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  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the significant growth in petroleum trading in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, Singapore-based Trescorp is to launch a new 45-hectare terminal in Sohar Port with an investment of $600 million. According to the announcement, the new facility will feature six deep-water berths, with 25 meter drafts, one of them capable of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Sultan bin Salim al-Habsi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Chairman of Sohar Industrial Port, stressed that Sohar Port is ready to receive all business and meet the needs of the large growth of the volume of cargo and marine activity. He added that almost 80% of the first stage of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Throughput levels in the Port of Sohar have surged across all cargo types during 2012. Total cargo volumes handled by the port soared 51% to reach 43,936,193 freight registered tons (FRT) in 2012, from 29,134,240 FRT a year earlier. Vessel traffic jumped 29% to 1,918 calls, against 1,487 vessel movements a year earlier. Growth in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime industry leaders from Oman will head to Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 next month as the country’s key northern port of Sohar confidently moves ahead with its ambitious expansion plans. With investments exceeding $14bn and one of the largest port development projects in the world, the port of Sohar, along with the Sohar […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Under the auspices of HE Sheik Hamad bin Salim Al Aghbari, Wali of Liwa, a handover ceremony of the artificial reef project in the Wilayat of Liwa was held on Sunday the 24th of June 2012 at the Sohar Industrial Port Company SAOC offices, Sohar. Mr. Andre Toet, Group CEO of Port of Sohar handed […]

  • 22 November 2011

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Port of Sohar and a leading international logistics services provider for a concession to… By Conrad Prabhu (omanobserver) [mappress] Source: omanobserver, November 22, 2011

  • 19 September 2011

    The second unit of Vale Oman’s pelletising plant at the Port of Sohar is due to come on stream before the end of this year, taking the… By Conrad Prabhu (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, September 19, 2011

  • 9 August 2011

    An eventual conversion of Muscat’s Port Sultan Qaboos into a tourism and maritime heritage port will boost Sohar Port’s container … (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, August 9, 2011;

  • 2 August 2011

    Oman is extending the bidding deadline to next month for engineering and construction companies seeking to work on the expansion of… (arabianbusiness) [mappress] Source: arabianbusiness, August 2, 2011

  • 20 September 2010

    The construction of a 1380-metre long jetty, with 25-metre deep foundations, in the port of Sohar is on schedule. From the first quarter of next year, the structure will have to accommodate the next generation of ‘Very Large Ore Carriers’ (400,000 dwt). The Port of Rotterdam Authority is sharing in the construction costs, by contributing […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Port of Sohar is developing two large-scale projects which promise to transform the wider Batinah region into a regional powerhouse … [mappress] Source: Oman Daily Observer, July 6, 2010;

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In less than two weeks, maritime and port development stakeholders from Oman, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Iran will be meeting at the Port Development Middle East conference that will take place from 17-18 October at the Grand Millennium Muscat, Oman. Last year’s Port Development Middle East Forum concluded with one resounding remark: “Ports […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of its 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, IQPC is organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and share […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with the Indonesian Port Corporation Pelindo I in Medan, North Sumatra for the development of the new deep sea port Kuala Tanjung. Next step now is to carry out a feasibility study for the new port together with Pelindo I. A project organisation will be created […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of IQPC’s 3rd Marine and Coastal Engineering Summit that took place last year in Doha, they are now organizing the Port Development Week which will take place from 6-9 September 2015, again in Doha. This event will serve as an interactive platform for all project stakeholders and will feature high-level strategic discussions and […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BESIX Group, of the Belgium’s largest companies operating in the construction industry, has won a contract for the design and construction of a new berth and the adjacent container stacking yards at the DCT Gdansk (Deepwater Container Terminal Gdansk). The new 650m long berth will increase DCT’s annual handling capacity up to 3 million TEU just […]

  • 9 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede Wins Contracts Worth EUR 350 Million IHC Merwede has been successful in securing orders worth € 350 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels and equipment.   Ghana: GPHA Receives Seven Bids for Tema Port Expansion The Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority last week received seven valid bid offers for […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The net result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2012 was almost €228 million. Compared to the net result of 2011, this represents an increase of nearly € 33 million (+17%). This is a result of more lease income as well as additional port dues. The operating expenses dropped slightly due to effective cost […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend, the Port of Rotterdam Authority concluded the fourteen-day Port Management Programme which it organised for the third time. Twenty-two professionals from international partners from countries including China, Qatar, Brazil and Oman gained insight into all aspects of the Rotterdam port management through the programme. The Port Authority provided trainee programmes in Rotterdam in […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, TOC Container Supply Chain opened, attracting delegates from across the Middle East beyond, including cargo owners, logistics services providers, shipping lines and maritime ports and terminals. The renowned conference & exhibition, part of the global TOC family maritime supply chain events, is being held under the Patronage of […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]