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  • 2 August 2011

    Soon after the “Renaissance Day” anniversary celebrations in Oman, OmanShipping Company S.A.O.C. accepted delivery of a Very Large Crude Carrier(VLCC), SAMAIL, from Universal Shipbuilding Corporation, in Kawasaki city inJapan, becoming the twenty ninth vessel to be operated by the Company. The Panamanian flagged vessel SAMAIL, with a capacity of300,000 deadweight tons, is 330 meters length […]

  • 22 March 2016

    Oman’s rising domestic demand for power generation has forced the country to reschedule about 5 percent of LNG shipments in 2016.

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oman’s SOHAR Port and Freezone has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brazilian mining company’s subsidiary Vale in Oman and Oman National Investments Development Company SAOC TANMIA in Muscat that will pave way for the development of the SOHAR Dry Bulk Logistics Corridor. The project targets facilitating of export of minerals that are mined and processed in Oman to international markets. The […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C. (OSC) took delivery of one of their latest Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) the DABA, at Hyundai Heavy Industries co. Ltd’s (HHI) Yard in Ulsan, South Korea on 6th Jan 2012. DABA has a 317,000 deadweight ton (DWT) capacity, is 333 meters length overall, 60 meter in beam and a design […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Due to a significantly increasing interest from a number of new customers, Oman Container Lines announced the introductionof MV ALTONIA on its Gulf Express feeder service running between the Port of Salalah, Oman and Jebel Ali, U.A.E. The vessel’s maiden call on the service will be on the 29th April 2012 at Jebel Ali where […]

  • 2 June 2014

    Oman LNG said that the company’s revenues were at $4.49 billion in 2013, $149 million higher when compared to 2012. The company operates 3 liquefaction trains with a capacity of 10.4 mtpa at its site in Qalhat near Sur. Two of the trains are owned by Oman LNG and one by Qalhat LNG. Oman LNG’s net […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new warship has been handed over to the Royal Navy of Oman amid colourful celebrations on HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning. AL RAHMANI is the second of three 99 metre corvettes designed, built and delivered for the Royal Navy of Oman as part of Project Khareef. Her Interim Acceptance, in which the ship’s […]

  • 30 October 2013

    A new warship has been handed over to the Royal Navy of Oman amid colourful celebrations on HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning. AL RAHMANI is the second of three 99 metre corvettes designed, built and delivered for the Royal Navy of Oman as part of Project Khareef. Her Interim Acceptance, in which the ship’s […]

  • 16 December 2013

    The Government of the Sultanate of Oman and BP have signed a gas sales agreement and an amended production sharing agreement for the development of the Khazzan field, with BP as operator. The full field development will involve a drilling programme of around 300 wells over 15 years to deliver plateau production of one billion […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Oman LNG and ESO have signed a pivotal five- year agreement that will see the Sultanate’s primary liquefied natural gas (LNG) company provide long-term funding in support of ESO’s aspirations to increase its environmental conservation outreach and effectiveness in Oman. Oman LNG has committed capacity building funding for a five-year period 2012 – 2016 towards […]

  • 26 May 2016

    The state of Oman has increased its tax on LNG companies from 15 percent to 55 percent in a joint meeting of the State Council and Majlis Al Shura, the country’s Consultative Council.

  • 9 September 2012

    Harib Al Kitani has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Oman LNG. Al Kitani’s appointment essentially makes him the first Omani national to lead Oman LNG, representing the largest of Sultanate’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies, a key component in the country’s thriving energy sector. At the helm of Oman’s second source of […]

  • 30 December 2011

      Iran will soon return three rented oil tankers to Oman. The tankers have been deployed within the Iranian fleet for two year and now will be returned following Oman’s request. Two years ago, Oman rented 10 tankers to Iran under an agreement between National Iranian Oil Co. and Oman Shipping Co. SAOC. Iran is […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) and Ministry of Oil and Gas of Oman, the LNG supplier to Japan, extended the memorandum of understanding for technical corporation signed in January 2014.

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new Sail Training Vessel (STV) for the Ministry of Defence of Oman has been officially launched at Damen Shipyards Galati (Romania). This stunning 87 m vessel, named RNOV ‘Shabab Oman’, is destined to become the flagship of the Royal Navy of Oman to continue the role of the current STV of the same name […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Iran and Oman signed a Memorandum of Understanding on gas exports to Oman. Iranian minister of petroleum, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and his Omani counterpart signed the MoU during Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Muscat, Iran’s SHANA news agency reported. Speaking to the reporters, Iranian minister of petroleum said that the gas will be pumped […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Gas shortages and an increase in domestic demand for power generation forced Oman to reschedule some of its LNG exports.

  • 22 August 2008

    Almost three years after Dame Ellen MacArthur broke the world record for a solo circumnavigation of the globe, her trimaran B&Q is embarking on its own new adventure as it set sail from Cowes yesterday on a three week voyage to its new home in The Sultanate of Oman. The 75-foot trimaran was brought by […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Oman LNG plans to shut one LNG train for maintenance on April 18 for thirty eight days, Times of Oman reported, citing Oman LNG’s Chief Operating Officer Rene de Nier . Oman LNG operates three liquefaction trains at its site in Qalhat, near Sur of which are two owned by Oman LNG and one by […]

  • 12 March 2012

    OITE Conferences in association with the Ministry of Transport & Communication announced the 3rd Annual TransOman Conference 2012, which will take place from 14th – 16th May, at the Grand Hyatt in Muscat. The conference aims to promote Oman’s potential as the next Middle East logistic hub and gateway to the world. A first of […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Oman Container Lines Inc. (OCL) announces the inclusion of a Port Sultan Qaboos in the Company’s Gulf Express Service (GEX). On 29th April, the Company introduced largerand faster tonnage on its fixed day weekly Liner service connecting Salalah and Jebel Ali, with the ALTONIA (1,730 TEU capacity). 3 weeks after the Service upgrade, Port Sultan […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Asyad Group has decided to integrate Oman Shipping Company and Oman Drydock Company.