Category: PORTS

RO11.2 Billion Worth Industrial Project Expected in Duqm

  The estimates point out that the value of industrial projects, which got the usufruct right in the Special Economic Zone in Duqm (SEZD) as of the beginning of 2018 stood at about RO11.2 billion. Duqm Economist magazine said in its April issue, which was published this week, that the key projects include Duqm Refinery […]

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Sohar Port and Freezone signs agreement for South-Phase 1

Sohar Port and Freezone signs agreement with DINV-EMW JV for the development of the first 50 hectares of usable land Highlighting the rapid growth within Oman’s logistics sector, SOHAR Port and Freezone have signed an agreement with Dredging International NV – Earth Moving Worldwide LTD (DINV-EMW JV) for the development of Phase 1 of the […]

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Port of Salalah
Port of Salalah begins ship to ship transfer services

 The Port of Salalah completed its first ship to ship transfer operation (STST) at Salalah anchorage recently as part of the port’s expanding service offering in 2018. The new service was performed by Fendercare Marine which transferred vegetable oil between the vessels NCC Nasma to Ariana while both were in the harbor anchorage. “Our vision […]

Port Sohar
Sohar Port recognised as world’s best dry bulk port

Sohar port was awarded the Best Dry Bulk Port at the IBJ Awards in Amsterdam recently, according to a statement from the port authorities. One of the main events in the maritime bulk industry’s annual calendar, the IBJ Awards took place recently in Amsterdam. The International Bulk Journal welcomed international industry leaders to Amsterdam’s former […]

Duqm port receives first consignment of OCTG pipes for PDO

Duqm port received the first consignment of OCTG (oil country tubular goods) pipes for Petroleum Development Oman. A first lot of 4,900 tonnes from Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Corporation was discharged at the port’s commercial quay, from where it will be moved to a specialised storage area managed by Middle East Tubular Services (METS) […]