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SOHAR Port & Freezone launches online route planner for hinterland
The platform is the first of its kind in the region and will comprise of sea schedules connecting to 550 ports worldwide.
RFX Industrial parks to build turnkey light industrial units in SOHAR
These new logistics units will be developed over a 580,000sqm area within the SOHAR Freezone and will comprise up to 290,000sqm of leasable space.
SOHAR Port & Freezone signs land-lease solar agreement with Shell
The agreement means that businesses in the Sohar Freezone could be powered by solar photovoltaic (PV) projects instead of gas.
Hutchison’s new super post-panamax STS cranes hit productivity record in SOHAR
The terminal served three vessels in a recent two week period, managing an average Gross Crane Rate (GCR) of 38 moves per hour and a high of 52 moves per hour.
Svitzer orders new tug fleet for SOHAR Port operations
The order includes three of Sanmar’s Bigacay-class tugs and two Sirapinar-class vessels following the signing of a 15-year operations contract with SOHAR Port.
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.
SOHAR Port & Freezone signs contract for all-new pilot boat fleet
Svitzer will also provide round-the-clock operational support for ship movements in and around the rapidly growing port as part of the agreement.
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.
SOHAR signs dredging deal as port expansion progresses
The $24 million agreement covers the reclamation of 50 hectares of land as part of a programme to add 200 hectares to the port’s existing 2,000 hectares capacity.
Grain storage facility worth $34m to be built at Oman’s Sohar Port
New facility expected to be completed within two years.
Hutchinson Ports SOHAR container handling rate increases by 70%
Hutchison Ports Sohar has achieved a rise in its average vessel operation rate of 70%, with Terminal C hitting a record high of 169 moves per hour on 21 January.

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