After reaching its maximum capacity last year, the Port of Salalah is looking to add roughly 1.5 million TEU of annual handling capacity through equipment purchases and a potential berth expansion.
06 Mar 2018
A fire on board the Maersk Honam has left four crew missing in the Arabian Sea off Salalah.
05 Jul 2017
The move follows on the heels of rival Maersk Line revamping its India-Africa service network.
19 Apr 2017
Competition among ports in the region is heating up.
13 Sep 2016
Container traffic at the port of Salalah, operated by APM Terminals, surged in the first half of the year.
31 Jul 2015
Oman International Container Terminal operated by Hutchison Port Holdings, will quadruple capacity to 6 million 20-foot-equivalent units, to capitalize on the recent closure of the Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat.
27 May 2015
Gulf states in the Middle East are expanding capacity and investing billions of dollars in their ports to accommodate booming traffic in the Asia-Europe trade lane.
05 Feb 2015
The value of regional food markets in the Middle East will reach $53 billion in 2020, “a perfect recipe for growth,” according to Andre Toet, CEO of Sohar Port and Freezone in the Gulf sultanate of Oman.
03 Feb 2015
Centre Point Logistics (CPL) — a Dubai provider of logistics, warehousing, and storage — has expanded its operations in the Gulf Cooperation Council region after a deal was signed with Sohar Port and Freezone in the Sultanate of Oman.
26 Jan 2015
The development of Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone and its links to the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf nations have placed the port city firmly on China’s radar as it works to build a “Maritime Silk Road” between Asia and Europe.
08 Dec 2014
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has lifted its congestion surcharge of $100 per TEU imposed earlier on shipments moving from Europe to Sohar, saying congestion at Oman's largest port is easing.
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