Mazoon Dairy in Oman secures supply chain with first batch of 1,600 cows
Mazoon Dairy marks milestone in economic development of Oman with the arrival of 1,600 dairy cows
Duqm Airport opens with 9,958sqm air cargo terminal
The new Duqm Airport has been opened by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) in Oman, providing the breakbulk hub with an air cargo terminal to support Duqm Port & Freezone.
Swissport wins contract with Oman’s SalamAir for ground services and cargo handling
The low-cost carrier currently flies to three domestic and eleven international destinations in nine countries from Muscat.
Oman and Iran launch fourth direct container shipping service
The route between Iran’s port city of Jask and the Omani port of Al Suwaiq, joins three others already in operation.
British tourists killed in Salalah car crash on cruise bound for Abu Dhabi
The two female guests who were killed in the accident were among three stuck by the car. The third, a male passenger, suffered serious injuries and is being treated in Oman, according to police reports.
Development begins on SOHAR Port & Freezone’s US $350-million sugar refinery
Oman Sugar Refining Plant, the first of its kind in the sultanate, spans 188,000m² and will cost approximately $350m (OMR134m) to build.
ALS Logistics Solutions says no evidence of slowdown in GCC logistics sector
ALS has also won several automated car park projects as well, which it will be handling over later in 2018 and 2019, with several more expected to be announced soon.
Albwardy Damen becomes first ship repair company in SOHAR Port & Freezone
The new SOHAR operations represents the fourth location of operations in the Middle East, adding to Albwardy Damen’s Afloat Repairs Division comprehensive workshop facilities in Dubai, Sharjah, and Fujairah.
Bahri VLCCs gathering off Oman amid Bab el-Mandeb ban
At least six Bahri-owned very large crude carriers (VLCCs) have anchored off Salalah as the Bab el-Mandeb strait ban continues.
PDMI boosts Oman’s sodium hydroxide supply chain with new plant
PDMI Oman appoints SNC-Lavalin for design and delivery of new chlorakali PVC factory.
ALS expands into Saudi market following major Oman cargo project
The plans come just months after ALS handed over to Oman Air the region’s first fully automated air cargo terminal.

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