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Logistics & Distribution

Three times a week we have shipments arriving in Maldives, guaranteeing jet-fresh produce which allows you to take full advantage of the maximum product life and keep your own customers satisfied with first-class produce distributed directly to your point of delivery using our own fleet.





Our parents Company Aqua biotech is a private limited company registered under the government of the Republic Maldives, with a vision to launch the use of aqua culture technologies in a commercial scale in various countries. The company achieved its initial target after conducting a research in the field of culturing sea cucumbers in a controlled environment. This research after implementation turned out to be quite successful. Now the company cultivates export the commodity on a large – commercial scale.


The Aqua biotech takes pride in being successful pioneers in the field of utilizing biotechnologies, that is cultivation and harvesting of sea cucumbers in the Maldives . Different spices of sea cucumbers are cultivated in our research centre to the likings of different individuals from different countries. Our main aim is to cultivate high priced sea cucumbers. So far the sea cucumbers we have cultivated are in great Demand, we get clients from neighboring countries, which is what motivated us to commercialize the product.



The Company was formed in the year 2000 as a commercial venture. It is entirely a family owned and managed business that is in order to research, develop, and sustain of technology. Our family has been involved in various aspects of the fishing and seafood catching and production in the past years. The company has been involved in it’s own marketing for the past years and is looking to advance into the international markets. We believe that we have the product to suit your needs.


Our head staff comprises both highly qualified Seafood experts and skilled staff, who are committed to the accurate and reliable transport, capable staffs that are efficient and effective in handling and delivery of the product. Special attention is given to ensure that the produce is in top condition upon arrival at the final destination.

Fresh Produce Retail

Essen Cold Storage

In addition Essen Enterprises  Supply fresh and frozen products and other dry goods to the super markets, hotels and resorts to order.

Operating from offices and modern dry & cold storage warehousing in Male’, the company has established strong relationships with the various sectors. We also offer logistics services to the hotel and resort sector for a range of other products supplied from companies in Europe, Australia, India , China, Singapore and Malaysia, Thailand.



Amenities – Let us design a range of guest toiletries for you or supply you from one of our “off the shelf” ranges in stock. We are proud to be specified suppliers to Villa Hotels, Hilton Hotels, One & Only Kanuhuraa Hotels and Resorts, and many other independent Hotels and resorts in Maldives, and the Indian Ocean Islands.

Bed Linen – Famous for it’s cotton, Egypt is one of the countries from where we source our linen. We offer a full range of bed linen, poly-cotton or 100% Egyptian cotton. These products are shipped direct to you from country of manufacture, and a COMESA Certificate of Origin is available. The quality is excellent and the prices are very competitive.

We supply a wide range of Towels, Mattress covers, Pillows, Blankets, Shower curtains, Bath mats, Mirrors, Hair dryers, Housekeeping trolley’s etc. Contact us with your requirements.



Tableware – Are you suffering from shortages and breakage? We are able to offer a full range, including first class hotel porcelain, to bring up your inventory levels. Libbey Syracuse China, Royal Doulton, Villeroy and Boch, Steelite, Dudson, Churchill and Continental China are a few of the many tableware brands that we supply.

Flatware – We are the appointed WMF and Libbey Tableware hotel distributors for Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands, offering the full range of WMF and Libbey flatware products. Other cutlery supplied includes Eetrite, Saint Andrea and Machado of Portugal. Whether it is stainless steel or silver plate we can assist you.
Table Linen – Our exquisite table linen brings out the best in your table service; plain and patterned available. Supplied directly out of Egypt with a COMESA Certificate of Origin, which allows member Countries to import duty free.

Glassware – A very comprehensive range of glassware is available ex-stock. We are also the appointed Libbey Glassware distributors for Africa and The Indian Ocean Islands. Contact us for your requirements.



Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E)
Operating Supplies and Equipment (OS&E)

We are able to supply that spare part for your laundry equipment, a Forbes Birdcage Trolley, a Corby Trouser Press, a mini bar, a room safe, Base and Mattress sets, glassware, and replace your buffet ware, it is all within our scope.

We are the distributors of Tropitone leisure furniture, the manufacturers of the renowned aluminum pool lounger, used in the majority of beach resorts around the world. Guaranteed for 5 years for commercial use, it is a winner.

Kitchen and Operating Equipment

We offer you an extensive range of kitchen smalls and equipment, please ask for our catalogue. Inside you will find Utensils, bar accessories, Bakery smalls, Gastronorm inserts, Knives, Hamilton Beech blenders, Salamanders, Kitchen Aid Mixers, and much more. We also offer our customers the complete range of cutlery,crokery, glassware Hotel products, which we airfreight direct from the factory to you.

We undertake to provide spares and back up service on any product we supply.
For your operating supplies our consolidation service makes good economical sense. We can consolidate your requirements into one shipment, relieving you of the need to deal with several suppliers. Small shipments incur higher freight rates. We co-ordinate the shipping, ensuring economical rates and speedy service.


Food & Beverage

Dry Goods
Many International brands are distributed available and we are able to offer products such as Kellogg’s Breakfast Cereals, Heinz Foodservice, Sugar Sachets, Tea bags, Tomato products, Fruit juices, tinned vegetables, tinned fruit, to name but a few, in bulk catering packs or portion control packing.

Perishable Goods
Fresh or frozen, meat, fish, vegetables, and dairy products are exported through the perishable cargo section of Johannesburg International Airport on a regular basis. We are geared up to offer regular supplies of fresh quality produce. All our produce is issued with a Health Certificate and inspected for quality prior to shipment.