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Sohar Port and Freezone meets with shipping agents

: Tuesday, August 12 - 2014 @ 00:49

Sohar Port and Freezone met with shipping agents before the relocation of all remaining commercial traffic from Port Sultan Qaboos takes place at the end of this month, The event was held under the auspices of Said bin Hamdoon al Harthy, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications for Ports and Maritime Affairs, and provided a platform to discuss the move, which will see Sohar Port become the backbone of Oman’s shipping industry, Oman Observer reported. “The transfer of commercial traffic from Muscat to Sohar is a significant step in making Oman’s ports more competitive in the region, and will allow Oman to take full advantage of its prime geographic location for international commercial shipping,” Sohar Freezone CEO, Jamal Aziz said. He continued, “We are committed to ensuring that the transition from Muscat is as seamless as possible.”

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