Thabet Group, one of the largest business houses in Yemen owes its origin to the enterprise of Mr Abdo Thabet who in 1925, started a business of bunkering ships in Aden. This company rapidly developed into a conglomerate with major activities in stevedoring, clearing and forwarding service. Responsibility for growing the business was taken over from their father in 1956 by the next generation Thabet brothers. The Thabet brothers established their business base at Hodeidah in 1969. The Thabet Group’s philosophy that a country or company draws its strength and quality from the caliber of its people is reflected in practical terms by the care taken of employees at all levels. Great emphasis is also placed on the training of Yemeni nationals to cater for the Group’s present requirements and future growth. The Thabet group has also contributed to the society like establishing schools as well as modern hospital. The Thabet group companies are listed below:
Tehama Trading Co represents CAT Gensets, Engines in Marine, Petroleum and Industrial application, Construction, Mining, Quarry, Paving equipments.
Yemen Dairy & Juice Industries caters to manufacturing of Dairy Products and Juices with state of art manufacturing technology.
Hodeidah Shipping & Transport Co. is into Shipping & Stevedoring and also Lloyd’s agents. Hodship are correspondents to almost all P&I clubs.
Yemen General Insurance Co. has strong presence in all aspects of Insurance.
National Company for Vegetable Oil & Ghee Industries manufacture very high quality edible oil and ghee.
Modern Company for Food Products with advanced equipment in food technology produces high quality beans, peas, tomato paste, evaporated milk and juices.
International Carton Manufacturing Co. produces cartons for packaging local products.
Red Sea Contracting & Construction Co. well known as Redco, undertakes Civil Construction, Road Construction as well as port facility development work.
Yemen Stores For Fruit, Meat & Trading undertakes distribution of wide range of frozen, chilled and other product range with fleet of refrigerated vehicles.
Yemeni British Lubricants Marketing Co. deals with BP branded lubricants in Yemen.
Thabet Investments Co. is the investment arm of the Group.
Al Maraee Yemen Co. is the dairy farm with specially bred Holstein cows from Holland operating with modern milking parlours.
International Co. for Industry and Printing and Packaging caters to industrial printing as well as packaging of mineral water.
Mayo Hospital is a Multi Speciality Hospital caters the best health care in Hodeidah.