With a history, unique by its family values which have remained for years throughout the company’s evolution, Mr. Abbas Khalife sailed through his dream of owning a Big Boat to become the founder of one of the most prestigious and well renowned shipping companies in Lebanon.
At 18, he ventured in the trading of vehicles and equipment and in 1997, he purchased his first vessel and established himself in the freight transportation business. His dream became several as his ships became many.
In 2008, Mr. Khalifeh founded East Med in Saida, Lebanon and opened a new firm Lara Trading in Italy.
East Med now charters between 100 and 120 vessels per year operating from Sidon Port in Lebanon, in and out of Mediterranean countries, such as Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, Algeria, Libya and others, transporting a wide range of goods as marble and granite, vehicles and equipment, wood and others.
Eastmed is committed to creating value by providing high level transportation services with innovative solutions. We continuously upgrade our quality to ensure our customers complete satisfaction. Our goals are set towards their business requirements and our priorities are aligned with their needs.
With our mission focused on moving products across continents in the most efficient and secure way possible, we offer a highly motivated support and logistics team equipped with exceptional standards of customer service values.
Our Company’s vision is to become a leading choice for world class shipping and logistics services across the region.
Our goals are set towards client focus, continuous improvement, dedication to compliance and safety, and we firmly believe that accountability, integrity and team work will be the key to our success.