Port of Salalah Undertakes First Ship-to-Ship Transfer
Oman’s Port of Salalah completed its first ship-to-ship transfer operation (STST) at Salalah anchorage as part of its expanding service offering in 2018. The new service was performed by Fendercare Marine which transferred vegetable oil between the vessels NCC Nasma to Ariana while both were in the harbor anchorage. “Our new offering of ship-to-ship transfer of bulk liquids is designed to serve the regional market and Africa’s economic demand,” Andrew Dawes, Port of Salalah CEO, said.
NSCSA receives new chemical tanker from SHINAsb of South Korea
National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) subsidiary National Chemical Carriers (NCC) received a new chemical tanker named NCC ‘Nasma’ on September 8 from SHINAsb (previously SLS) of South Korea. The 45,000 DWT ship is part of part of a nine-vessel order contracted by NCC from the yard during 2006 and 2007 for a total value of approximately SAR1.721 billion (US$460 million). NCC has a further six vessels under construction at SHINAsb for a value of SAR1.159 million (US$310 million) with deliveries expected during 2011-12, in addition to one large 75,000DWT chemical tanker, to be constructed at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering of South Korea at a price of approximately SAR247 million (US$66 million) for delivery during 2013.Upload News