Date: 23/06/2022

Sohar Port’s new services

As per a communique, Sohar Port (Oman) authorities have introduced the following new services:
Hull cleaning
* Hull cleaning
* Hull inspection & survey services
* Propeller polishing
* Sea chest cleaning
* All grades (VLSFO & LSMGO) are now available at Sohar Anchorage, supply through GAC Bunker fuel/Oman Oil.
Hold cleaning
* Now available at Sohar lay by berth for dry bulk vessels. Cleaning companies are actively involved in assisting vessels for preparing their cargo holds for loading urea at urea terminals in Oman.
Sludge & waste water removal
Oman Maritime Waste Treatment Co. will remove all kind of waste at Sohar Port and at anchorage through waste removal barge MT Malak Al Behar. The following waste can be removed:
* E/R fuel oil sludge
* Bilgewater
* Tank washings
* Packaged waste
* Garbage (hazardous/non-hazardous)
* Exhaust gas scrubber sludge
* Ozone depleting substances (CFCs)
Source: Exim News Service: Sohar, June 22