Port of Duqm facilitates refinery’s heavy lift cargo arrival
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.