Tristar Chemical Terminal in JAFZA Image Credit: Supplied

Tristar Group is a fully integrated energy logistics business serving the downstream oil and gas industry. It is a global supply chain services leader, with multimodal transportation, bunkering, and last mile transportation of liquid and gas hydrocarbons around the world. Headquartered in Dubai, Tristar has a global presence in 29 countries and territories across Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Pacific, and the Americas.

With a proven track record of safety performance and service excellence, Tristar is a partner of choice for most international oil majors.

Business highlights

Road transport and warehousing

Road transport of petroleum products is a key vertical for Tristar, with services across the GCC, Asia and Africa. While international best practices in driver and vehicle management ensures a consistent level of safe and quality services, the road transport services are also certified to an integrated management system that covers ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 39001 and periodic assessments by GPCA for Gulf SQAS.

Surface transport

Aviation fuel

In-port bunkering

Transportation of cryogenics and gases

Hazmat storage and distribution

Lubricant storage and distribution

Chemical storage

Maritime logistics

Tristar’s shipping business owns and/or operates more than 30 chemical, oil and gas tankers and bulk carriers that trade globally, mostly with oil majors. These include an LNG carrier and six new build 25,000 MT DWT, IMO Type 2 Oil and chemical tankers.

Clean petroleum products


Dry bulk commodities

Coastal bunkering

River transport

Port and agency services

Fuels and fuel farms

Tristar’s competent and committed workforce carry out operations under all conditions to ensure uninterrupted fuel supply to end users, with a wide variety of remote fuel logistics services:

Construction of fuel storage facilities for aviation and ground fuels in remote and hostile locations

Commercial aviation and into-plane refuelling services in East and West Africa

Operations of a wide network of retail fuel stations in East Africa

Tristar also owns and operates fuel storage facilities in Guam, Haiti, USA, Africa, and the UAE. Fuel storage infrastructure is an important building block in its model to offer customers solutions that extend from load port to discharge port.

Business for purpose

Tristar is built on the foundation of being a Business for Purpose and has an established Environmental. Social and Governance (ESG) framework to achieve a positive impact on communities and the environment while providing positive returns to all stakeholders. This framework is bolstered by strong internal governance, consistent sustainability reporting and continued social initiatives.

It is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact since 2011 with compliance to the principles of human rights, anti-corruption, labour, and environment.

It is a signatory to the Women’s Empowerment Principles.

It is a signatory to the Neptune Declaration which aims to promote and protect the welfare of seafarers all over the world.

Tristar supports the advancement and advocacy of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the implementation and execution of a wide variety of initiatives.

Tristar’s Group CEO, Eugene Mayne, holds the position of an elected Board Member of the UN Global Compact UAE Local Network.