The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)

Transport and Logistics
Established in 1978
Saudi Arabia

Bahri, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (previously known as NSCSA), was established by Royal Decree as a public shareholding company on 21 January 1978. The ownership is 22.55% Public Investment Fund (PIF), 20% Saudi Aramco Development Co. (SADCO), 57.45% listed (Tadawul). Forty years of growth turns a small multipurpose vessel company into a world leader in maritime logistics and transportation conglomerate. A large fleet of 89 modern, state-of-the-art vessels that are built to the highest standards enable Bahri to serve 150 ports worldwide. Today, Bahri is Saudi Arabia’s leading shipping company. We are committed to a strategy of continued growth by further building our customer base in Saudi Arabia and abroad, and establishing an international reputation for quality, reliability and safety. Our business activities span the purchase, sale and operation of ships and vessels for the transportation of cargo, oil, chemicals, oil products and dry bulk, logistical services, cargo clearance and stowage on board ships and other means of transportation, storage and all maritime shipping activities. We conduct our operations through four different channels: crude oil, chemicals, breakbulk and dry bulk transportation. As a VLCC leader, we are one of the world’s largest owner and operator of Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) with a total capacity of more than 13 million DWT. And we are proud to be one of the largest owners and operator of chemical tankers in the Middle East. Our operational fleet is approximately 1.3 million DWT.