Smit Lamnalco-Sharjah

Smit Lamnalco-Sharjah

What we do

Smit Lamnalco is the leading provider of safe, reliable and cost effective marine services in the following areas:

  • Oil & gas terminals
  • LNG terminals
  • SPM terminals
  • Floating Production (FLNG, FPSO, FSO)
  • Harbour towage
  • Mining logistics

We own, operate and manage a modern diverse fleet of more than 225 vessels and have close to 3000 staff worldwide. We are dedicated to providing our services tailored to the operational needs of global customers in local markets and in challenging environments. We provide our vessels and related support services in almost 30 countries to leading IOCs, major NOCs and other respected clients.

Our Purpose

To provide ‘best in class' marine services

Our Vision

To become the leading provider of safe and cost-effective, integrated midstream marine services in challenging environments

Our Values

  • Safety: protect life, environment and assets
  • Reliability: deliver what we promise
  • Integrity: doing what's right, always
  • Teamwork: move forward with a collective spirit
  • Entrepreneurship: dare to do new things



Smit Lamnalco is recognised as a world leader in marine services. We have the ability to expand and operate to the highest standards in challenging locations with an arrangement of specialised vessels to suit most marine services. Our company is fully committed to maximizing the local content of our operations.


Smit Lamnalco acquires PB Towage Australia and expands its footprint into Australia


As a brand, Smit Lamnalco was launched in 2012, where Lamnalco brings 50 year of history as a marine support service provider, and SMIT (Terminals) 170 years.


Lamnalco acquires SMIT's terminals and Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) transport businesses from Boskalis. The integration of the two well’established brands SMIT Terminals & Lamnalco has created a major new offshore marine services provider: Smit Lamnalco.


Lamnalco established a landmark in Nigeria and opened the first office in Port Harcourt.


An equal partnership between Rezayat and Boskalis: Lamnalco is born in 1965.


Worldwide Services & Operations

Whether acting independently or through strategic partners, Smit Lamnalco prides itself on being able to work to international standards in any location. It has the know-how to establish efficient operations and supply corridors at short notice in remote areas and maximise local content.

We provide our vessels and related support services in almost 30 countries to leading IOCs, major NOCs and other respected clients.

FSO/FPSO Marine Support

Smit Lamnalco has been a leading provider of marine support vessels toFPSO/FSO facilities for 50 years, having one of the most modern fleets dedicated to FPSO/FSO Support operations in the world.

The company has earned an international reputation for innovation in designing and operating vessels that are tailored specifically to meet the needs of the floating facility, as well as the specific challenges presented by different theatres of operation.

The company has progressively modernised its fleet to meet the particular needs of FPSO/FSO operators. An example is the introduction of Azimuth APS90 and APS100 vessels, which are designed to operate alongside deep’water facilities even in very severe weather conditions. Further development and investment into the next generation of global FPSO/FSO multi’purpose support vessels is well underway.

SPM Marine Support

Smit Lamnalco provides full turnkey marine support service to operators of single and multi-buoy SPM terminals. Solutions provided to SPMclients are tailored according to the scope of services.

As a result, a highly flexible, efficient and cost-effective service can be delivered. Whether an operator is looking for pilot boats, hose handling craft, pollution control vessels or high performance support craft with advanced SPM andIMCA-compliant diving capability, you can rely on Smit Lamnalco's 50 years of experience in this sector to meet the highest international standards.

Terminals Oil and Gas

Smit Lamnalco specialises in delivering customised and high quality marine support packages for oil and gas terminals. The company can be relied upon to provide a wide range of high performance terminal tugs tailored to meet the demands of any location, whether operating alongside protected jetties or in open water.

Working closely with clients, experienced project engineers can ensure the right assets match the required scope of work, from tugs and multi’purpose support vessels to pilot boats, mooring boats and fast security patrol craft.

Smit Lamnalco has been providing safe and reliable towage and associated marine services to offshore oil and gas marine terminals and ports since 1963, when the company was established to support oil exports from the Jebel Dhanna (UAE) terminal in the Middle East. Smit Lamnalco now operates more than 30 terminals worldwide. These include crude oil, LNG, refined product and bulk loading facilities.

Smit Lamnalco has developed a world-class capability to deliver innovative solutions for the LNG terminal sector and is committed to expanding its presence in this fast growing business.

Based on decades of experience, the company has an in’depth understanding of the needs of this highly specialised branch of the industry, which means it can customise solutions to meet the very specific requirements ofLNG/FLNG operations. The company has at its disposal one of the world's most sophisticated and modern LNGterminal support fleets. This includes high performance tugs, with advanced LNG terminal capabilities, and also pilot boats and mooring vessels.

With our experience in offshore support vessels, this skill and experience can be adapted to the requirements of future FLNG facilities.

Mining logistics

Smit Lamnalco is the leading provider of safe and reliable marine mining logistics and transshipment.

Tailor-made solutions in remote and challenging environments

We deliver a solution package that engages all aspects of our client's operational needs of marine support to bulk ores transportation.

Cost effectiveness

Work methods are developed in order to ensure clients are provided with a reliable and cost effective solution over the life time of the project. 

Developing local resources

All our operations contain a significant percentage of local people working in a wide range of positions. Our company is fully committed to maximizing the local content of our operations. 

24/7 operation and marine reliability

We provide a reliable turnkey solution on a 24/7 basis.

Mining logistics activities

  • Supervision of barge loading
  • Offshore barging of bulk ores
  • Towing of river barges
  • FOTP and bulk ores transshipment
  • Berthing and unberthing transshipment vessels and bulk carriers
  • Positioning and transfer of fenders
  • Support for ship-to-ship transfer


Harbour towage

Smit Lamnalco offers safe, reliable and cost-effective harbour towage services across a growing network of ports worldwide. Full escort towage capability, firefighting / emergency response and near coastal salvage capability complement the core 24/7 push-pull harbour and terminal assist services in addition to ancillary lines, mooring and pilot transfer operations.

Harbour towage activities

  • Berthing and unberthing vessels calling at the port
  • Escort towage
  • Mooring and pilot transfer
  • Assisting at Ship to Ship Transfer operations offshore
  • Firefighting / emergency response
  • Near coastal salvage

Activities & Keywords



Al Buhaira Tower, Buhaira Corniche

 B.O. Box:



00971 6 5172222


00971 6 5749090


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  • 2023-03-18
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