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Star Marine Services (SMS) is a Joint Venture between Almajdouie Holding Co. Ltd. and Marine Services Co. Ltd. & Associates. 

Star Marine Services is responsible for providing and maintaining vessels including the required crews.  The scope includes provision and operation of tug boats, pilot boat and mooring boat as well as provision of towage, pilotage, mooring and vessel traffic control services in the ports of Jeddah and Rabigh.  SMS is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of anti-pollution equipment.  

This project was handed over by Saudi Aramco to Star Marine Services on 1st October 2008 for contract duration of 10 years (2008 – 2018) with extension for 5 years.

This project is considered as the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia.