Nakilat’s Vessel Support Unit (VSU) offers a complete range of chandlery services, storage facilities, logistics and related service support to all vessels operating in Qatari waters, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The VSU also controls the Pool Sharing Agreement (PSA) where all pool participants as Nakilat and its partners are able to avail immediate utilization of stocked capital spares to ensure uninterrupted fleet operations.



With a team of experienced staff and a global network of suppliers, the VSU provides a broad array of materials and consumables’ supplies to all types of vessels calling at any Qatari ports, terminals and anchorages.

Storage facilities

Secure warehousing facility with capacity for short and long-term storage of ship spares, including dehumidified , climate-controlled storage with options such as refrigeration and freezing as well as inventory management services.


Handling all import and export processes interfacing with the Qatar Customs Authorities and other Qatari government entities through the ‘Ships Spares in Transit’ process to ease material movement wherever possible.

Maritime service support

Liaison support for repair and maintenance services at Ras Laffan, including servicing of maritime equipment (e.g. life rafts, firefighting equipment, navigation systems).