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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. The company operates a diversified fleet of over 50 vessels with a total Deadweight capacity (DWT) of 8 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 leverages Oman’s natural position close to global trade routes and its unrivalled distribution access across the region. The company 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 through its three subsidiaries: Oman Ship Management Company (OSMC), Oman Charter Company (OCC) and Oman Container Line (OCL). 

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ASYAD Dry Dock 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 company can handle vessels up to 600,000 DWT efficiently.

Commencing operations in 2011, the Dry Dock 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.

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