Rapidex is a ship agency offering seamless and consistent services to all its Liner clients calling the Saudi Ports. Managed by experienced and qualified personnel…

We offer our services to a wide range of principals covering all the following sectors:

  • Break Bulk and Multi-Purpose Vessel Operators
  • Common Carriers
  • Main Line Operators (MLO)
  • Non Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC)
  • Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC)
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Our comprehensive range of services include:

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Market Research

Particularly applicable for liner companies looking to expand their services in Asia.

Sales and Marketing

We have highly experienced sales teams with excellent contacts and cargo connections in all our markets.


We are experienced in handling all types of vessels and can provide port captains as and where required to assist in supervising vessel operations.


Teams that are conversant with a range of computerized documentation systems.


Strong finance departments that ensure the highest attention is paid to credit control and timely payment of disbursements.

The following are some of the principals we represent in Asia:


Rapidex provides the full range of Port Agency Services through a network of owned and managed offices in Asia. Our staff work in dedicated teams consisting of an appropriate mixture of local and international staff to ensure all our principals’ needs are met. Our Port Agency teams are on hand 24 hours a day every day of the year to ensure quick, accurate and effective communication with our principals.

Over the years, we have built strong relationships with port authorities and cargo interests to ensure the smooth and timely berthing and dispatch of principals’ vessels. Our professional, experienced and qualified port captains and operations staff are trained to have a proactive and forward thinking approach. This ensures that potential problems are anticipated and acted upon before they can escalate.

Through our solid and longstanding reputation, we are widely recognised as the leading provider of port agency services in the region.

Our fully comprehensive services include:

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Bunker Calls Coordination Lay Ups Port Information
Cargo Superintendants Load/Discharge Protective Agency
Cargo Transshipment Market Intelligence Repairs
Cash to Master New Buildings Spares Delivery
Crew Changes Permitting Stevedoring
Dry Docks P&I Advice Surveys
Full Vessel Clearance Port Captains  

Covering all sectors of the industry, including:

Break-bulk Gas Supplies
Charterers Naval Receivers
Chemicals Operators Reefer
Containerships Owners Ro-Ro
Crude Product Traders
Cruise Project/ Heavy Lift Tug & Barge
Dry Bulk Ship Managers  
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The highly skilled and experienced offshore operations team of Rapidex offer specialist marine agency and logistics support services to the offshore sector.

Through our previous experience as a drilling contractor we recognise that the offshore marine sector is unique. Our dedicated offshore operations team, with expert knowledge and experience of the offshore industry, are available 24/7 to ensure our principals receive a consistent first class service.

Our staff have detailed understanding of the complexity of customs formalities that are specific to the countries in which they operate and appreciate the importance of rapid mobilisation required for offshore projects.

We understand the highly pressurised environment in which our principals operate so we fully recognise the importance of meeting deadlines, the need for flexibility and above all the requirement for a proactive approach.

Over the past 10 years we have invested heavily in dedicated infrastructure to cater to the demands of our growing client base by opening offices at the following supply bases:
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Bali – Indonesia Mumbai – India
Balikpapan – Indonesia Sattahip – Thailand
Batam - Indonesia Shekou – China
Kakinada – India Songkhla – Thailand
Kemaman (KSB) – Malaysia Vung Tau – Vietnam
Labuan – Malaysia  

Our full range of Offshore Support Services throughout Asia include:

Arranging Operational Permits Rig Towage Services
Bunkers and Fresh Water Spares Delivery
Cash to Master Crew Handling Supply Vessel, Crew Boat and Helicopter Charter Arrangement
Customs Clearance Surveys
Full Vessel Clearance Vessel Importation
New Build Delivery / Dry Dock Supervision Vessel Mobilisation / De-Mobilisation
Repairs Warehousing / Storage

In conjunction with our Project Logistics division we provide full supply chain management for the movement of equipment of all sizes from origin point to job site.

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Covering all sectors of the industry, including:

Oil and Gas

  • Accommodation barges/ Floatels
  • Drilling contractors
  • Engineering, Procurement
  • Construction, Installation and Commissioning Exploration and Production
  • Floating Production Systems
  • Offshore support vessels
  • Oilfield Services
  • Subsea Survey
  • Transportation and Installation
Cable Laying / Repair Dredging Salvage / Emergency Response
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  • -Air freight
  • -Sea freight
  • -Inland transportation

PROJECT LOGISTICS : Rapidex provides tailor made logistics solutions designed to move large and small project shipments from origin point to job site for companies involved in the offshore oil and gas, petrochemical, power generation, mining, construction, heavy industries and renewable sectors.

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Over time, we have created a unique global network of reliable partners with specialist local knowledge and expertise, allowing us to undertake complex logistical challenges of all sizes on a global basis.

Upon receiving specific job requirements our experienced and qualified team, of port captains, marine and cargo superintendents and master stevedores, plan each project meticulously to develop workable logistics solutions.

Whether it’s an express airfreight package or a large heavy lift shipment by land or sea, Rapidex has the skills, knowledge and experience to ensure safe and timely delivery, worldwide, for project cargoes of all sizes.

Our industry reputation for delivering safe, practical and cost effective solutions is well deserved.

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Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

The company remains fully committed to its Quality, Health, Safety and Environment policy. We adhere to very strict HSE procedures on all project moves to ensure that the well being of our staff, customers, suppliers, subcontractors and cargoes is prioritized at all times.

Air Freight:

We provide a variety of general air freight services from most origins to any destination in the world to cater for our project clients’ requirements.

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  • Aircraft chartering
  • Warehousing
  • Expediting
  • Export packing and crating
  • Customs formalities
  • Documentation preparation
  • Transportation insurance
  • Track and trace

Sea Freight:

We provide a variety of general sea freight services from most origins to any destination in the world:

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  • Breakbulk, heavy lift, tug and barge and containerised (LCL & FCL)
  • Vessel/tug and barge chartering
  • Warehousing and storage
  • Expediting
  • Export packing and crating
  • Customs formalities
  • Documentation preparation
  • Transportation insurance
  • Track and trace
  • Port operations, ships agency and stevedoring
  • Port Captains and Cargo Superintendents
  • Transshipment

Inland Transportation:

We provide a full range of road transport services through our international network of service providers:

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  • Containerised
  • Flatbed trailers
  • Route surveys
  • Warehousing
  • Expediting
  • Export packing and crating
  • Specialised transportation equipment, including hydraulic trailers required for heavy-lift and/or over-dimensional transport
  • Transportation insurance
  • Track and trace

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