Bahri Chemicals

About Bahri Chemicals

Clients rely on our exceptional standards of chemical transport delivered through a 30-year-old 80:20 joint venture with Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).

We are one of the largest owners and operators of chemical tankers in the Middle East, serving 150 ports with a fleet capacity of 1.3M DWT. 

Our Vessels

Our total chemical tankers and products fleet of 36 vessels is staffed and managed to the highest standards.


Chemical Fleet

  • Fifth largest global chemical carrier by tonnage
  • IMO 2 medium-range chemical tankers (46k DWT)
  • IMO 3 medium-range product tankers (50k DWT)
  • The largest IMO 2 long-range chemical tanker in the world (81k DWT)



Our chemical transport tanks can carry a wide range of chemicals, including liquids, clean petroleum products, and vegetable oils. Clients can choose between whole ship or partial ship contracts.

Charter & Investment

From serving a single client, SABIC at launch, Bahri Chemicals has evolved into serving an increasing portfolio of clientele.


Exposure Management

Sizeable guaranteed income is generated by a well-planned and increasing volume of long-term CoAs and spot contracts.


Time Charter

12 vessels currently operate on time-charter agreements, representing 61% of our current tanker fleet.


Growth Through Agreement

By entering Commercial Management and Revenue Sharing Agreements with other owners, we operate the largest commercial fleet of IMO2 MR chemical tankers in the world. Vessel owners also choose us to manage their stainless steel and LPG/ammonia vessels.

Operating Hub

Dubai, ideally located between Europe and Asia and reachable around the clock, makes the ideal Bahri Chemical base.


Why Bahri Chemical?


Fleet Size

We are the world’s leading operator of medium-range chemical tankers.


Always Available

We offer global coverage and 24-hour access from our Middle East base in Dubai.


Ideal Location

Our offices reside in the heart of the region with the world’s largest concentration of petrochemical and petroleum production and exports.


Fleet Capacity

IMO 2/3 medium-range chemical tankers from 46k DWT to 81k DWT plus 3x 37k DWT stainless-steel vessels.


CoA Insurance

We can provide reassuring comprehensive CoA coverage.


Saudi Vision 2030

We strive to further the Kingdom’s logistics ambitions as part of Saudi Vision 2030.


High Standards

All our vessels, crew and on-shore teams operate to the highest safe, reliable and cost-effective levels.



We are trusted by major producers and traders for a wide range of chemical transportation including liquid chemicals, clean petroleum products and vegetable oils.

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Bahri Chemicals

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

One JLT, Level 9
Jumeirah Lakes Towers

P.O. Box: 32890 Dubai, United Arab Emirates