O Bunkering, an industry-leading bunker fuel supplier, is proud to announce that it is expanding its operations to the Port of Khasab in Oman, where it has been appointed as an official physical supplier of bunker services. Due to its strategic and lively location, the Port of Khasab serves as an essential resource for ferry operations, cruise vessels, and international freight and cargo.
This new agreement with Hutchison Ports Sohar, the company responsible for the management and operations of the Port of Khasab, significantly extends O Bunkering’s reach within Oman and the broader maritime sector, cementing its reputation as a reliable and trusted provider of high-quality marine fuels.
In its new role at the Port of Khasab, O Bunkering will bring its comprehensive range of exceptional bunker services to a larger clientele, offering both local and international customers access to competitively priced, high-quality, and sustainable marine fuels.
Ali Al-Shibani, the CEO of O Bunkering, expressed his delight in the new venture, stating, “O Bunkering’s appointment as an official bunker supplier at the Port of Khasab reflects our commitment to the growth and diversification of Oman’s maritime industry. This strategic move not only strengthens our footprint in the region but also enhances the port’s competitiveness.”
This latest agreement ensures that the Port of Khasab is well-equipped to meet the increasing demand for high-standard bunker services, vital for the operations of the many vessels that use the port. Additionally, it reaffirms O Bunkering’s dedication to the implementation of environmentally conscious practices, in line with the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) decarbonization targets.
With this expansion, O Bunkering will significantly contribute to Oman’s ongoing efforts to establish itself as a premier shipping and logistics destination, fulfilling the economic growth objectives outlined in Oman’s Vision 2040.
The collaboration between Hutchison Ports Sohar and O Bunkering promises an era of unparalleled service quality, reinforcing Oman’s status in the global maritime industry and contributing to the economic growth and development of the Sultanate.