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Port Of Sohar

SOHAR Port and Freezone is a deep-sea Port and Freezone in the Sultanate of Oman, managed by Sohar Industrial Port Company (SIPC), a 50:50 joint venture between the Port of Rotterdam and the Sultanate of Oman.

Sohar Port benefits from an enviable position outside the Strait of Hormuz, meaning you can access over 3.5 billion consumers through the Gulf by land, sea, or air, without having to enter it. Sitting at the center of global trade routes between Europe and Asia, the port is also a cornerstone in the region's fast developing road-air-rail infrastructure, offering better business connections and unprecedented opportunities for growth.

Key Strengths / Features:

  • World-class facilities
  • 6,300 hectares area
  • Excellent geographic location
  • Close to energy sources
  • Highly efficient logistics
  • 3 clusters for logistics, petrochemicals and metals
  • ISPS certified
  • $21 billion invested (2004-2015)
  • Large, young Omani work force
  • Freezone Sohar
  • Highly supportive and reliable government
  • Politically stable country
  • Surrounded by high-growth markets
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