Seven Seas Shipchandlers was established in UAE in 1986. From
humble beginnings with an office and 11 staff near Port Rashid in Dubai, Seven
Seas has grown into a vibrant company consisting 475 employees in UAE.
Eitzen Maritime Services of Norway acquired Seven Seas in 2008, thereby
extending business reach to include genuine global coverage and worldwide
presence. Seven Seas Group has experienced successful growth in the supply and
logistics business. To make growth a continuous process regular investment is
injected into the business, and no expense is spared to keep abreast with the
latest technology and advanced infrastructure. Strongly advocating the
"customer is always right" credo, our motto Committed to Service was
born. This sentiment is consistently inculcated into all our personnel to breed
a deep customer oriented and service oriented attitude, both in theory and
Strategic decision making and day to day operations rests in the capable
hands of Capt. Peter Machado, the Managing Director. Capt. Peter Machado brings
to the group 30 years of senior management experience, both on and offshore. The
group is further complemented by well trained and qualified staff from diverse
marine and logistics background and experience. The company has a dedicated line
management system with managers leading each department and line staff reporting
under an organized chain of command. The system enables effective communication
amongst the customer, staff on the ground and the supplying station.
Today the Group Head Office is strategically located at Dubai Investments Park
(DIP). A state of the art temperature controlled facility built on a land area
covering one million square feet in close proximity to the upcoming Jebel Ali
Airport City and only 10 Kms from Jebel Ali Sea Port, the largest man made port
in the world.
Seven Seas Shipchandlers has been the flagship and nucleus of the group,
alongside various other marine related divisions dealing in ship repairs, fire
and safety, on- board accommodation refurbishment etc. The EMS Group owns,
manages and operates all companies in the group investing in considerable
resources and technology to build a world class Sales and Support Team.
Countries served include Argentina, Bahrain, Bosnia, Djibouti, Germany, Gibraltar, Morocco, Norway, Netherlands, Oman, Portugal, Qatar,
Spain, Singapore, UAE, Uruguay & USA.
Seven Seas Shipchandlers specialize in the supply of deck, engine and provision
stores to vessels calling UAE ports as well as all ports of Bahrain, Qatar,
Djibouti and Oman.
Specialist sectors include armed forces/,military, passenger and cruise
shipping, offshore oil and gas sector, specialist marine catering companies,
fishing, seismic and offshore supply vessels, FPSO conversions.
Seven Seas is now a part of Eitzen Maritime Services group based in Norway. This
not only gives us further reach globally, but takes us one step further due to
the inclusion of various marine products and equipment in our range of service
The group is modeled on a one-stop one-point of contact marine supplies and
services concept. There are significant tangible savings when group company
services are used in consolidation for :
General ship chandlery, all technical stores and supply of provisions & bonded
Clearing, forwarding and dispatch of owner supplied stores and spares .
Brand name management, storage and distribution.
Seven Seas Shipchandlers main office is located at Dubai Investments Park,
Dubai. We supply all ports of the UAE including offshore.
For the armed
forces and military, we supply world-wide.
overview of our facilities
Plot Area: 1,000,000 square feet
14,628 pallet slots
Chill/Frozen Stores: 9,000 pallet slots
Technical Stores: 5,000 pallet
Slots Office Area: 34,000 square feet
Capital intensive investments made in freezers, chillers and air-conditioned
storage areas ensure fresh food supplies are stored at optimum temperatures.
Our warehousing and storage equipment represent the industry�s benchmark.
The warehouse facility has separate loading/unloading bays for dry and freeze
The warehouse is in an L shaped design, with the two arms of the L having the
warehouses.One arm for dry and the other for Chill/Freeze products.
Fully Automated, Seven Seas Shipchandlers warehouse is capable of simultaneously
loading/unloading up to 90 vans at any given time in an expeditious manner.
At least 15,000 tons of food, drink and perishables can be stored at any given
Refrigerated Storage Space � 40,000 cbm.
Dry Storage Space - 260,000 Sq Ft.
Staging (Packing) Area � 70,000 Sq Ft
Seven Seas employ competent and adequate manpower as permanent employees.
To cope with surge situations hired/skilled labor is available to operate
equipment on a daily basis from the general population from very highly
coverage within the UAE.
Branch offices are located at Dubai Port, Jebel Ali, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi,
Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah. Khorfakkan port is handled by the Fujairah office;
Hamriya port, Ajman port and AHI are handled by our Sharjah office.
All branch offices are strategically located inside the port premises or in the
The Jebel Ali storage facility inside the port was created to provide timely and
efficient service to the US Navy as well as merchant ships. Being one of the
most busy container terminals in the world and the biggest in our region, our
strategically located port office and storage facility offers a high level of
customer satisfaction for on time deliveries and last minute orders.
Our state of the art temperature controlled Fujairah Facility is located inside
the port. The facility is 30,000 square feet area wise, and is used for long
term ship spares storage and houses a bonded section.
Seven Seas Shipchandlers have an office inside the Ras Al Khaimah port.
The Sharjah office is located only a 5 minutes drive from Port Khalid.
Our Abu Dhabi office and warehouse facility is located inside Mina Zayed port.
Seven Seas maintains a sizeable fleet of vehicles of different sizes and
capacity from 40 ft trailers to 9 � tonne refrigerated vans to respond to varied
requirements of our clients at different locations in UAE as well as foreign
Staff on duty 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Key operating personnel are equipped with mobile phones to make emergency
contact possible at odd hours.All branch offices are fitted with VHF radios and
state of the art communication facilities.
International purchasing department operates 24 hours to keep in touch with
State of the art Information Technology designed to make online inventory
tracking and delivery recording super efficient.
All group companies are equipped to communicate via Email and internet through a
high speed ISDN connection. We are integrated with and share considerable
experience with all the major marine e-commerce and B2B portal and platform
Supply and Logistic Support in Middle East Countries and Djibouti
Reliablitiy, Time & Cost Effective