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    Our Mission

    To deliver flexible and reliable solutions for our customers and create value for our shareholders, while supporting the development of the logistics ecosystem within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and across the region.

    Our Vision

    To be the leading feeder and short-sea service provider in the Middle East and the surrounding region, further strengthening the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s position as a global logistics hub.

    Our Values

    Folk Maritime is a dynamic, innovative, and reliable logistics company committed to advancing Saudi Arabia’s transportation and logistics ambitions through continuous progress and consistent delivery.
About us

Folk Maritime Services Company (Folk Maritime) leads as the foremost provider of feeder and short-sea services across the Middle East and beyond.

Placing efficiency and sustainability at the forefront of our operations, Folk Maritime will champion shipping that is efficient, customer-centric, and cost-effective, supporting the growth of the region’s vital maritime sector.

    Digital innovation to elevate logistical standards

    Customer-centric approach for mainline shippers

    Innovative solutions to drive sustainability

Foreword from the CEO

Saudi Arabia has a strong ambition to harness its strategic geographical position to become a globally connected logistics hub, establishing itself at the heart of multiple industries, including shipping.

Folk Maritime was born out of this ambition and will play a critical role in making it a reality. The company will seek to fill a void in the regional maritime shipping market – offering the first feeder and short-sea services from within Saudi Arabia, harnessing the essential connections with key transshipment routes across the region and beyond.

Paul Hestbaek

Chief Executive Officer

  • Freight and Shipping Logistics
    Services

    Freight and Shipping Logistics

    Independent feeder operations seamlessly link smaller ports to larger hubs while our end-to-end shipping solutions for BCOs and shippers and NVOCC services manage warehousing and shipments, respectively, among other things.
  • New Trade Routes from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Services

    New Trade Routes from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    This involves establishing and managing new shipping routes or trade lanes, facilitating the movement of goods to and from Saudi Arabia, and connecting the region to the global container liner network.
  • Integration of World-class Technology
    Services

    Integration of World-class Technology

    Digitalization streamlines operations in ship management while real-time tracking and paperless documentation increase visibility and expedite customs procedures. Smart port technologies optimize shipment handling and tracking and automate customs processes.
Services

Freight and Shipping Logistics

Independent feeder operations seamlessly link smaller ports to larger hubs while our end-to-end shipping solutions for BCOs and shippers and NVOCC services manage warehousing and shipments, respectively, among other things.
Services

New Trade Routes from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

This involves establishing and managing new shipping routes or trade lanes, facilitating the movement of goods to and from Saudi Arabia, and connecting the region to the global container liner network.
Services

Integration of World-class Technology

Digitalization streamlines operations in ship management while real-time tracking and paperless documentation increase visibility and expedite customs procedures. Smart port technologies optimize shipment handling and tracking and automate customs processes.
Routes

Regional Connectivity with Reliable Routes

  • Route

    North Red Sea Service (NRS)

    • Vessel size 2x2500 TEUS
    • Weekly service
    • 14 day rotation
      2 Days
    • JEDDAH
    • 1 Days
    • NEOM
    • 2 Days
    • AIN SOKHNA
    • 5 Days
    • AQABA
    • 4 Days
    • YANBU
  • Route

    Port Sudan Service (PSS)

    • Vessel size 1x700 TEUS
    • Fortnightly
    • 14 day rotation
    • Jeddah
    • 2 Days
    • Sudan
    • 2 Days
    • Jeddah (back)
ESG INITIATIVES

Folk Maritime Contributes to Global Sustainability Goals

We are committed to maritime decarbonization and intend to implement sustainable solutions that mitigate the environmental of our activity.

ESG INITIATIVES

Leading Feeder and short-sea Operator Providing Flexible and sustainable Solutions and Creating Value for Our Stakeholders

Complying with IMO regulations, we uphold high sustainability standards, incorporating innovation into product development and fostering a workforce-centric approach.

ESG INITIATIVES

Driving Change through Educational Programs for an Empowered Community

We nurture local talent and promote careers in the maritime industry, aligning with our commitment to CSR initiatives.

LATEST NEWS

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happenings and insights

  • Announcement
    10-04-2024
    Folk Maritime celebrates second vessel appointment for its growing fleet
    The second vessel was received by Folk Maritime at Neom Port.
  • Announcement
    04-04-2024
    Folk Maritime marks the inaugural voyage of the Folk Maritime fleet
    The vessel M.V. SunSet X was received by Folk Maritime, in the presence of representatives from Mawani in a commendation event held at Jeddah Islamic Port.
  • Announcement
    02-04-2024
    New Appointments Announcement
    Announcement of Mohamed Badawy as Chief Operating Officer at Folk Maritime!
Career at Folk

Join Us and Set Sail Towards a Common Goal

Discover a career path in an environment where diversity is the strength, and inclusivity the compass. We empower individuals, embracing varied perspectives to drive innovation and collective success. At Folk Maritime, your voice is heard, and your contribution matters.
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