Bahri was established in 1978 as a publicly listed company. Its eminent shareholders presently include Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) and Saudi Aramco Development Company, as well as prominent Saudi businessmen and financial institutions.

The company began its operations with just four multi-purpose vessels and, today, it is among the world’s leading and most highly renowned shipping organizations. Bahri presently owns a diversified fleet of 92 specialized vessels that transport crude oil, chemical products, general and project cargo, and dry bulk goods, with an additional 4 bulk carriers to be delivered by 2020.