History of Albaharia


ur company was established in 1975, with main activities of Vessels’ Ownership, Import and Export. In 1992, our company became a Free Zone company licensed for owning vessels, chartering, owner’s representation, and rendering shipping agency services for our owned vessels.

By 1998, private sector companies in Egypt were permitted for being shipping agents. Our company was among the pioneer private shipping agents in Egypt for all kinds and sizes of vessels all over the Egyptian ports , as well as for Suez Canal transiting, through our 6 own offices all over the main strategic Egyptian ports.

Our shipping agency services are rendered to major international Owners, Charterers and trading houses. We serve crude oil, petroleum product tankers, LPG / LNG carriers, dry bulk carriers, and general cargo vessels, as well as Foreign Navy ships transiting Suez Canal or visiting Egyptian ports. Since the time we have started our agency activities in 1998, we have always been ranked among the top five agents in Egypt, and on several occasions as number One, in respect to quantity of cargo handled.

In June 2000, Albaharia has launched its chartering department, based on 25 years of shipping knowledge and expertise, acting as charterers for dry bulk and general cargo vessels. In 2004, dry bulk brokerage division has been established to offer our principals full integrated shipping service.


To establish and maintain an optimum performance for a portfolio of Shipping activities at an economic incentive.


Expanding our scope of Shipping business to include backward and forward integration, as well as expanding and diversifying our list of principals while staying all the time up to customers expectations and market challenge.


We know that the hardest task is not to reach the Top but to stay on Top. So, our main goal is to achieve our Principals main goals and standards through continuously being: