Port Sultan Qaboos

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Port Sultan Qaboos
Location
Country  Oman
Location Muttrah, Muscat Governorate
Coordinates 23°37′41″N 58°34′4″E / 23.62806°N 58.56778°E / 23.62806; 58.56778Coordinates: 23°37′41″N 58°34′4″E / 23.62806°N 58.56778°E / 23.62806; 58.56778
Details
Opened 1974
Operated by Port Services Corporation S.A.O.G.
Owned by Port Services Corporation S.A.O.G.
Type of harbor Seaport
Available berths 14
Employees 700 plus
Website
http://www.pscoman.com/

Port Sultan Qaboos (previously known as Mina Qaboos)[1] is the largest port in Muscat, Oman.Developed initially as a part of a plan for a "Greater Muttrah" by Qaboos bin Said al Said's prececessor Said bin Taimur, the port's construction was completed in the 1970s.[2] The port is operated and managed by Port Services Corporation S.A.O.G.

The Ministry of Transport and Communications announced that as of August 31, the port will cease commercial operations, preceading its transformation into a cruise ship port.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of PSQ". Port Services Corporation (S.A.O.G.). Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  2. ^ OMAN: THREE AND A HALF DECADES OF CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT. Peterson, JE.

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