In addition to the four recently delivered quay cranes from the Shanghai-based ZPMC, OICT
has invested heavily in new rubber-tyre gantry (RTG) cranes to further increase efficiency in the stack yards.
In addition to the new quayside cranes, OICT
has invested heavily in new rubber-tyre gantry cranes to further increase efficiency in the stack yards.
Meanwhile, the system will not only allow Omani logistics companies to view peak periods and schedule their trips to the port accordingly, creating cost savings through productivity gains, it will enable OICT
to better plan and allocate resources in the real-time.
signed the development agreement early last year for expansion of a 70-hectare container terminal.
Shifts Equipment From Old Terminal To Terminal C: In July, Oman International Container Terminal (OICT
) finished the movement of quayside cranes and other container handling equipment from its old Terminal B at Sohar Port to its state-of-the-art Terminal C.
signed an expansion agreement early last year for creating a 70-hectare container terminal.
These high-tech cranes were built to order by ZPMC in Shanghai, and represent a further multi-million dollar investment by OICT
is taking that responsibility in order to be ahead of developments and to ensure that an alternative outside the Strait of Hormuz is able to timely deal with the required capacity.
Pointing out that infrastructure work will be completed in next two years, Admiral Qureshi said last year liquid cargo terminal was inaugurated at a cost of about 12 million dollars and two more terminals of Grain and Fertiizer and 2nd OICT
will be completed this year.
Compulsory import reservations will be a huge of the terminals present appointment system, OICT
Andre Toet, CEO of OICT
, said: "The opening of a new and expanded container terminal, a historic 10,000-TEU vessel call, transfer of all commercial shipping from Muscat, alignment of supply chains and an international marketing campaign have built international awareness of Sohar and are driving new investments.
The weekly loop, branded the Chennai-Colombo-Gulf Service, or CCG, will employ four vessels of around 2,000 20-foot-equivalent units' capacity, OICT
sources informed Times of Oman.