About Tihama Group

The Partnership firm was established in the year 1963 and was then known as Yemen Trading & Shipping Co. (YTSC). Activities covered stevedoring, clearing & forwarding as well as Export in hides, skins and coffee.

Tihama GroupIn course of time, YTSC diversified and ventured into marketing of agricultural machinery, industrial products, machinery and equipment for meeting with the needs of the then prevailing market, thus gradually phasing out of her initial primary activities, and later on, appropriately changed to the present name:


With shareholders, in 1967. Agriculture then, was still practiced in a traditionally way in Yemen.

The fledgling Yemen Arab Republic, as was then known, embarked on development and considerable potential presented itself in the way of projects for building the nation's infrastructure in the fields of electrification, telecommunications, piped drinking water supply, medical and light industrial fields. With foresight, Tihama took the initiative for expansion and involvement in a greater role in building of the country's infrastructure with much success. As a result today, Tihama represents many world-renowned multinational agencies, including reputable firms specialized in these various fields.

Tihama under its own agencies and with its sister companies also undertake all kinds of turnkey projects within the now unified territory called Republic of Yemen, in collaboration with firms overseas. Furthermore, Tihama also, provide after-sales-services, installation & maintenance in the field of electrical, solar power, mechanical as well as telecommunications computer net-work and the medical sectors.

Tihama boasts a substantial number of highly qualified well trained professionals in her employment, in addition to senior executives, salesmen and other skilled personnel. Temporary workers are also employed, as and when the needs arise.

Since her inception, Tihama has boldly undertaken and successfully completed several projects, many in collaboration with partner-firms overseas; To name but a few:

  • A 50 KW Short-wave Radio Station in Sana'a-with SIEMENS and KHD
  • A large Power Station in Sana'a City with SIEMENS and KHD
  • A large Power Station in Hodeidah City with SIEMENS and KHD
  • A large Power Station in Taiz city with SIEMENS and KHD
  • Three separate municipal Telephone Exchanges in Sana'a, Hodeidah and Taiz with SIEMENS
  • 26 Policlinics, turnkey supply, installation, maintenance & training with HOSPITALIA.
  • 50-Bed Al-Salaam Hospital in Saada, turnkey as above-with HOSPITALIA.
  • 50-Bed 26th Sept. "Hospital at Matenah, Bani Matar Province-with HOSPITALIA.
  • 50-Bed Al Baida Hospital at Al Beidah with HOSPITALIA 100 Bed Al Thawra Hospital at IBB City with HOSPITALIA
  • 200 Bed Al Olofi Hospital at Hodeidah with HOSPITALIA
  • 250 Bed Military Hospital at Sana'a with HOSPITALIA
  • 250 Bed Republican Hospital at Taiz with HOSPITALIA
  • 250 Bed Al-Thawra Hospital at Hodeidah with HOSPITALIA
  • 510 Bed Al-Thawra Hospital at Sana'a with HOSPITALIA
  • Four separate 16 Bed Policlinics in outlying major villages with HOSPITALIA
  • Approach, Apron, Taxiway and Runway Lighting with related works for Sana'a International Airport with SIEMENS
  • Automated Bakeries with turnkey installation and training, at Sana'a, Hodeidah and Taiz with WERNER & PFLEIDER, Germany.
  • Water supply project for Hajja & Ibb cities with JOS. HANSEN & SOEHNE Germany.
  • Fire Fighting Vehicles fleet with ancillaries for Fire Brigade and Civil Defense at Sana'a, Hodeidah and Taiz with MAGIRUS DETUZ AG, Germany, and Iveco Mezzi Speciali S.P.A Italy.
  • Fire Fighting Vehicles for civil Aviation & Meteorology Authority at Sana'a with MAGIRUS DEUTZ AG, Germany.
  • Poultry Equipment turnkey, for Marib poultry Co., with KLOECKNER INDUSTRIE ANLAGEN mbh, Germany.
  • Turnkey electrification for 12 villages in Yemen with OY NOKIA AB, Finland.
  • Steel-structured prefabricated hangars for Government agencies with JOHN REID, U.K.
  • Milking Equipment for Yarim Dairy Farm with ALFA LAVAL AB, Sweden
  • Steel-structured prefab-buildings for housing electric power plants in rural areas.
  • Supply of Water Pumps & Accessories for the earthquake strken areas of Dhama.
  • Supply of Diesel Electric Generating Sets for the Yemeni President's official Complex and his private Villa in Sana'a.
  • Turnkey installation of Fire Alarm & Fire-Prevention equipment at Sana'a Sheraton Hotel.
  • Refurbishment & Replacement of old machinery and equipment for Yemen Ports Authority at Port of Aden-with JOS. HANSEN & SOEHNE, Germany.
  • Supply of Photovoltaic Panels and Solar Powered Equipment for Shipping Channel Floating Buoys, Lighthouse Lanterns and Beacons for Yemen Ports Authority at Port of Aden and outlying islands with SIEMENS SOLAR GMBH, Germany.
  • Fire fighting Vehicles fleet to Yemen Ports Authority for Port of Aden.
  • Fire Fighting Vehicles to Ministry of Interior, Sana'a.
  • Automated milking, processing & packing equipment to Al Ban Al
  • Yemen, Military Agricultural Supply Depot, Recssaba, Dhammar Province with ALFA LAVAL AGRI EXPORT AB, Sweden.
  • Supply of 24 Diesel Elect. Generating Sets of Public Telecommunications. Corp. (PTC), Sana'a.
  • Turnkey supply of 79 Diesel Elec. Generating Sets to Ministry of Health ( MOH ), Sana'a.
  • Marketing of Compressed Air Systems from ATLAS COPCO in the construction and industrial sectors of Yemen on an exclusive basis.
  • Marketing of Rock Quarrying and Mining Equipment from Atlas Copco on exclusive basis.
  • Supply, installation and Maintenance of Satellite TV Reception Systems on a professional level to both the hotel industry and domestic households in Yemen.
  • Supply installation and maintenance of medical equipment, including X-Ray, Dental, Cardiac, Physiotherapeutic, Surgical and Hospital Equipment at various hospitals, clinics and private practices in Yemen.
  • Contractual maintenance & repair of all equipment, including utility services machinery at major hospitals in Yemen.

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