leading to meeting our customer requirements.
We aim to be recognized globally as a highly effective, efficient, responsible and progressive maritime company and we are pleased to have a pool of high professionals which leads us to achieve a market leader position in our regional industry. We are confident that the strength of our performance will sustain our future growth and allow us to focus on key projects which have a potential to help us realize higher margins.
Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) is a world-class terminal spearheaded by the Saudi Industrial Services group SISCO and the first privately funded BOT (Build Operate and Transfer) container terminal development project in Saudi Arabia. The project was funded through an investment of $700 million USD. RSGT located at JIP (Jeddah Islamic Port) is the initial step in the company’s selective international growth strategy. The shareholder structure includes SISCO, Xenel Industries and MMC Group.
RSGT has an annual capacity of 5.2 million TEU. The terminal is equipped with 24 Super Post-Panamax quay cranes with an outreach of 24 rows across and a 700m wide turning basin, which can accommodate next generation vessels of 20,000+ TEU-class. It is the only terminal at JIP that can fully operate and assist shipping lines fully utilize the current and next generations of mega vessels.
RSGT is the largest gateway to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia western region, with a dedicated customer service team and tailored supply chain solutions for its customers.
RSGT is dedicated to working with the shipping lines to increase their efficiency and market penetration, while also working with the local shippers and consignees to provide them with the most efficient supply chain options.
Saudi Global Ports Co (SGPC), which started its commercial operations on the 23rd of April 2015, is the second container terminal in King Abdulaziz Seaport in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. It is a joint venture between the Public
Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia and the Singapore based port and terminal operator, PSA International.
The company’s strength and success is derived from many aspects:
SGPC will continue to invest in technology, upskill the human capital, upgrade its infrastructure, and communicate with its clients to exceed all expectations. SGPC aims to help transform Saudi Arabia into a leading Global Logistics Hub keeping in line with the Kingdom’s 2030 vision.
With about 3 decades of experience, providing services related to Off-shore Marine, Shipping agency, Ship chandling, Supply Chain, Freight forwarding and Customs clearance, Sedres understand Marine business and its requirements to core.
Sedres’ strength go beyond time-bound service / product delivery as “commitment to providing solutions” act as leading light behind every action that we initiate.
Sedres believe in strategic partnership with industry leaders to achieve distinction in specialized services, thus operate in JV partnership with below technically advanced companies.
With a proven track record in Shipping / Marine industry, Sedres today is a trusted partner to many ship owners, charterers and operators from around the globe providing vast array of services all under one umbrella.
Our aspiration is to replicate our excellence to wider geographies and grow into a globally recognized entity by becoming the company of choice.
As a leading provider of classification services to the global offshore and marine industries, ABS is guided by its mission to promote security of life, property and the natural environment. ABS offers support during initial concept design, design approval and construction and provides lifecycle services.
ABS offers an independent and uncompromised perspective on classification and statutory critical items. ABS leverages its years of experience in working with the marine industry to the benefit of our clients by providing an impartial assessment that relies on time-tested practical survey assessment techniques and the most advanced engineering rigor.
Through a global network, ABS delivers services and solutions to clients, providing core competencies of survey, engineering and auditing. ABS’ vast network of offices around the world provides a flexible and highly efficient support system that all use the same consistent approach when applying various rules and requirements. The commitment to service is what distinguishes ABS as a true class leader and a trusted partner to our clients throughout the life of their assets.
ABS has an unparalleled commitment to safety that underscores all that it does as an organization. The safety record of the ABS-classed fleet validates our commitment to safety leadership. The fleet has consistently and significantly outperformed industry averages in both Overall Serious Casualties and Hull & Machinery Casualties.
Standing on its record of independence, exceptional class service, safety and technology leadership, ABS delivers value at every stage of development of an offshore asset or marine vessel. With a passion for making the world a safer place, while also delivering practical and innovative solutions, ABS stands ready to assist and advance safety in the marine and offshore energy industries.
BAE Systems Saudi Development & Training are a registered Saudi Company who have been providing training in KSA since 1994, as part of the Economic Offset Program. Built on strong long-lasting relationships within Saudi Arabia, utilising our global brand and capabilities, our products and pedigree in the training market are very similar to our Company values – Innovative, Bold and Trusted.
With our training headquarters situated in Riyadh and strategic training solutions being delivered in five other major cities in the Kingdom, we train more than 3,500 people annually with a success rate of above 90%. Our Vision is to become the premier technical and professional training provider of choice in Saudi Arabia that provides a vital advantage to help our customers develop what really matters – their people.
We believe that the key to any company’s success or industrial and national growth, is through its people. As such, we take training seriously. We have invested in state-of-the-art facilities that are designed to help your business develop professional, technical and vocationally qualified people that you need to drive your success in the future.
The Company is committed to supporting Vision 2030 and the unique potential of Saudi Arabia, by helping unlock the opportunities that exist in its people and country, but critically this starts with your organisation and your people. Whether through utilising one of our numerous internationally recognised accredited qualifications, our highly skilled instructors or capitalising on our bespoke training solutions designed for your industry, company and individual needs, we want to work with you.
IEC Telecom Group is one of the leading international providers of satellite communications services. Renowned for supplying high quality satellite-based solutions to customers for more than 20 years, IEC Telecom delivers efficient end-to-end voice and data services when and where it matters most.
We enable digitalization for the maritime industry as well as remote units on land, where GSM coverage is not available.
For urban networks, we provide a powerful satellite back up to ensure the business continuity of customer enterprises.
IEC Telecom offers global coverage for international operations as well as a wide variety of area-by-area plans for regional use.
IEC Telecom’s integrated approach of in-house design and engineering expertise allows us to develop truly unique solutions that enable full control over customer satellite assets.
Our portfolio includes a wide range of satellite products (from handset to VSAT services), solutions, and value-added services. In addition, we offer 24/7 support for satellite-based solutions during their full lifecycle.
IEC Telecom Group has offices across eight countries: Denmark, France, Kazakhstan, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Turkey, and UAE.
Tidewater owns and operates one of the largest fleets of OSVs (Offshore Support Vessels) in the industry, with over 60 years of experience supporting offshore energy exploration and production activities worldwide.
Tidewater created the “work boat” industry with its 1956 launch of the Ebb Tide, the world’s first offshore vessel tailor-made to support the offshore oil and gas industry. Today, Tidewater is the leading and most experienced provider of OSVs in the global energy industry.
As a US based company, over 90% of Tidewater’s fleet works internationally in more than 60 countries. Around the world, we stand ready to transport crews and supplies, tow and anchor mobile rigs, assist in offshore construction projects and perform a variety of specialized marine support services.
In 2008 Tidewater Al-Rushaid Company Limited was established in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a partnership between two leading companies to support the oil and gas activity in the Kingdom while focusing on:
ABB is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.
ABB Marine & Ports is a pioneering maritime organization which is transforming the industry through electric, digital and connected solutions. ABB’s innovative technologies are redefining the future, bringing new levels of reliability, efficiency and sustainability to shipping and making our ports and terminals safer, greener and more productive. ABB Marine & Ports is operating in 25 countries, in over 40 locations. Our service network helps the customers globally wherever they are with the ABB AbilityTM Collaborative Operations Centers and 24/7 technical support.
Al Tamimi & Company is the largest law firm in the Middle East with 17 offices across 9 countries. The firm has unrivalled experience, having operated in the region for over 25 years. Our lawyers combine International experience and qualifications with expert regional knowledge and understanding.
We are a full-service firm, specialising in advising and supporting major international corporations, banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies. Our main areas of expertise include arbitration & litigation, banking & finance, corporate & commercial, intellectual property, real estate, construction & infrastructure, and technology, media & telecommunications. Our lawyers provide quality legal advice and support to clients across all of our practice areas. We have a dedicated team of over 10 specialist shipping lawyers based across the jurisdictions in which we operate. We are experts when it comes to understanding and advising on shipbuilding, finance and mortgage contracts, collisions and insurance litigation, cargo claims, charter party disputes and ship arrests and hull and cargo policies.
Our business and regional footprint continues to grow, and we seek to expand further in line with our commitment to meet the needs of clients doing business across the MENA region.
ATCO is an upwardly growing Marine Services company with prime focus on offshore oil & gas
operations, chemical & petrochemical projects, as well as quality-assured shipping services, chartering, brokerage and project forwarding services. ATCO currently owns and operates a growing fleet of offshore support vessels (OSVs), anchor handling tug supply (AHTS), platform supply vessels (PSV), self-propelled jack-up barges, security patrol boats, docking tugs, utility and pilot vessels.
Founded in the mid-1950’s by Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Turki with headquarters in Dammam, ATCO brings the heritage and strength of over 65-years of successful operation in Saudi Arabia and the GCC marketplace. We pride ourselves on our Saudization achievements in frontline Management, Technical and administrative
functions. ATCO is committed to supporting Saudi Arabia’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add Program (IKTVA), with smart and creative plans for aggressive growth & restructuring initiatives gearing up with Saudi 2030 Vision; says Mr. Ziad Al-Turki; Group Chairman.
Through a carefully designed cross-linked organization, ATCO Ports Management & Marine Services (APMMS) enjoys a unique footprint spanning across the east & west coasts of Saudi Arabia and extending into Bahrain & UAE; AMS Bahrain supplies and operates Offshore Support Vessels outside KSA and offers offshore fabrication and light repair services. APMMS Saudi Arabia is an integrated Marine Logistics company providing management, operation & maintenance of ports and terminals across the Kingdom.
Key APMMS clients include:
…anda variety of other international operators
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. In 2019, DP World handled 71.2 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals.
DP World has been awarded a 30-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession by the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), for the management and development of the Jeddah South Container Terminal Jeddah Islamic Port. DP World development works in Jeddah Islamic Port will contribute to achieving Saudi Vision 2030 where DP World will be investing more than $500 million to improve and modernise the Jeddah Islamic Port, including major infrastructure development to enable serving the ultra-large container carriers (ULCC’s) and Terminal capacity of 4mn TEUs to meet future growth demands. In line with DP World’s mission to transform container terminal operations through technology-driven innovation, the South Container Terminal will become successfully state of the art facility with advanced infrastructure and fully commissioned smart services that ensure transparency of transactions and greater facilitation of trade.
Inmarsat sets the standard in maritime communications, with the world’s most advanced commercial global mobile satellite network and its continuous investment into satellite evolution and technology innovation to improve safety and life at sea, enhance vessel performance and build maritime communities.
With a heritage spanning more than 40 years, Inmarsat keeps the maritime industry connected with its highly reliable satellite network and its range of leading voice and data services.
Its award-winning Fleet Xpress service takes maritime communications to the next level, delivering high data speeds and guaranteed global bandwidth enabled by Global Xpress Ka-band combined with proven FleetBroadband L-band, in a managed package from a single supplier.
Fleet Xpress is driving digitalization by enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) applications, automation and artificial intelligence. Digitalisation that is backed up by high-throughput ship-shore connectivity, data storage and handling plays a vital role in helping offshore vessel owners and operators cut costs and emissions, whilst simultaneously enhancing safety.
In addition to the high data speeds unlocked for owners and operators, Inmarsat’s maritime digitalisation initiative has already yielded Fleet Secure for cybersecurity and Fleet Data - designed to use voyage data recorders as a real time source of data.
When it matters most, thousands of vessels depend on Inmarsat to optimise operational and environmental efficiency, enhance crew welfare and maximise safety at sea.
MAMAS for Ports Services Co. Ltd. established over twenty years ago to provide quality services in the maritime industry of Saudi Arabia. Today it is one of the most reputable maritime agencies in Saudi Arabia. With the most significant shipping agency network in the Kingdom, we provide a wide range of marine-related services. MAMAS agency is the dominant power in handling various types of vessels such as Bulk, Break-bulk, Tanker, and Container. We also have expertise in handling marine units for offshore activities like Submersible vessels, Tugboats, Dredgers, and Barges.
MAMAS provides full agency, husbandry, and protecting agency services throughout Saudi Arabian Sea Ports. Our dedicated team works around the clock to deliver operational excellence and to offer viable solutions to our local and international clients.
In addition to the maritime agency services, MAMAS also has a Logistics division which provides a complete logistical solution. MAMAS logistics division operates its transportation fleet and storage area to facilitate local and international cargo movements.
We protect our principal’s interests and minimize their cost of doing business in Saudi Arabia with our local knowledge, experience, and expertise. We make every effort possible to make the port call as efficient and cost effective as possible. It is in our DNA to provide on-time information and solutions to our clients.
PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. ("POSH") is one of Asia’s largest operators of offshore support vessels, with a diversified fleet servicing the offshore oil and gas and renewables industries.
With four distinct operating segments: Offshore Supply Vessels, Transportation and Installation, Offshore Accommodation as well as Harbour Services, POSH’s offshore support vessels perform anchor handling services, ocean towage and installation, ocean transportation, offshore accommodation services, Subsea Umbilicals Risers and Flowlines (“SURF”) and Inspection Maintenance and Repair (“IMR”) support and harbour towage services. The Group also supports offshore renewables projects and offers an integrated suite of subsea services.
The POSH Group (including joint ventures) operates a combined fleet of 120 vessels, comprising Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels, Anchor Handling Tugs, Platform Supply Vessels, Maintenance Utility Vessels, Crane and Deck Barges, Semi submersible Accommodation Vessels, Light Construction Vessels, Accommodation Vessels, Multi purpose Support Vessels, Dive Support Vessels and Harbour Tugs.
The POSH fleet operates worldwide, serving offshore oilfields in Asia, Australasia, Africa, Middle East and Latin America, providing vessels and services for projects involving many of the world’s major energy companies, as well as many large international offshore contractors.