Formed in 2004 as a Joint Venture shipping company, Gulf Energy Maritime is managing modern state-of-the-art double hull tankers designed to carry petroleum products, chemicals and other hydrocarbons.

Today, GEM is a leading, independent Product/Chemical Tanker company. GEM's growth perspective is a long term strategic one and accordingly majority of its vessels are expected to be fixed in a mixed portfolio of long-term and spot charters.

GEM currently has a fleet of 8 Trading ships, which comprises of 1 modern LR1 and 7 chemical/product tankers.

GEM has been awarded with ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO 14001-2015 Environment Management System (EMS) Certification. Furthermore, the Company has also completed the online submission of its Tanker Management Self Assessment (TMSA) form as required by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) -- a best practice guide for ship operators.



To provide flawless marine transportation in an environmentally conscious, safe and reliable manner contributing to commerce but above all safeguarding people and the planet.


  • Professionalism


    Ensure that the highest standard of business ethics is to serve our customers, stakeholders & shareholders.

  • Integrity


    Steadfast adherence to stringent moral and ethical standards (as well as legal requirements).

  • Team Work

    Team Work

    Constant ambition to always work together in order to achieve a common goal.

  • Accountability


    Bound to be accountable and transparent using the GEM's system efficiently.

  • Communication


    Effective, open, consistent, constant and two-way communication.


We at GEM value the importance of 'Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)' and it has now become an integral part of GEM's continual improvement initiatives.

GEM is dedicated to maintaining moral behaviour through business and contributing to the financial growth while improving the quality of life of the work force and furthermore with society as a whole.

CSR at GEM is based on launching a clear policy and thorough plan in order to effectively contribute to all aspects of people, institutes and the environment whether on a local, regional or global scale.

Through its CSR initiatives, we aim to go beyond simply 'what is required', legislation and complying with applicable rules and regulations.

GEM is involved in CSR by proactive contribution in supporting the local and central government initiatives for the poor and needy people in the UAE and beyond. It is GEM's belief that as a growing company it is a responsibility to give back to the community, in order to see that education and growth is seen amongst the people in the UAE.


  • The Ship Owner Operator Award
  • Maritime Standard award 2016
  • Winner of the 'Safety and Security Award 2016' for the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Region from 'The Maritime Standard (TMS)'

  • Winner of the 'Safety and Security Award 2015' for the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Region from 'The Maritime Standard (TMS)'

  • Winner of the Seatrade Environment Protection Award for the Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent Region 2013

  • Winner of the Seatrade Tanker Operator Award for the Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent Region 2012

  • Winner of the Seatrade Ship Owner/Operator Award 2011

  • Winner of the Seatrade Safety and Quality Award for Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent Region for three consecutive years 2008, 2009 and 2010