Nakilat’s Vessel Support Unit (VSU) offers a complete range of chandlery services, storage facilities, logistics and related service support to all vessels operating in Qatari waters, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

With a team of experienced staff and a global network of suppliers, the VSU is able to provide a broad array of material and consumables’ supplies and liaison support for repair and maintenance services at Ras Laffan. The VSU has its own secure warehousing facility with capacity for short and long-term storage of ship spares, including dehumidified, climate-controlled storage with options such as refrigeration and freezing, inventory management services. The VSU handles all import and export processes interfacing with the Qatar Customs Authorities and other Qatari government entities through its unique “Ship Spares in Transit” process to ease material movement wherever possible.

The VSU also controls the Pool Sharing Agreement (PSA) where all pool participants as Nakilat and its partners are able to avail immediate utilization of stocked capital spares to ensure uninterrupted fleet operations.