The BMMI Shipping Services division uses their local and international know-how to offer clients tailor made and comprehensive solutions to suit their business needs. The team is committed to being a partner rather than only a service provider, with a focus on ethics, quality and reliability.

BSS operates with the understanding that in today’s challenging markets there is a crucial need for cost effective, reliable and dynamic tailormade solutions. The team works tirelessly to find ways to save clients cost and time, while taking every step to avoid any risk to them or to BMMI’s reputation for being a partner of choice.

The division caters to most industry segments, making it possible for them to be a single point of contact for multiple services and a true one stop shop through tapping into their vast network and leveraging on their diverse strengths. The team offers an extensive list of services as outlined below, and also offers further solutions to meet client’s specific needs and requirements.  To enquire about personalised solutions kindly contact the team, who would be more than happy to help! You can reach them at the following email: bss@bmmi.com.bh

Services include:


Port agency & husbandry agency, crew handling for commercial and governmental services, transit, Off Port Limits (OPL), offshore support, Cash To Master (CTM) maintenance and repairs, docking services, customs / immigration formalities, marine survey, project logistics, oil & gas and offshore and cruise vessels.


Cargo agency, warehousing and distribution, freight forwarding, world wide movers, Door to Door (D2D), provision of equipment such as cranes, fork lifts and other plant hire, destruction and disposal of materials, sale of materials, multi modal freight forwarding (international and domestic), permanent and temporary import/export, project management, procurement and customs formalities.

Government services


Regulatory requirements, pre-arrival notifications, crew handling, lodging arrangements, formalities with local authorities, husbandry, berthing coordination, shore base management, inbound and outbound clearance, dock space / labour, chartering, fender supplies, pilot / tug / launch services, waste disposal, crane/ forklift services and bunkering / fresh water supply.

End-to-end services

Consulting services, warehousing, provision of IT solutions, transportation, material handling. third party logistics (3PL), customs clearance, travel agency, air charter, pax movement, aircraft handling, cargo handling, food rations, specialty logistics, door-to-door logistics solutions and freight movement.

Additional on shore services:

Medical evacuation, vehicle & transportation services, humanitarian aid, procurement & supplies, camp / building construction, permanent structures, prefab structures, camp set-up, tents and semi-permanent structures.


Packing & wrapping, domestic and international moving, office relocation, freight routing, storage, unpacking, customs clearance, insurance, handy-worker services, moving cars and associated paperwork and assisting with moving animals, as well as paperwork or medication.

Liner services

Container control & repair yard supervision, weather routing & performance management services, latest information on conditions at ports/terminals, EDI interfacing for greater efficiency and control, local transportation & logistics services, warehousing, cold store & distribution facilities, cargo & claims handling, tally & supervision, cargo brokerage, market intelligence, local sales and liaison with exporters & importers.

Surveying (Lloyd's Agent in Bahrain)

Port captaincy & technical superintendence, specialist project cargo inspections, P&I correspondents services, hull & machinery claims services, hot & cold lay ups, offshore marine warranty, claims & adjusting and container inspections.