Oman Shipping Company embarks on major dry cargo expansion with Ultramax delivery

Oman Shipping Company embarks on major dry cargo expansion with Ultramax delivery
Dryships hope that their actions will avert stormy conditions in the future
Published: 21 September 2019 - 9:12 a.m.
By: Logistics Middle East Staff

Oman Shipping Company (OSC), a member of the ASYAD Group, has taken delivery of Jabal Shams, the latest addition to the company’s Dry Bulk fleet.

The new ship will join OSC’s fleet of over 50 vessels including LNG Carriers, LPG Carriers, VLCCs, Tankers, VLOCs, Dry Cargo, and Container ships.

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OSC took delivery of Jabal Shams’ sister ship, Jabal Almisht in Zhoushan in August. The two new ships, which are part of a series of four Ultramax Dry Cargo vessels due to be delivered to OSC in 2019, will increase the company’s offering in the Dry Bulk market in response to growing customer demand.

“The delivery of the Jabal Shams and Jabal Almisht is part of OSC Dry Cargo expansion program that will enhance our position in the segment as a key shipping provider for GCC and global markets. Both vessels will be operating under long-term cargo contracts,” said Michael Jorgensen, acting CEO, OSC.

Jabal Shams was inaugurated by Eng. Said bin Mohammed Al Massoudi, CEO of Sohar Aluminium - a strategic partner for Oman Shipping Company in the international dry bulk market.

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