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Port Sultan Qaboos is a multi-purpose port and any of the commercial deep-water berths with drafts ranging from 9.1 to 13 metres are suitable for handling dry bulk cargo.

Berth-2 with its 13 metres draft is equiped to handle bulk grain carriers. It has an underground conveyor connected to grain silos. With the rated capacity for grain discharge of 500 tonnes an hour and backed by grain silos with storage capacity of 120,000 tonnes, an average of 12,000 tonnes per day can be discharged.


Port Sultan Qaboos is a multi-purpose port and any of the commercial deep-water berths with drafts ranging from 9.1 to 13 meters can handle break bulk vessels:

PSQ often receives timber and general cargo in form of break bulk. The port is well equipped to handle them with following facilities.

  • Fully fledged cargo handling gear store
  • A range of fork lift trucks from 2.5 
  • 25 tones capacity
  • 36 number of low bed trailers and 03 towing tractors
  • Covered storage of 10,545 sqm
  • Open storage of 16,000 sqm
 
Port Sultan Qaboos - Harbinger of Containerization in the Sultanate of Oman