About us

Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. K.S.C. (Public) HEISCO is a major Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contracting company based in Kuwait with a diversified range of business in Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, Power, Pressure Equipment Manufacturing, Shipbuilding and Repair, Dredging & Marine Construction, Major Civil Construction, Maintenance and other industrial services including Heavy Industry projects.

HEISCO's commitment to its clients is proven by its quality management system certification to ISO 9001: 2015 and Occupational Health & Safety Management System certification to OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.

Established in 1974 to initially meet the demands of the shipping and maritime industry in the Northern Arabian Gulf, HEISCO has since expanded its operations to meet the challenges of emerging markets. Today, in addition to remaining market leaders in the marine industry, we are also recognized as one of the leading industrial companies in Kuwait, having made a major contribution to the development of the country's commercial and industrial infrastructure through successfully completed projects in virtually every economic sector. Just as our diversification continued to grow, so did our reputation for standards of excellence in quality, performance and customer service.

HEISCO's highly experienced & dedicated engineers undertake all engineering activities from concept to commissioning related to the following operations with a very high level of professionalism.

HEISCO's wide ranging fields of activities and capabilities are operated through:

About us

Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. K.S.C. (Public) HEISCO is a major Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contracting company based in Kuwait with a diversified range of business in Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals, Power, Pressure Equipment Manufacturing, Shipbuilding and Repair, Dredging & Marine Construction, Major Civil Construction, Maintenance and other industrial services including Heavy Industry projects.

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HEISCO's commitment to its clients is proven by its quality management system certification to ISO 9001: 2015 and Occupational Health & Safety Management System certification to OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.

Established in 1974 to initially meet the demands of the shipping and maritime industry in the Northern Arabian Gulf, HEISCO has since expanded its operations to meet the challenges of emerging markets. Today, in addition to remaining market leaders in the marine industry, we are also recognized as one of the leading industrial companies in Kuwait, having made a major contribution to the development of the country's commercial and industrial infrastructure through successfully completed projects in virtually every economic sector. Just as our diversification continued to grow, so did our reputation for standards of excellence in quality, performance and customer service.

HEISCO's highly experienced & dedicated engineers undertake all engineering activities from concept to commissioning related to the following operations with a very high level of professionalism.

HEISCO's wide ranging fields of activities and capabilities are operated through:

  • Shipyard Operations
  • Oil & Gas Construction Operations
  • Industrial Maintenance Operations
  • Fabrication Services Operations
  • Trading Operations
  • Onshore & Offshore Operations (through Gulf Dredging & General Contracting Co. KSC (Closed) – a Subsidiary company

VISION & MISSION

Our Vision

HEISCO will become the customer's first preference Company for Shipbuilding, Ship Repair, Fabrication, Construction, Industrial Maintenance, Dredging and Offshore services in Kuwait.

Our Mission

We are determined to provide complete service to our customers in the Shipbuilding, Ship Repair, Fabrication, Construction, Industrial Maintenance, Dredging and Offshore works. We are committed to achieve sustained growth rate by meeting the schedule and quality requirements of our customers. We will provide our value added services at competitive prices by evolving efficient cost control measures and regular upgrading of our resources.

VISION & MISSION

Our Vision

HEISCO will become the customer's first preference Company for Shipbuilding, Ship Repair, Fabrication, Construction, Industrial Maintenance, Dredging and Offshore services in Kuwait.

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OUR MISSION

We are determined to provide complete service to our customers in the Shipbuilding, Ship Repair, Fabrication, Construction, Industrial Maintenance, Dredging and Offshore works. We are committed to achieve sustained growth rate by meeting the schedule and quality requirements of our customers. We will provide our value added services at competitive prices by evolving efficient cost control measures and regular upgrading of our resources.

HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT

HSE is the core value of HEISCO.  HEISCO established an effective HSE management system and its policies are developed on the point that HSE is everyone's responsibility and it should be inculcated as a culture in all levels of employees. HEISCO is certified to OHSAS 18001:2007 for its occupational health and safety management system.

Our activities strictly comply with local HSE rules and regulations.  We are committed to the health and safety of people and environment where we operate.  Our current incident rates are indicative of our excellence in HSE performance and stand higher when compared to international standards.

HEISCO has a pool of qualified and experienced HSE personnel and possesses required safety equipment and gears for the safe execution of projects. Some of the recent HSE awards conferred on HEISCO are:

  • Petrofac – Award in recognition of achieving 10 Million Safe man-hours for Internal Civil Works for GC-29 Project – 2017.
  • Petrofac – Award in recognition of achieving 10 Million Safe man-hours for Construction of Storage Tanks for GC-29 Project – 2017.
  • FDH JV - Best Contractor of the month Award for CFP MAB2 -2017.
  • KOC - Memento in recognition of H2S Hazards and Prevention Measures (Campaign & Exhibition) – 2017.
  • MEW – ZSPS Contractor of the Year 2016-17
  • KOC - CEO HSSE Award 2016.
  • Petrofac - Contractor Safety Forum 50 Million Man-hours LTI-free – 2016.
  • KOC - Prize in HSE Competition for WK Fields Best Contractors Site Office – 2015.
  • KOC‐WK Field Contractor Award – 2014.
  • JO‐Wafra EHS Performance Award – 2014.
  • KOC CMD HSE Award – 2013.
  • HSE Performance Award - JO Wafra – 2012.

HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT

HSE is the core value of HEISCO. HEISCO established an effective HSE management system and its policies are developed on the point that HSE is everyone's responsibility and it should be inculcated as a culture in all levels of employees. HEISCO is certified to OHSAS 18001:2007 for its occupational health and safety management system.

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Our activities strictly comply with local HSE rules and regulations. We are committed to the health and safety of people and environment where we operate. Our current incident rates are indicative of our excellence in HSE performance and stand higher when compared to international standards.

HEISCO has a pool of qualified and experienced HSE personnel and possesses required safety equipment and gears for the safe execution of projects. Some of the recent HSE awards conferred on HEISCO are:

  • Petrofac – Award in recognition of achieving 10 Million Safe man-hours for Internal Civil Works for GC-29 Project – 2017.
  • Petrofac – Award in recognition of achieving 10 Million Safe man-hours for Construction of Storage Tanks for GC-29 Project – 2017.
  • FDH JV - Best Contractor of the month Award for CFP MAB2 -2017.
  • KOC - Memento in recognition of H2S Hazards and Prevention Measures (Campaign & Exhibition) – 2017.
  • MEW – ZSPS Contractor of the Year 2016-17
  • KOC - CEO HSSE Award 2016.
  • Petrofac - Contractor Safety Forum 50 Million Man-hours LTI-free – 2016.
  • KOC - Prize in HSE Competition for WK Fields Best Contractors Site Office – 2015.
  • KOC‐WK Field Contractor Award – 2014.
  • JO‐Wafra EHS Performance Award – 2014.
  • KOC CMD HSE Award – 2013.
  • HSE Performance Award - JO Wafra – 2012.

SECURITY

HEISCO Security operates within the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) guidelines. A highly trained security team monitors the shipyard premises 24 hrs a day aided by a comprehensive CCTV network to ensure our clients and operation are secure at all times.