Al Jazeera Shipping Co.’s Offshore Marine Services include Chartering and Brokerage of different types of vessels and equipment. AJS has a fully integrated operation, and is staffed by experienced personnel offering dedicated and professional services for Sale & Purchase of new vessels, vessels with post fixture follow-ups, and assistance in related documentation and vessels registry works. A major part of AJS’s operation is providing Supply and Services to the offshore Oil Industry and offshore Construction industry.


AJS’s own fleet comprises a wide range of tugs, workboats, barges and marine units ready to serve customers all over the Arabian Gulf region. These vessels are available under BIMCO Time Charter, Bareboat Charter, or Lump sum contracts with flexible long-term or short-term arrangements

Sale & Purchase

AJS’s activities include the sale, purchase and brokerage of vessels and marine units to and from clients worldwide. This constant selling and purchasing of vessels ensures that AJS always keeps a young, updated, and diverse fleet to keep pace with the ever shifting market requirements.

Bunkering Services / Fresh Water Supply

AJS provides Bunkering services to every type of vessel. Whether it is tankers, dredgers, or naval vessels, AJS can transport Marine fuel and fresh water in a safe and timely manner to locations all around the Gulf.

Our fleet of Bunker barges and Fresh Water barges are fully equipped and ready to transport MGO and to supply and transport high quality fresh water for sanitary and drinking. Our fleet is equipped with high technology pumps and equipment.

Equipment Hire

AJS owns a large variety of equipment for both onshore and offshore use. These include various plant and machinery including heavy equipment, generator sets, winches and power packs, chains, wires, anchors etc. all of which are available for hire.

Temporary Power Generation / Temperature Control Rental

Temporary Power Generation

Aggreko is the world leader in temporary power rental solutions and supports industries and events across Middle East and the rest of the world. Operating from over 200 service locations worldwide including 12 locations within the Middle East, we provide effective rental power solutions and service support that match customers’ requirements. High quality and reliability are key considerations, and we build all our rental generators to stringent quality standards at our in-house manufacturing facility in the UK.

One of the key component that makes temporary power rental solutions a success is flexibility. Aggreko has a range of generators that operate on diesel, gas or HFO fuels. Our generator sets can deliver complete operating power packages or serve as scalable components within large turnkey power stations or for industrial applications.

Customers choose Aggreko because our generator rental fleet offers outstanding reliability, flexibility, performance and functionality and because we provide quick and efficient support through our local service network. Our generator sets can be used for industrial applications (including synchronous generator arrangements) ranging from simple standalone temporary power packages to multi-MW plants.

Aggreko Middle East has supplied diesel and gas rental generator sets to industrial sectors such as oil and gas, manufacturing, utilities, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food and beverages, cement, steel and shipping. Our power solutions and services have also been extensively used within the events industry to deliver first class events across GCC.

Temperature Control Rental

Effective temperature control is a crucial element in the success of industrial and commercial business activities across the Middle East.Our temperature control solutions go beyond delivering chiller, air conditioner or refrigeration rental units to industrial sites or commercial buildings. Aggreko’s complete engineering, design and installation service helps to meet the temperature needs of your process, facility, project or event or to ensure the comfort of your personnel. Our service can provide cover for maintenance periods, breakdowns, productivity improvement and seasonal heat and comfort cooling situations.At Aggreko, we combine the best in temperature control equipment with technical expertise and outstanding customer service to ensure that systems are properly installed and operating correctly. We provide temperature control rental solutions for a wide range of industrial and commercial users. Whatever the application, our technicians are on hand to offer effective support and to supply and install all the accessories and controls our customers require.In the case of high-volume, industrial-scale cooling tower applications, for example, we can provide pumps, piping, heat exchangers, tanks and valves to create a complete process unit.

Diving Services

AJS Diving Services provides clients throughout the Middle with a wide range of specialized sub-sea services.

These include CCTV, video and photographic hull inspections on vessels ranging from tugs to super-tankers, inspections and maintenance on bridges and jetties, ultrasonic checks on steel hulls and piles, underwater arc welding and oxy-arc/thermic cutting, dredging, pipeline inspections, cable laying, salvage and wreck removal.

AJS Diving Services is approved by major classification societies such as Lloyds Register of Shipping, Bureau Veritas and Det Norske Veritas and has developed an international reputation for the quality of its work. With a team of experienced and qualified divers, the company has undertaken a wide range of projects.

  • Hull Cleaning Solutions
    • Equipment approved for hull cleaning of all types of coating including Silicone and Epoxy based
    • Cleaning performed utilizing hydraulic multi-brush systems
    • Hydro blasting
  • In-Water Survey Solutions
    • Complete hull surveys, including still and video color photography documentation
    • Special inspections at request of ship owners’ representative, classification inspectors, surveyors, and insurers
    • NDT inspection of Hull shell plating
    • Underwater paint coating inspection and application
    • Hull coating inspection
    • Damage assessment inspections
    • Pre and Post Dry Dock inspections
    • Propeller Polishing Solutions
    • Multi-stage micro polishing of all surfaces
    • Detailed written report with photographs (pre and post polishing) and any defects found during inspection
  • Underwater Repairs
    • Anode Replacement
    • Recovery of lost anchors and equipment
    • Underwater transducer replacement and repair
    • Bland off sea chests (suctions and discharges, etc) to facilitate repairs inside vessel
    • Locate and assess underwater oil leaks and perform approved repairs
    • Bottom Survey at berths or anchorage to locate and remove obstructions hazardous to vessel

Oil Spill Response Services

In the event of an oil spill, AJS can mobilize a response team to contain and recover oil. Our vessels and containment equipment are on standby at our Bahrain jetty.

Ship Supply

AJS’s Ship supply service enables vessels to take on spares and provisions or embark and disembark crew personnel, surveyors or inspectors. We offer supply services using our own fleet of high-speed, passenger, taxi, supply and crew boats.

Offshore Support

Agency / Husbandry Services

Well-coordinated husbandry services delivered on time

Our ship agents are backed by extensive agency experience and competence. We provide husbandry agency services to secure the welfare of your vessels.

We will always provide you:

  • Efficient services
  • Consistent performance
  • Reliable agents
  • Financial security
  • Global network

We offer husbandry services during your port call, including:

  • Vessel service pre-planning
  • Bunker delivery coordination
  • Booked services coordination
  • Cash to master
  • Crew change assistance
  • On/Off-hire Survey Coordination
  • Meet and greet
  • Crew medical assistance
  • Launch coordination service
  • Spare parts coordination

Furthermore you can always rely on us to go the extra mile to cater for your needs. All our services are handled according to our Standards of operations, while we simultaneously tune the service specifications to your individual requirements.

With Full Agency, you get:

  • Reliable, predictable and professional agency people
  • Deep knowledge of cargo operations and how to carefully arrange loading and discharge of specific commodity types
  • An easy and intuitive network directory, so that you can quickly get in touch with our operations team in each port
  • Quality checked and trained agents with a set of KPI’s to measure our service performance towards you
  • Pre-agreed agency fees in selective ports
  • Professional Global Agents that handle all DA accounts and financial transactions
  • Solid connections with respective port authorities
  • Safe handling of your crew to secure the welfare of people

Rig Moving Operations

AJS has a range of high horsepower tugs at its disposal at any one time, which allows it to respond quickly to client’s needs. AJS’s capabilities and experience include towing large super structures such as drilling platforms, jackets, bridges, barges and miscellaneous offshore material.

In addition, AJS operates a fleet of Tugs and Barges with Ro-Ro capabilities that can move entire Rigs to remote locations.

Salvage Support

AJS is able to provide swift assistance to ships and vessels in distress anywhere in the Arabian Gulf. Our broad range of Fire Fighting tugs, crane barges, and fast speed crafts combined with our experienced crew will assure a safe and timely recovery.

Cranes & Heavy Equipment

AJS has a fleet of modern cranes to suit your specific requirements. From 8 ton to 440 ton capacity ensuring safe and efficient lifting. The cranes offered include mobile, rough terrain, crawler, pedestal and loader cranes. Lifting services can also be provided onboard barges for nearshore or offshore requirements.

AJS also owns Excavators, diggers, and hydraulic grabs, forklifts and many other heavy equipment which are available for hire.

Marine Equipment

AJS stocks large amounts of marine equipment for its own use, as well as for sale or hire. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Hydraulic Mooring Winches
  • Power Packs
  • Chains
  • Wires
  • Anchors
  • Fenders
  • Pumps
  • Dredging Pumps

Portable Cabins, Containers & Ablution Units

AJS has a dedicated temporary buildings team who can design, manufacture, install and service almost any configuration accommodation required, whether that be a full scale camp, site offices or blast-resistant buildings. What’s more all temporary buildings can be fitted out to the highest of standards and can cater for large scale kitchens, whilst providing designated leisure modules for gyms, pool, TV and prayer rooms.

Fully managed camp set-ups can feature:

  • Sleepers, Modular Offices and Ablution Units
  • Access & Security Huts
  • Kitchens, Canteens, Gyms, Mosques
  • Flat Pack Modules
  • Generators and Fuel Management
  • Water Tanks

Our portable buildings can be designed to suit almost any catering requirement,AJS offers a wide range of ablution units from 8ft to 40ft that come with fresh water and built in sewage tanks, including:

  • Individual Chemical Toilets
  • Ladies & Gents Ablution Units (all female, all male or split)
  • Shower Rooms

Made from resilient plastic, AJS also offers portable toilets which feature:

  • Built in ventilation
  • Maximised use of standing floor area; 4ft x 4ft


Al Jazeera Shipping Co. is able to provide and arrange extensive catering services through its affiliations with Fine Foods Catering Services, where it provides full catering services which incorporate provision of catering personnel, food, laundry and janitorial services and includes management of quarantine requirements.