About Us

Linden Shipping International LLC

LINDEN SHIPPING INTERNATIONAL LLC (L.S.I.) is a Marine Chartering and Towage Company based in Dubai, U.A.E, founded in July 1994. L.S.I. is a well established, dynamic company which started with just 1 barge, and is now one of the largest U.A.E. flag vessel owners. L.S.I. currently owns 50 vessels, 10 cranes, as well as managing a number of vessels for their owners, and employs around 235 full time staff.

Since 2007 L.S.I. opened it’s new premises in Sharjah Hamriyah Free Zone with a 13,000 sq. mt yard adjacent to the port Jetty which is reserved for LSI vessels and their associates.

All equipment returns to L.S.I. yard on completion of charters, where L.S.I. Technical staff are engaged solely for their maintenance, repair and refurbishment.
L.S.I. has workshops which include machining, fabrication, blasting, painting and overhauling facilities. L.S.I. employs a wide variety of tradesmen enabling us to offer quick turnaround times on our vessels. Included are engineers, welders, fabricators, mechanics, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, blasters and painters.

Facilities available at L.S.I. yard include fuel storage, fresh water line, crane loading facility, cranage, used oil storage, plate bending, fabrication, mechanical work, blasting and painting.

Along with providing Agency Services and facilities, L.S.I. is also a dynamic provider of integrated ship management services as well to the international shipping and offshore industries, where our team monitors the operations, maintenance and performance of each vessel for the industries.

Being in the field for over 25 years and with various successful projects, Linden Shipping International LLC strives to provide their clients with Maritime Facilities and Services meeting the highest Industry Standards, prioritizing safety and aiming at total Client Satisfaction and building strong relationships.

Key Personnel

Managing Director : Mr. Dirk van der Linden
Operations Manager : Mr. Michel van der Linden
Technical Manager : Mr. Tom Mathijs van Houten
Finance Manager : Mr. Abdul Sameer
Human Resource : Mr. Arun Sudhan
Office Manager : Ms. Shane D'Souza
Asst. Operations Manager : Mr. Ryan van der Linden
Contract & Projects : Mr. Rashid Miskeen
IT System Administrator : Mr. Tanooj Raj

Our Commitment:

  • To assure Customer satisfaction and fulfillment.
  • To provide high quality services.
  • To offer competitive prices.
  • To satisfy our customer's needs.
Dirk van der Linden
Managing Director
L.S.I. was founded in 1994. Back then we started with just one vessel and currently we have grown to owning ± 40 vessels. Our mission is to be recognized as a leading and successful business in Gulf market by diversifying our portfolio and core competencies. From management to the professional team our emphasis has always been on committing ourselves to offering excellent service and client satisfaction.
I’m greatly excited about the new challenges in my role and I look forward to the continued success of our company. There are no limits to our ambition.
Michel van der Linden
Operations / Commercial Manager
We continue to be blessed to work with most of the top contracting companies in their respective fields whether they be from Marine, Civil Construction, Dredging, Oil & Gas, salvage, Transport Industries, etc. on some of the most prestigious projects in the Middle East, sub-continent and North-East Africa.
It’s Fantastic to see that we are still working together with clients that we started out with in the early nineties and have built strong lasting relationships with them largely due to the fact that we support them with timely, efficient and professionally operated vessels at competitive rates.
Since the last few years and the coming years, we will continue to focus on fleet renewal, diversification and expansion in order to meet our client’s needs.

Service Inquiries

For all inquiries related to services, please contact our Commercial Department at our office.

Postal Address

P.O.Box 49252
Hamriyah Free Zone
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Location Address

Linden Shipping International LLC
Hamriyah Free Zone - Phase 1
Plot No. HC-07

Contact Details

T: +971 (6) 526 0003 (15 Lines)
F: +971 (6) 526 1930
E: mail@lindeninternational.ae