About Us

UMC is the only company in Kuwait having facility to repair marine freight containers in IICL criteria. Experienced and dedicated TEAM of staff is UMC’s strength and with their valuable prompt assistance made UMC as the customers’ reliable partner in their related business activities.

About Universal Marine Company

Universal Marine Company (UMC - previously known as National Containers Company: ‘NCC’) was incorporated in Kuwait in 1996 by a group of eminent Kuwaiti businessmen after the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq invasion.  The vision of these businessmen was to cater best container services to the shipping lines which was not existing in Kuwait.  The company initially was registered with shareholding of Kuwait Port Authority (KPA), United Arab Shipping Company  (UASC) and other eminent Kuwaiti business men.UMC had its registered office in Kuwait Port Authority building, and in 2011 the Head Office had been shifted to AL-JOAN Tower, 23rd Floor, Fahad Al-Salem Street in Kuwait City for more convenience and development activity. The Company has 15,000 SQ.MT area for its storage depot, work shop & repair facilities which is located in the strategic location at outside of Shuaiba Port entrance which is very accessible to all shipping lines for their easiness in related operations. Universal Marine Company is appointed as the Authorized Service Centre for CARRIER TRANSICOLD in 2005 and started repairs and maintenance of Reefer Container Machinery. At the end of 2006 we also become the Authorized Service Center for THERMO KING, STAR COOL & DAIKIN. End of 2006 with the new Management of UMC diversified the business in marine industry and also to other Middle-East areas. UMC implemented new concepts and ideas and concentrating more on reefer business which resulted improvement in the business and now UMC became the efficient and professional service provider in the area.

    • Our Mission

    • UMC is the only one container repair company in Kuwait and is well known among all shipping companies and local agents in Kuwait.

      We focus more on customer satisfaction and declares our purpose as a company and serves as the standard against we weigh our actions & decisions.

      We also provide reliable, efficient transportation service and we are trying to attain the leader ship position in container repair & transportation industry. Our organization present more on capabilities, customer focus & activities.

    • Our Vision

    • Our Vision serves as the frame work   for our road map and guides every aspect of our business by describing what we need to accomplish in order to continue achieving sustainable quality & growth.

      People                  :   Be a great place to work where people are inspired to be the best they can be.
      Partners               :   Create a winning network of customers, suppliers together we create mutual enduring value.
      Productivity          :    Be a highly effective, lean & fast moving organization.
      Health & Safety   :    Concentrate more on  employee’s safety and purchases good quality safetyequipments.    

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