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Salalah ups cargo capacity

December 14 - The Port of Salalah in Oman has officially opened a new deepwater general cargo and liquid bulk terminal, increasing its dry cargo handling capacity by 20 million tonnes.

The 1,266 m long quay offers two 320 m long general cargo berths and two 300 m liquid bulk berths, with a depth of 18 m.

"The new facility is able to handle a wide range of vessels, ranging from naval ships, to vessels handling limestone, cement, livestock, project cargo and other dry bulk commodities as Salalah continues to grow as a key center of trade and logistics for the region," said Port of Salalah ceo David Gledhill.

The new terminal was built by the government of Oman at a cost of OMR55 million (USD143 million). The port is operated by APM Terminals

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February 21 - Crowley Maritime Corporation has appointed Ray Fitzgerald as its chief operating officer, effective March 1. 
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KENC completes engineering scope for Jumbo

February 21 - The Netherlands-based KENC Engineering has collaborated with Jumbo to prepare the heavy lift vessel Fairplayer for an FPSO installation project offshore Brazil. 
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