History & Corporate Profile

Kasifa Holding Sdn. Bhd. was incorporate on 5th September 1979 by our former Executive Chairman, The Late Dato Haji Shaik Allaudin Ismail. The establishment of the company was to seek opportunities in the areas of shipping and trading in the local and international markets.

Kasifa Holding currently provides ship chandelling and stevedoring activities to some of the vessels that calls at Penang Port. We are regular supplies of provisions and provide stevedoring services to numerous vessels. As we are able to maintain our rates because of long term suppliers, we consider our prices to be very competitive. We are currently the main stevedore contractor for Yang Ming Line from Taiwan an also STX Pan Ocean Line from Korea.

We are also exporters/importers of timber base products. Our majority source of products are origin from Myanmar to markets such as Bangladesh and India. The activities that are provided in our timber exports are inspections of timber, participating directly with government agencies tender, shipping and finally arrangements of delivery of goods. In order to cater our buyers need, we have also shipped timber and logs from East Malaysia.

Kasifa Holding is currently active in the granite base industry as an exporter and importer. Our current buyers are from Italy, Spain, Portugal, China, Taiwan and some importation for the Malaysian market. Our trading of granite and marble includes selling these items in blocks and also tiles depending on the consignments. We have in the past actively participated to supply granite and marble for local Malaysian government funded projects too.

Despite the above trading commodities, the company has established the trading in other raw commodities such as coal, diesel, cement, clinker, bitumen, sugar and other raw commodities both for local and international market.

Our company is also currently the suppliers and broker for some major IT related companies. The services we provide rangers from supply, participating in tender with government agencies, distributors and brokers for IT related projects.

As the company and its Directors are well connected in the business community, the company takes another step by facilitating contracting works for clients and business associated both locally and also in the international market. This kind of facilitation includes in the area of construction and shipping related industries.

Our subsidiary company, Island Cargo Shipping Agencies Sdn. Bhd. was established in 1970 is also a 100% Bumiputera own company. Offer a diversified range of services in shipping industry. We are proud that we have been the General Agents in Malaysia for the National Carriers of the Government of Bangladesh and the Government of the Republic of Maldives. We are also the sub agents for STX Pan Ocean Shipping Company Ltd from Korea.