McDermott Awarded FEED Contract for Sohar LNG Bunkering Project in Oman

McDermott Awarded FEED Contract for Sohar LNG Bunkering Project in Oman

McDermott to compete in FEED design competition for LNG Bunkering Hub at Sohar Port in Oman Scope includes preparing tender for engineering, procurement, supply, construction and commissioning phase Award will be …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Iran, Oman launch Khorramshahr-Sohar shipping route

Iran, Oman launch Khorramshahr-Sohar shipping route

A new shipping route between Iran and Oman was launched on December 30. The Khorramshahr-Sohar shipping route was launched in the presence of a Board member and deputy of Iranian Ports and Maritime organization for …
Jan 2, 2018 /  Curious
Spotted: Heavy transformers from Belgium to Oman by Polytra

Spotted: Heavy transformers from Belgium to Oman by Polytra

Polytra N.V., member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Belgium, arranged the loading for two transformers, each weighing 210 tonnes onto a barge from Mechelen and direct transshipment ex barge on board ocean …
Jan 2, 2018 /  Curious
SOHAR breaks container throughput record

SOHAR breaks container throughput record

Containers show double-digit year-on-year growth in Q2/2017 Over threefold growth in container throughput in just five years SOHAR Port and Freezone developing as key regional hub SOHAR has released new figures …
Aug 1, 2017 /  Curious
Oman Shipping Company reports $180m profit in 2015

Oman Shipping Company reports $180m profit in 2015

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) was able to make a $180 million profit in 2015, indicating that this profit will be used to develop and expand the company’s business during the coming period. Tariq bin Mohammed Al …
May 30, 2016 /  Finance
One-hundredth very large ore carrier berths in Sohar

One-hundredth very large ore carrier berths in Sohar

This week, Sohar greeted the one-hundredth Very Large Ore Carrier, or VLOC, to berth at the Port since Vale in Oman’s operations started in 2011. Weighing in at 388,000dwt and measuring 366 metres in length, …
May 1, 2016 /  Vessels
Oman Shipping’s new feeder service to connect Jebel Ali by mid-April

Oman Shipping’s new feeder service to connect Jebel Ali by mid-April

Oman Shipping Company’s subsidiary Oman Container Lines has signed an agreement with the Port of Salalah to start a shipping line between the port and Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The …
Apr 4, 2016 /  Curious
SOHAR builds on existing infrastructure to boost mining and minerals sector in Oman

SOHAR builds on existing infrastructure to boost mining and minerals sector in Oman

As part of plans to further diversify its economy, Oman is fast developing new strategies that will add more value to the mining sector and the Sultanate’s substantial reserves of minerals. Some of those plans were …
Mar 28, 2016 /  Curious
SOHAR Port Expands and Welcomes Four More Post-Panamax Cranes

SOHAR Port Expands and Welcomes Four More Post-Panamax Cranes

Oman-based Sohar Port and Freezone’s container terminal received four new post-Panamax quay cranes, marking the port’s next stage of expansion. The cranes have an outreach to serve the latest 10,000 TEU …
Mar 15, 2016 /  Curious
New generation vehicle carrier docks at SOHAR

New generation vehicle carrier docks at SOHAR

SOHAR Port and Freezone celebrated the maiden call of M.V. Hawaiian Highway, one of the world’s largest vessels, at the Port’s general cargo terminal on Sunday (November 8). The new service from K-Line …
Nov 11, 2015 /  Vessels