SOHAR PORT AND FREEZONE

Indian textiles giant to begin work on $300m SOHAR factory
SV Pittie Sohar Textile FZC LLC is expected to start work on its US $300 million state-of-the-art cotton yarn project in SOHAR free zone within two weeks.
Joint Tank Services to establish SOHAR tank repair hub in SOHAR
Joint Tank Services (JTS) is to establish a new depot in SOHAR Freezone on a 20,000 square metre green-field site.
SOHAR rolls out major recycling initiative in green port drive
Last year, an international study estimated that eight million metric tons of plastic waste enters the oceans from land each year, a problem that SOHAR Port & Freezone is trying to combat with a new recycling initiative.
SOHAR seeks consultants and designers for expansion project
Sohar Port and Freezone is inviting local and international consultants to prequalify for its contract to provide consultancy services and design ahead of its port expansion project.
Singapore’s Trescorp to launch oil storage and bunker services in SOHAR
US $600 million deep-water oil terminal for 320,000dwt supertankers to be built on 45 hectares of reclaimed land at SOHAR Port.
SOHAR cotton plant to create 1,500 jobs, US $300m investment
First major cotton yarn plant in region comes to SOHAR Freezone, Indian market leaders to invest US$300 million on a 27-hectare site.
SOHAR breaks container throughput record
Despite on-going issues in the maritime industry and the continued lull in global oil prices, SOHAR container volumes in Q2 of 2017 grew by 11% from the same quarter last year.
FEATURE: Vale – Mining giant logistics
Vale, the Brazilian mining giant, on how it exports its iron ore from South America to SOHAR and how its Oman processing base has impacted its global logistics and speed to market.
SOHAR's US$1 billion power plant to drive future growth
Work is progressing fast on the construction of SOHAR III, a green-field, integrated combined-cycle gas turbine power plant located in SOHAR Port.
Contract awarded for development of Sohar Flour Mill
Omani contractor Al Rawahi International Co has won a civil construction contract for the Sohar Flour Mills plant.
Hutchison Ports Sohar introduces new gate system
Hutchison Ports Sohar is set to launch the first phase of its automated gate system this December, it said in a statement on Tuesday.
India interested in developing Duqm alongside Sohar
India has reportedly expressed interest in developing Oman's Duqm port and linking it with the Iranian port of Chabahar.

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