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  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    SOHAR Port’s Chief Executive Officer Andre Toet spoke on stage on Monday evening at the 2013 SeaTrade Middle East Awards dinner at Atlantis The Palm Dubai, as he received the prestigious 2013 Port Authority Award. Toet said he was honored that the Award had been given to SOHAR, Oman’s number one port. “This a great […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $538 million first phase of the new Deepwater Port of Posorja, Ecuador, is now completed and successfully operational, reports DP World. According to DP, the $538 million initial investment (Phase 1) included the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20-kilometer access road and a 400-meter berth equipped to handle containers […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen, a joint venture providing shipbuilding and ship repair services to the marine and oil and gas related industries in the Middle East, has announced that it has launched a full range of afloat, workshop, and diving services at SOHAR Port and Freezone. The new SOHAR operations represents the fourth location of operations in […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    SOHAR Port and Freezone has signed an agreement with Dredging International NV – Earth Moving Worldwide LTD. (DINV-EMW JV) for the development of Phase 1 of the SOHAR Port South Construction Package. According to the official statement, the $24 million agreement will see the development of the first 50 hectares of usable land within the […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ports, Government of Dubai owned port operator, has won a 30-year concession for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Bosasso in the Puntland State of Somalia. President of Puntland, H.E. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, and the chairman of Ports, Customs & Freezone Corporation (PCFC), Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, signed the agreement […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World yesterday announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months ended 31 December 2014. Like-for-like revenue grew 11.3% and adjusted EBITDA increased 16.0%, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company, before separately disclosed items , of $675 million, up 25.1% on a like-for-like […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sohar Port and Freezone reached one of its most important milestones to date with the arrival of the first 10,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) ship at the newly expanded Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) on May 23, 2014. OICT signed the development agreement early last year for expansion of a 70-hectare container terminal. The […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The Port Authority of Jamaica and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) have arrived at an Initial Framework Agreement that provides the general terms and conditions under which discussions will continue regarding the proposed development of Portland Bight/Goat Island. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, in a statement in the […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Under the auspice of HE Said Hamdoon, Undersecretary Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman International Container Terminal ground breaking ceremony took place on May 16th to mark the start of the expansion of their container terminal capacity in Sohar. The construction will pave the way to increase the terminals’ capacity from the current 800,000 TEU […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Record container and cargo volumes, as well as vessel movements, exemplified yet another year of unprecedented growth at the Port of Sohar during 2012. The robust performance, coming on the 10th anniversary of its establishment, underscores the industrial port’s increasing importance as a maritime gateway for international trade and commerce, as well as a powerful […]

  • 16 January 2013

    Port of Sohar will participate at Oman’s premier environmental friendly exhibition-Gulf Eco Expo 2013 as Silver Sponsor as an affirmation of their support for the aspirations of the government in spreading awareness necessary in the use of the best technologies to preserve the environment. Port of Sohar is a deep sea port in the Middle […]