Oman's Salalah port's quarterly volume drops 12pc to 912,000 TEU
OMAN's Port of Salalah has reported a 12 per cent decline in container throughput during the first quarter or the year to 912,000 TEU
11 May 2021 - 19:00
The Container Terminal attributed the decline to the lingering effects of Cyclone Mekunu, which devastated parts of Dhofar Governorate in May last year.
The General Cargo Terminal (GCT), in comparison, handled 4.324 million tons of assorted bulk commodities, representing a three per cent growth over corresponding figures for Q1 2018. Major commodities handled by the port include limestone, gypsum, methanol and cement.
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