Port of Duqm fa­cil­i­tates re­fin­ery’s heavy lift cargo ar­rival

Muscat Daily - - SPORTS -

Mus­cat - Port of Duqm is fa­cil­i­tat­ing Duqm Re­fin­ery’s cargo for the dis­charge of nine mas­sive LPG stor­age tanks (bul­lets), un­der the agency of Khimji Ram­das Ship­ping, ac­cord­ing to a press state­ment.

Th­ese nine bul­lets will be loaded on a barge and trans­ported in three dif­fer­ent ship­ments to Port of Duqm. They are fab­ri­cated and loaded at Larsen & Toubro LLC (Oman) fa­cil­ity in So­har and towed on barge to Port of Duqm.

Mam­moet, a global mar­ket leader in heavy lift trans­porta­tion, will take care of the pickup and de­liv­ery of bul­lets. The first ship­ment is al­ready dis­charged at Port of Duqm and on the way to be trucked to the re­fin­ery’s plot in the Special Economic Zone of Duqm.

The bul­lets weigh ap­prox­i­mately 780 met­ric tonnes each and mea­sures 11m high, 8m wide and 72m long. It is one of the long­est and heav­i­est car­goes ever dis­charged at Port of Duqm.

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