Oman Shipping plans to invest in modern container fleet

Oman Shipping plans to invest in modern container fleet

Oman Shipping Company (OSC), the wholly Omani government-owned maritime freight transportation services provider, plans to invest in a modern container shipping fleet in an ambitious bid to become a significant player in …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US claims the video shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from oil tanker hit in Gulf of Oman. The United States has released a video which it claims shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Accidents
Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Heavy win string of crude carrier orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Heavy win string of crude carrier orders

South Korea’s major shipbuilders have started the year on a buoyant note, winning new orders at a strong clip. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) said Friday it has bagged a 210 billion won …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Curious
Shell Oman signs agreement with Port of Duqm to develop fuel bunkering facilities

Shell Oman signs agreement with Port of Duqm to develop fuel bunkering facilities

Shell Oman Marketing Company SAOG, the leading downstream oil marketing company in the Sultanate, signed an agreement with Port of Duqm Company SAOC (PDC) to develop fuel bunkering facilities and services. The …
Dec 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping Named CASTARA

Newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping Named CASTARA

On November 27th 2018, Proman Shipping and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) held a naming ceremony for a newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping at the Hyundai Mipo Drydock (HMD) in Korea. The vessel was named …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Shearwater GeoServices awarded projects equivalent to 8 vessel months in the Arabian Sea

Shearwater GeoServices awarded projects equivalent to 8 vessel months in the Arabian Sea

Eni Oman BV in partnership with Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production has awarded Shearwater GeoServices (Shearwater) a seismic survey in Block 52, offshore Oman. The survey, due to commence later this year, will …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

SCI’s tanker vessel, M.T. ‘Desh Vaibhav’ on her way to Fujairah, UAE, reportedly suffered an explosion in one of her cargo tanks at around 0935 hours IST on 14th August 2018, off Oman coast. Caption: …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Accidents
Oman’s Port of Duqm Signs Land Lease Agreement with Petrojet

Oman’s Port of Duqm Signs Land Lease Agreement with Petrojet

Port of Duqm Company SAOC, a 50:50 joint venture between the Omani Government and the Consortium Antwerp Port (CAP) under its subsidiary called Duqm Industrial Land Company (DILC), has signed a 25 years usufruct land …
Jul 31, 2018 /  Curious
Damen Shipyards Group assumes operational control at Mangalia shipyard

Damen Shipyards Group assumes operational control at Mangalia shipyard

To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard on Monday, July 23rd. The celebrations mark Damen’s successful completion of the transaction …
Jul 23, 2018 /  Curious
Total Signs An Agreement In View Of Developing An Integrated Gas Project In The Sultanate Of Oman

Total Signs An Agreement In View Of Developing An Integrated Gas Project In The Sultanate Of Oman

Total has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Oman to develop natural gas resources in Oman. This MoU covers both upstream and downstream businesses. Total and Shell as operator will …
May 14, 2018 /  Curious