In its 28 years in the marine industry, Whitesea has owned and operated various vessels, including cargo ships, bulk carriers, multipurposeandoffshore vessels. With a vast shipping experience, the last 15 years have seen the company concentrate its activities in the offshore segment of the marine industry.

Delivering its services predominantly in the Middle East, WSS operates one of the largest independently owned fleets of IACS classed offshore support vessels in the region. The fleet serves a number of longstanding customers including Shell, Total, NIOC, Pedco, Maersk, Aramco, IOOC, POGC, Hyundai, Petrobras, Halliburton, and McDermott. Its position in the offshore sector, recently consolidated by the delivery of new highly specified ‘S Class’ DP1 AHTS vessels, affords the company a vast experience in the marine sector. The new vessels combine a high quality build with a consideration for crew comfort and are equipped with the most technically advanced systems for propulsion, navigation and positioning, cargo and deck equipment.

“Whitesea shipping is owned by the Alali family with longstanding managing director Seraj Alali. Certainly, the success of the company is down to the family dynamism and dedication. The long history of operating in this sector has led to a very in-depth understanding of the business, market and operations, so we’re able to offer a highly professional service to our clients as a result,” explains WSS’ previous general manager, “Maintaining a comprehensive fleet, enabling us to react to our clients’ needs by offering the best maritime solution, has allowed us to establish longstanding relationships with some of our clients going back over 25 years.
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