Arabian Inspection & Survey Co. Ltd. (AIS)
4th Floor, Al-Suwaidi Towers, King Saud Road, North Rakah, P. O. Box: 6850, Al-Khobar - 31952, Saudi Arabia
Arabian Inspection & Survey Co. Ltd. (AIS) is a part of the Saudi Investment Group & Marketing (SIGMA) group of companies. SIGMA encompasses amongst other reputed companies such as Saudi Tourist and Travel Bureau Ltd. (STTB), Arabian Establishment for Trade & Shipping Ltd (AET), AET Petroleum Services, IMA, etc. In 1963, HRH Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Al-Saud founded Arabian Establishment for Trade (AET), a diverse trading, services and shipping company. AET largely took over the activities of Gellatly Hankey Marine Services, which had been established in Saudi Arabia for many years and was appointed as Lloyd’s Agent since 1889. In 1978, Arabian Inspection & Survey Co. Ltd. was founded to handle the ever-expanding survey activities of AET. Under the guidance of the current Group President, HRH Prince Saud Abdullah Al- Faisal, AIS has become the largest survey company in the Middle East with satellite office in major ports and cities in the kingdom, allowing us to provide the best services in the region. AIS have grown rapidly and now employ a broadly qualified range of staffs from several countries. The company has established itself as an Industry leader in the Cargo, Hull, Machinery and Industrial Engineering Sector. The AIS is firmly committed to its presence in the region. During the period of stabilization in the economy in recent years, the complement of technical and qualified staff has in fact been increased. Assignments are undertaken both within Saudi Arabia and overseas, especially neighboring countries including Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Jordan, UAE, Kuwait, Egypt, Bahrain and Oman. The company is appointed by many Associations, and Organizations worldwide. Our client list includes Insurance Companies/Associations, P+I Clubs, Vessel Owners, Charterers, Shippers, Consignees, Lawyers, Banks, Accounting Firms, Industrial Plant operators and government organizations. AIS is composed of vastly experienced specialists from a wide variety of disciplines. AIS represents the largest and most reputed international institutions within the industry. AIS has an extensive network of contacts at its immediate disposal for the delivery of highly specialized services. AIS is committed to the implementation of the ISO-9001:2008 Quality Management System. AIS holds Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover (from the London Market) for all its services.