Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures & Partnerships

Maldives State Shipping Company Pvt Ltd

Established: 2020

Established on 04 February 2020, Maldives State Shipping (MSS) is a new shipping and logistics company providing an extensive international liner shipping service. It was born to overcome the difficulties Maldivian traders and other businesses faced in the absence of a reliable national shipping line and to provide employment opportunities for Maldivians in an industry other than tourism. MSS aims to revolutionize the transport sector of the Maldives by delivering efficient transport solutions.


MSS is owned by State Trading Organization Plc (STO) which has been in operation for over 50 years, with many thriving subsidiaries, joint ventures and associates under its umbrella.a

Board of Directors

Shimad Ibrahim


Ahmed Shareef

Executive Director

Abdul Wahid Moosa


Ismail Mifrah


Thooza Saeed