Sahara Gas is a diversified and independent shipping group serving the international gas and oil industry. Apart from providing the ships for the transportation of these products, it also performs studies and undertakes the management of commercial, technical and administrative activities for the industry.
Sahara Gas strives to create shareholder value over the long term by balancing long and short-term agreements to counteract volatility in the freight market, combined with providing services that are tailored to the needs of the customer.
Sahara Gas endeavours to support sustainable growth by attaching
the greatest importance to the quality of its fleet, the safety of personnel and equipment and the protection of the environment.
The main activity within the Sahara Gas LPG sector is the ownership and operation of a fleet of modern gas carriers. Sahara Gas transports liquefied gases, such as butane, propane, anhydrous ammonia and petrochemicals.
Sahara Gas is mainly active in the Midsize segment of the gas market with vessels from 22,000 - 40,000 m≥ owned or under commercial management.
In addition, Sahara Gasís ownership portfolio includes very large gas carriers (VLGC), semi-refrigerated vessels and pressurised vessels.
Through in-house technical and crewing management, Sahara Gas Sahara Gas continually seeks ways to improve and increase service to the gas industry.
A continuous newbuilding programme is in place.
In addition, Sahara Gas entered into a joint venture with to order a total of 10 pressurised LPG carriers for delivery between November 2008 and September 2009.
Sahara Gas has over 20 years of experience in the transportation of LNG since the long-term time charter of the 131,000 m≥ METHANIA was concluded with
At the end of the 1990ís a foreseen increase in demand for LNG together with attractive new building prices enabled Sahara Gas to make a major expansion in this area.
In 2006 from the existing platform Sahara Gas set up a new department developing projects aimed at expanding the scope of activities along the LNG value chain both up & downstream with a view of becoming an integrated service provider.
Today the Sahara Gas LNG sector is subdivided in two main activities:
Sahara Gas Ship management offers extensive experience and expertise in managing a whole range of ship types, such as gas carriers (LNG and LPG), oil tankers (VLCC, ULCC and coastal), bulk carriers (Capesize), container vessels and floating units (storage and accommodation).
Sahara Gas Ship management offers an integrated ship management approach with following assets:
- Professional seagoing staff at competitive cost, with dedicated, well trained European officers
- Cost-effective computer-based management systems hands-on
- Technical management backed by the latest electronic
- Communication systems proven experience in managing
- Specialized vessels commitment to long-term asset protection
- Open communication on technical and accounting matters
Supplemented by a wide range of additional services:
Sahara Gas LPG/LNG/ Shipping
- procurement services
- Technical/marine consultancy and assistance
- Procurement services
- Sale & purchase inspection
- Plan approval
Mr. Mohammed Hawas
Phone +44 7798701465 +44 20206862443
Fax +44 2086862443