Our Business Units

GULFNAV Maritime Logistics

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GULFNAV Maritime Logistics works closely with leading regional and international partners to deliver a seamless ship‑to‑shore service. We provide cost‑effective transportation and storage solutions for petrochemicals and freight, operating across the Far East, Asia, GCC, Europe, South America and the US.

Pushing boundaries – 24/7

From our Dubai HQ, our specialist teams coordinate and manage a first‑class fleet of owned and chartered ships, along with agency services to meet your onshore and offshore needs. Their can‑do approach, extensive industry relationships and proven commercial expertise ensures a real competitive advantage – with flexible contracts to fit your strategy and budget.

Core business units

Oil, Chemical & Product Tankers

GULFNAV operates a state‑of‑the‑fleet of owned and chartered tanker, managed and maintained to the highest safety and environmental standards. With a highly‑trained crew, experienced in operating tankers across the world, you know your company’s reputation is in the best possible hands.

Offshore Logistics

GULFNAV has specialised teams for offshore activities with the expertise to support owners, investors and operators with the complexities of offshore markets – in oil & gas, as well as renewables such as wind farm installation.

Offshore services include:

  • Well Stimulation Vessels – with CLEAN class requirements and double‑crew space for 24/7 operations
  • Platform Supply Vessels (PSV)
  • Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS)
  • Crew Boats

Uncompromising safety and performance

Always putting crew and cargo first, our vessels are designed, maintained and repaired according to the highest international standards. Repairs are logged with extensive third‑party reports, covering everything from engine machinery and safety equipment to ISM documentations and certificates.

GULFNAV Maritime Logistics holds ISO 9001:2015 accreditation and strives for best practice in operational efficiency across sea and shore. This includes working with the latest intelligent operating systems and providing you with clear cost data so you can run your business more effectively.

Driving a more sustainable tomorrow

GULFNAV Maritime Logistics takes bold steps to better protect the ecosystems in which we operate, as well as minimising the impact of our vessels on the wider environment. We hold 14001:2015 certification for environmental management and invest heavily across our fleets to ensure cleaner, more fuel‑efficient performance.

GULFNAV Ship Management

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Since 2009, GULFNAV Ship Management has Build a reputation across the Middle East and beyond for knowledge, cost efficiency and full compliance with international standards. This is accompanied by a deep commitment to promote more sustainable practices and reduce our environmental impact.

On shore. Off shore. On a mission.

We provide a complete range of ship management and maritime services, including crew management, technical support and consultancy services.

An agile partner in fast‑changing times

Managing ships in today’s climate requires expert knowledge of ever‑evolving regulations, combined with a wide scope of expertise and experience. GULFNAV Ship Management takes this responsibility seriously to meet the requirements of shipowners, flag states, port states, class societies, charterers and other stakeholders.

Whether it’s operating managed vessels efficiently or protecting crews in full compliance with IMO’s International Safety Management Code, we’re trusted by industry leaders to stay ahead of changes and deliver tangible value.

Why clients choose Gulfnav Ship Management

Our team of experts provides tailored ship management and consultancy services to suit your needs and vessels – from crew operations and asset management to supervision of ship‑building projects and pre‑purchase technical advice.

Complete Technical Management

Our unrivalled technical expertise is geared to optimising performance, minimising downtime and delivering long‑term reliability and value. We can provide total drydock solutions and cover technical management for all types of ships, including those transporting crude oil, chemicals and petroleum (IMO).

Crew Management

Our crew is the heart of our business – and vital to yours. That’s why we recruit from a global market of seafarers, building skills with continuous training to ensure officers and crew meet our rigorous standards. Regular crew performance reports, long‑term rotation planning and stringent safety checks back up our excellent well‑being and performance records.

Quality and Environmental Management

Our safety and environmental management system ensures vessels are continuously maintained in line with the sector’s s most stringent regulatory frameworks. These include International Safety Management (ISM) Law, flag state law, port state monitoring and social classification rules. We are certified in full compliance with ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015, and ships are subject to regular independent inspections and auditing.

Asset Management

We combine industry‑leading expertize and advanced processes to provide unrivalled cost‑efficiency and asset management. Working with cutting‑edge software and systems for shore‑ and ship‑based operations, our technical and administrative teams go the extra mile to seek efficiencies and maximise revenue.

GULFNAV Agency Services

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Established in 2017 and headquartered in Dubai, with support hubs in Khorfakkan and Fujairah, GULFNAV Agency Services serves terminals and commercial ports across the UAE. Through our network of liaison offices, we also provide cost‑effective services throughout the GCC and beyond.

Professionalism and peace of mind

Our experienced staff ensure detailed knowledge of local and regional markets, including all relevant laws, rules and regulations.

Everything you need. From ship to port.

GULFNAV Agency Services keeps you moving. Our unrivalled expertise and procurement ranges from crew services and warehousing to IT support, repairs, and customs and agency services.

Cargo vessel handling

Whether it’s petrochemical tankers or bulk, break and container vessels, we have you covered with ship‑to‑ship transfer operations and turnkey cargo handling.

Coordination and supply services

We make it happen with top‑quality husbandry services, fulfilling crew change, cleaning, servicing, IT and safety equipment requirements. We also take care of the paperwork with streamlined inspection, certificate renewal, visa processing and medical support.

Crew boats

GULFNAV owns a modern fleet of four crew vessels, able to carry up to 39 passengers and a 20‑ton deck cargo. Put your most valuable personnel and equipment in safe hands with our peerless track record in safety and security.

Ship repairs

Our 24/7, state‑of‑the‑art workshops and dry docks at the ports of Fujairah and Khorfakkan boast some of the industry’s most skilled Marine Engineers and Master Mariners. Whatever the repair, whether it be mechanical or structural, we’ll have you up and running quickly and cost‑effectively, with reliability assured.

Black Marlin

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Black Marlin is the result of a dynamic collaboration between two industry leaders, Scorpio Services Holding Limited (SSH) and GULFNAV. With a shared commitment to excellence and a wealth of experience, Black Marlin is poised to provide top‑tier shipping services to customers worldwide.

Black Marlin’s foundation is grounded in unwavering customer focus and satisfaction. Meticulous quality control, adherence to regulations, and continuous improvement are the cornerstones of our operations.

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Our Services


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  • At Black Marlin, we offer comprehensive technical management solutions that ensure the seamless operation of your vessels. Our team is dedicated to maintaining consistent quality throughout the planning process, complying with all regulations, and implementing continuous improvements through rigorous monitoring and testing.


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  • Our crew management services are designed to meet your staffing needs with precision. We understand the importance of a skilled and reliable crew, and we take pride in the excellence of our seafarers, along with ensuring diligent record‑keeping and procedural controls to maintain the best talent onboard.


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  • Black Marlin provides a range of services to keep your fleet operating at its best. From verification and validation to monitoring and inspection, we offer a comprehensive suite of services to maintain the highest standards of safety and performance.