ADNOC Logistics and Services, the shipping and marine logistics arm of the ADNOC Group, has doubled the size of its multi-purpose fleet since 2016 to reach 245 company-owned marine vessels, in addition to operating and managing more than 600 vessels annually.
ADNOC Logistics and Services is a major contributor to the successes and achievements of the UAE in the field of shipping, marine services and operations. energy in the country and ships energy products from the UAE to more than 100 customers in more than 50 countries around the world.
ADNOC Logistics and Services, thanks to the size of its fleet that includes modern and advanced marine vessels, provides integrated shipping, logistical and maritime services solutions that meet customer requirements for world-class shipping and logistics services, and the fleet of “ADNOC Logistics and Services” is the most diversified in the Middle East.
ADNOC Logistics and Services – which was founded in 2016 and its history goes back to the establishment of its predecessor, Abu Dhabi National Tanker Company “ADNATCO” in 1975 – provides many specialized services that cover all areas and stages of the value chain of the energy sector. Less than ten years after its establishment, the company was able to achieve exceptional achievements by providing operations and services covering three main areas: integrated logistics services, marine services and sea freight.
Integrated logistics services constitute the largest sector in the business of “ADNOC Logistics and Services”, as it transports products by sea through a complex series of processes, controls, checks and serial procedures that include storage depots, land transportation, heavy lifting and transportation of millions of cubic meters of multiple goods to sea freight ships.
The company’s Mussafah base in Abu Dhabi is one of the largest energy logistics bases in the region, spanning an area of 1.5 million square metres, which is roughly the size of 300 football fields.
The company owns and operates one of the largest fleets of self-elevating and moving offshore support platforms, which is used in offshore drilling and installation operations, as well as a large group of support and support vessels that serve all components and assets of the ADNOC group’s production network from offshore fields.
Shipping services represent the second largest business sector of “ADNOC Supply and Services”, as the company transports a group of basic energy products, including natural gas, crude oil and sulfur to its customers worldwide using a fleet of specialized ships, while the marine services sector comes, which in turn provides specialized services, including Petroleum port operations, response and support services for oil spill accidents, which are of paramount importance in ensuring the security and safety of the UAE’s territorial waters and marine ecosystems.
The long-term contracts of “ADNOC Logistics and Services” with the “ADNOC” group contributed to establishing a strong base for future growth. The company has an agreement to provide specialized services in all petroleum ports in Abu Dhabi, and recently signed a $2.6 billion contract with “ADNOC Marine” to provide integrated logistical services. Through the new integrated logistics platformILSPLocated at the company’s base in Mussafah, which is one of the largest and most advanced marine logistics platforms of its kind in the world.
ADNOC L&S focuses on forging global partnerships and prioritizes environmental, social and governance practices.ESG.”
Captain Abdul Karim Al-Masabi, CEO of ADNOC Logistics and Services, said in a statement to the Emirates News Agency, WAM: ADNOC Logistics and Services Company is always seeking to take advantage of opportunities for growth and expansion and is working to conclude strategic partnerships with a number of local and international partners, and has invested billions in Developing its capabilities and expanding its business to meet the needs of its customers over the next 25 years and consolidate its leadership in reducing the environmental footprint of its land and sea operations and adherence to international environmental laws while continuing to explore more opportunities and means to raise the operational efficiency of our operations and achieve the best environmental performance for the benefit of all stakeholders and ensure welfare of our society.
ADNOC Logistics and Services is committed to taking practical measures to reduce the emissions and environmental impacts of its operations. To achieve this, the company has invested, during the past six years, nearly two billion dollars in new advanced, energy-saving and environmentally friendly ships to support the country’s efforts to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 and exceed the carbon reduction goals set by the International Maritime Organization.”IMO.”
ADNOC Logistics and Services also focuses on expanding the use of innovations and advanced technology and benefiting from them in reducing carbon intensity per ton. To date, the company has succeeded in reducing the carbon intensity of its fleet by more than 20% since 2018.
ADNOC Logistics and Services is committed to maintaining the highest levels of excellence in its performance in the field of health, safety and the environment. And in 2022, the company received the “Green Shipping” award from the Organization The Maritime Standard and the “Outstanding Health, Safety and Environment Performance” award from Lloyd’s Register In recognition of its commitment to sustainability efforts and reducing carbon emissions.
ADNOC Logistics and Services showed great flexibility and achieved strong growth over the past three years despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. This is due to the significant improvement in the company’s performance in the field of freight services and operations, and the continuous growth in the integrated logistics services sector as well as Acquisitions carried out by the company, which included the acquisition of “Zakher Marine International” “ZMI”, the company that owns and operates marine operations support vessels and self-elevating and mobile offshore support platforms in Abu Dhabi, which employs more than 1,700 people within its sites in both the UAE and the Kingdom Saudi Arabia, Qatar and China.
It is worth noting that the important logistical services provided by “ADNOC Supply and Services” to the UAE, Abu Dhabi, “ADNOC” and the world contribute to providing reliable, continuous and safe supplies of energy products of strategic importance to the national economy, and also support the “Make in the Emirates” initiative through its contribution to stimulating The growth of the industrial sector and the creation of more job opportunities for UAE nationals to prepare the next generation of maritime sector leaders.