Antila: Commercial Ship Management - Wet/Dry/Offshore

At Antila, we strive for scaled development, globalization, and strong competitiveness. Our company has bases across major ports in the Indian Ocean to cover the entire subcontinent's domestic shipping market. We have established a fleet of close to 100 vessels, with a carrying capacity of over a million TEUs. We are already established with shipping lines throughout SouthEast Asia, South Asia, and The Middle East.

With a newly established schedule maintenance system, the accurate locations of the vessels are available for the clients at any time.

We have a global service information system that is optimized constantly. The cargo tracking service that covers the whole transportation chain enables our clients to have timely, detailed, and easy access to the location of the cargo. We are dedicated to building the first-in-class dedicated shipping enterprise with the competitiveness that always sticks to a customer-focused approach.

Features of ship management

Antlia has an in-house team that manages Dry, Offshore, and Tanker commercial management.

Antlia also has its presence as Wet Operators in UAE for all kinds of oil and chemical tankers. Presently we are doing commercial management of small and medium-size tankers out of our Dubai office.

  • Through our extensive network, we have been providing continuous business to Shipowners with back to back cargo carriage in the region.
  • Our team consisting of Naval Architects, Marine Engineers, and Master Mariners providing technical and commercial consultancy services for various projects such as Lay-up service, Reactivation from Lay-up, New Building Supervision, Dry-dockings worldwide for Ships.
  • Our team works to reduce the dry dock repair costs without compromising on the quality of the work through extensive planning and optimize implementation.


For your business purposes, Alphard Maritime Services will deliver all the following:

  • Ship Agency: Includes several services that are to be carried out before, during, and after the operation of the ship.
  • Protecting Agency: We provide shipping agency services to the ship owners, charterers, time charterers in the situations where the conflict of interests exists or anticipated from the shipping agent.
  • Husbandry Services: Hips husbandry or ship husbandry is all aspects of maintenance, cleaning, and general upkeep of the hull, rigging, and equipment of a ship.
  • Port of Refuge: This is a situation wherein a vessel has to be diverted to a port because of an emergency which has made it unsafe to sail further.
  • Ship Supply: We deal in supplying required commodities for a shipping vessel and its crew.
  • Bunker Fuels: Bunker fuel is the generic term given to any fuel poured into a ship's bunkers to power its engines.
  • Ship Spares Logistics: We provide Ship spares Logistics for freight forwarders involved in the transportation of marine parts 24 hours a day.
  • Ship-to-Ship Transfers: Ships like oil tankers and gas carriers carry a huge amount of cargo in bulk, which does not have to be unloaded in just one port, but at different ports. Even some carriers like VLCC and ULCC which are massive in size & do not berth in port or jetty for discharge operation due to drought restrictions. In such a condition, ship to ship transfer is utilized.
  • Weather Solutions: We understand the information requirements of shipping operations and we will consult with you to tailor a package of forecasts to your particular needs.
  • Maritime Security Services: Maritime security is concerned with the prevention of intentional damage through sabotage, subversion, or terrorism.
  • Ship Lay-Up: The term laid-up ships means ships, which are temporarily idle due to lack of cargo or which are temporarily phased out of commercial operations.
  • Manning Services: Minimum safe manning is the level of manning that will ensure that a ship is sufficiently, effectively, and efficiently manned to provide: safety and security to the ship.


  • Contract Logistics: Contract logistics involves outsourcing of resource management operations to a third party company.
  • Freight Services & Freight Forwarding: Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another.
  • International Moving: International movement of marine cargo.
  • Land Transportation: We also help with land transportation of cargo.
  • Project Logistics
  • Upstream Oil & Gas Logistics
  • Warehousing & Distribution


To focus on your core business, the easiest way is to leverage the logistics and distribution expertise of a reputed ship management company and that is where Alphard Group comes in to help you out in the following ways;

  • Mooring Master Services
  • Offshore Support
  • Towage & Barge Operations

Our Clients

We have served and/or serving following major clients:

GBM (Shapoorji Paloonji Group), Oman

Star Cement, UAE/Bahrain – Aditya Birla Group

Al Hassanain, Bahrain

CMC, Qatar

United Ready Mix, Qatar

GPMC (end client QPMC), Qatar

Sea World (end clients Hyundai)

Rocks and Aggregates

We have delivered cargoes to following major projects:

SIXCO LNG terminal

Rocks of various sizes

Breakwater project
Al Faw, Iraq

Rocks of various sizes

Metro rail and road project


We are rapidly expanding and are now exploring various new business lines in offshore across India & the Middle East.

The Group is in the process of taking over fleet of twenty-seven offshore vessels comprising AHT, AHTS, Crew Boats, Accomodation Barges and Spud/Lift barges and bulk carriers (Panamax and Handymax) for carriage of rocks.