Oman Oil Company and Duqm Bunker Terminal Company on Thursday (11 November) welcomed the bunkering tanker MT ALPHA (IMO 9286451) to support their bunkering operation at Duqm Port.
The vessel will be deliveringVery Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) 0.5% and Marine Gas Oil (MGO) 0.1%; there are plans to add High Sulphur Fuel Oil (HSFO) to its product portfolio.
The bunker barge is expected to provide its services from the fourth week of November 2021.
“The presence of bunker fuels in Duqm Port will be a strategic and an outstanding solution for Ships coming from ODC and bunker call only ships,” stated an Oman Oil Company spokesman.
“Moreover, ships heading to East Asia and Europe will seek the least diversion by choosing Port of Duqm as the next convenient port for bunkering. Duqm Port is strategically located in the Arabian Sea at the coastal center of Oman.”
Photo credit: MarineTraffic / Claudio Ritossa
Published: 12 November, 2021
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