Khalid Faraj Shipping (KFS) is one of the leading private sector ship owners/ship Operators based in Abu Dhabi engaged in the coastal transportation and offshore civil, oil, and Gas Project marine Support Services with the most modern Fleet Profile.

our current fleet strength totaling Seventy- Five (75) Vessels mainly consisting of Landing crafts, Tug Boats, cargo Barges, Crew Boats, Passenger Boats, offshore Supply vessels, offshore Construction support vessels and Project carriers.

Incorporated in 1995, we do possess a rich and diversified history in Project Logistics, offshore EPC support, Dredging and Reel amati on support, and offshore Oil and Gas industry Project Logistics support and our charterers/clients list include global EPC companies, multi-national Dredging companies, National and International oil and Gas maJors, Government Departments, Public sector corporations and numerous other charterers.

KFS vessels are supporting a wide spectrum of activities including natural and artificial (man-made) island development and construction – civil, Electrical & Mechanical, Oil and Gas Support Services, Pipe-laying project support, Dredging Support, Plant Construction and Engineering Logistics support, Rig Support and complete offshore supply/ Sea Freighting associated Jobs.

With an Integrated Management system in place, we not only emphasize QHSE but also provide favorable working conditions to both Onshore and offshore Staff. With a capable team of experts in-house, we regularly identify and train/ update our staff about the latest developments and changing industry requirements. our staff & vessels meet one of the most stringent requirements set by ADNOC and are followed by all the EPC Companies locally.

Apart from the Ship owning and operating, we do have dedicated divisions rendering Project cargo Forwarding and Port Agency services.

We are proud of our very long association with ADNOC and its affiliated associates, JV Partner and group companies that includes EPC companies.


Our vision is to become the best among the maritime service providers who can deliver world class services to our clients in any part of the world. This will be achieved through deploying latest class vessels with less than 5 year old, experienced and skilled crews, following best methods, by ensuring the continual improvement in every aspect of the process. We are committed to provide a safe working environment by promoting safety and pollution prevention in all areas of operations, enhancing the skills of employees through training and by adopting latest technologies which will promote a sustainable development.


Our mission is to

  • Focus on core offshore operations
  • To become leader in Offshore Oil and Gas Support Services
  • Provide offshore support vessels that suits to the client requirements
  • To become a forerunner in the Marine Transportation sector


Ships Management & Operation

Ship Brokers

Ship charterers

Towage Services

Marine Consultants

Offshore EPC Logistic Support

Ship sales & Purchase Consultants

Ship New Building Consultants

Barge Transportation

Warehouse Owners & Agents

Project Cargo Handling & Transportation

Freight Forwarding

Offshore Oil &Gas Support Service

Crewing & Manpower Supply Service

Construction & Heavy Equipment Transportation

Landing Crafts Owners & Operators

Marine Equipment Hiring & Rental Services

Port Agency

Customs Clearance Services

Goods Marine Shipment Services

Marine Lines Agent

Onshore And Offshore Oil And Gas Fields And Facilities Services

Storehouses And Warehouses Management And Operation