Wednesday 28, October 2015

Dubai – MENA Herald: Gulf Navigation Maritime, a part of Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (DFM: GULFNAV), the Dubai-based shipping company, had signed an agreement with Dana Gas, the Middle East’s leading private sector natural gas company, to provide complete logistic, transportation, marine, and passenger/crew handling services for the Zora Gas Field project. Dana Gas is currently engaged in the development of gas production in the Zora Gas Field located 30 km from Sharjah and the Ajman coastline at a depth of 82 feet. It will produce and supply gas to Sharjah via an onshore processing facility.  

Under the terms of agreement, Gulf Navigation Maritime provides marine and port services, including a dedicated fully-manned crew boat/guard vessel for patrolling the offshore jacket, close coordination with the port authority for vessel registration and berthing plan, vessel brokerage, and diving operation permits. It also undertakes customs clearance for air and sea shipments from vendor base to the Hamriyah Free Zone and vice versa as well as immigration clearance process such as vessel registration, crew change, and visa arrangements.

Gulf Navigation Maritime also provides passenger-handling service at Dubai World Central, which includes meet and assist services on departures and arrivals, transport from/to airport or hotel, and escort of officials. In addition, it extends transportation and logistics support, including coordination with the vendor transport company for timely delivery of goods for custom clearance. Lastly, it makes all the arrangements for transport as per requirement and return to vendors within the UAE.

Gulf Navigation Maritime’s proven expertise, experience and resources in logistics and transportation has made it the first choice as outsourcing partner. It is the first gas exploration and production project for Dana Gas in the GCC region and Gulf Navigation Maritime support has helped to maintain high efficiencies, prompt transfer of cargo and personals and safe operations.

Gulf Navigation Maritime has a strong presence in the U.A.E., serving all terminals and commercial ports and handling all types of vessel and cargo with branch offices at Dubai, Fujairah, Sharjah & Khorfakkan.

Gulf Navigation Maritime experienced staff have excellent knowledge of local and regional laws and regulations and specialized in services such as Cargo vessel handling, Logistics, warehousing & inland transportation, Ship & off shore supply, Project cargo handling, Dry docking & repairs, Marine products distribution & sales, Freight forwarding & custom clearance.

Additionally Gulf Navigation Maritime is the sole sales and distribution agent in the Arabian Gulf of all products of Marichem-Marigases and also acts as a distributor agent for Lankhorst Ropes. The Company’s Head Office is in Saba Tower 1, Jumeriah Lake Towers with branch offices in various UAE ports.