Project Highlight of OPCA Member Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC for December 2017

03 Jan 2018 1:28 PM | Anonymous

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We are pleased to share with you the professional performances of OPCA agent Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC, U.A.E. in December 2017.

Polaris Projects closed 2017 with a busy December. They handled several project OOG shipments successfully.

Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC, Dubai – United Arab Emirates had a busy December with challenging Heavy Lift and OOG project shipments which were completed successfully. Thanks to the close synchronisation between their ship agency and project division who complement each other for the smooth execution of assigned projects, supporting each other thus benefiting clients when shipped on their in house heavy lift vessels with clients able to obtain a door to door hassle free competitive solution.

Some of their project shipments handled in December 2017 as follows:

1) Shipment of 1 x Floating Production and Mooring Buoy Weighing 271 MT to Oman by Sea

Polaris Projects in co-ordination with their ship agency division successfully coordinated pre-carriage and shipment of subject 271 MT unit with shipping dimensions of 15.692 (DIA) x 11.060 meter height from suppliers yard to Port Jebel Ali and subsequent shipment on their principals vessel to Oman. Since heavy lift vessel was under their agency it was easy for them to obtain suitable berth to the best satisfaction of hauliers as well as shippers and to keep the local origin charges to the minimum.

2) Road Transport of Heat Exchanger Module to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Polaris Projects had a challenging road transport assignment for movement of 1 x heat exchange module with shipping dimension of 16,4 x 5,5 x 4,3 meter (L x W x H) / 388 cbm / weight of 55 mt which was moved from suppliers Jebel Ali Free Zone yard to King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah - Saudi Arabia A/C University central utility plant II extension project.

Though this job was declined by many of the prestigious haulier companies in U.A.E.  due to the width restriction at U.A.E. / Saudi Arabian Border, Polaris along with their nominated hauliers was able to convince responsible authorities to obtain permission in line with local regulations and successfully complete the job on schedule.

3) Track Maintenance Equipment for Riyadh Metro Project

Polaris was appointed as destination handling agents by their Italian partners to handle customs clearance of rail track maintenance equipment shipped on flat racks into Jeddah and arrange delivery basis Free on Rail. 

Their scope included de stuffing of flat racks in Port, inward customs clearance on re-export basis, delivery to receivers Riyadh site on suitable low beds with escort, cranes, riggers complying with receivers strict HSE policy. Subject time bound shipment was handled successfully with due satisfaction of all.

About our esteemed member Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC:

Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC is in the business since 1992 and they are a leading agency and project logistics company in United Arab Emirates offering diversified services to an established and global customer base.

Since Polaris represents several reputed European Heavy Lift Carriers as port agents in the Middle East / Persian Gulf ports it gives their customers the convenience of dealing with a single point of contact whilst working with Polaris for their heavy lift and project movements. Complimented with support of their experienced project team by offering dedicated account management, listening to each client's needs and requirements.

If you would like to find out more about their services and work with them, please get in touch with their Business Development Manager, Mr. Rajesh Damodaran on phone or send an email to them or please visit them at

Congratulations Polaris Shipping Agencies LLC for their excellent jobs!

We wish them a continued success in the new year 2018.