ABSA Group was incorporated as a private limited company in 1985, established by an enterprising Saudi Marine Captain, Ibrahim Barrak Al Omani, educated in United Kingdom and served as senior Ranking Officer on board reputed international shipping lines. At Absa Group we take the time to know our customers and understand their unique requirements. This enables us to apply our industry expertise to deliver a tailor-made service. We have developed a comprehensive infrastructure which allows us to offer fully unique solutions designed to match customer needs. Of course, what ties all this together and sets Absa Group distinct position is our ongoing commitment to the people we work with and the people we work for. Our strength has always been in developing close coordination that would offer the best service in the industry. Despite the size and complexity of our business, we do not fail to be aware of the need to put customers’ individual needs at the heart of everything we do. Group services offer prompt, efficient and effective agency services to vessels, principals and service providers. Our dedicated team provides outstanding communication and knowledge of ports, commodities and compliance requirements for any port. Company is staffed with professionals having vast and varied experience in the Local as well as the International Market. Through our strong network and extremely flexible way of working, we are able to respond to all shipping needs of our clients. Our main focus being on providing best of the services to our clients, at a very competitive rate.
Right from the start ABSA group established itself as leading Shipping Agents, having offices all over the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, later expanding their offices & activities to various parts of the world, ( U.A.E., CANADA, IRAQ, INDIA, SINGAPORE ) manned and Supervised by Well experienced, Master Mariners, assisted by well qualified & well experienced, multi-national staff in all fields of Shipping / Logistics & Transportation.
A strong belief exists all across the network that in today's ever changing environment it is not hours, not minutes but even seconds that matter. This has led us to continuously invest in upgrading our infrastructure and capabilities. Recognizing the fact that our people are our greatest assets and its ambassadors, a lot of importance is placed on employee development and motivation.
Looking to the future, we are all set to venture into several new activities & countries as part of our global expansion strategy.