New Tractor Trailers in Salalah 2016-11-07

The Port of Salalah, Oman’s major regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, has recently received 20 Tractor Trailers (TT) ordered from Terberg.

At the ceremony at the port, the keys for the TTs were handed over to the drivers who have shown a consistent performance in productivity and safety.

David Gledhill CEO of the Port of Salalah said “This ongoing asset augmentation program will provide us with the resources required for a more efficient service. With several other initiatives already underway, we expect to see an upward trajectory in overall efficiency. We are working with various stakeholders to ensure continued investment in Salalah as one of the important ports in the region.”

Mr. Joseph Schofield, the Chief Operating Officer of the Container Terminal handed over the keys of the new machines to the employees.

Port of Salalah is operated by APM Terminals as part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Its container volume grew by 29 % in the first half as compared to the corresponding period in the previous year. The Port of Salalah has recently undergone an expansion, which doubled the quay length, and increase dry bulk capacity to 20 million tons, and liquid bulk capacity to 6 million tons annually.