Truck Oman subsidiary to build integrated logistics centre in Duqm

Business Tuesday 03/May/2016 17:55 PM
By: Times News Service
Truck Oman subsidiary to build integrated logistics centre in Duqm

Muscat: An integrated logistics centre will be developed by Truck Oman Projects and Oilfield Services Company, a group company of Truck Oman.
The Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm (Sezad) and Truck Oman Projects have signed an agreement for the right to use land for building the facility, which include awarehouse, maintenance workshop and storage areas for equipment and machineries for oil and gas fields. The agreement was by Yahya bin Said Abdullah Al Jabri, chairman of Sezad and Dr Mohammed Moosa Al Yousuf, chairman of Truck Oman.
The project will be built over an area of 23,000 square metres in the logistics area, which is considered one of the main areas for investment in the Special Economic Zone, Duqm, which has already witnessed over the past years signing of a number of land use agreements with local and foreign investors.
Truck Oman Projects and Oilfield Services was promoted by Truck Oman Group for the management of its new project in the special economic zone at Duqm.
The group said it hopes that the new company will support the plans and policies of economic diversification, thereby providing job opportunities to the local workforce in these areas.
The project aims to provide logistics management solutions of various kinds, to meet all the needs of customers, such as management of transport, supporting and controlling the traffic movement, management of vehicles and equipment movement data during the hours of work in the field.
Truck Oman group said that it has selected the special economic zone, Duqm to construct an integrated centre for logistics due to the strategic location of the area, overlooking the Indian Ocean. The area is considered to help economic diversification and will become an integrated economic centre serving the Omani economy from the perspective of economic diversification and will serve the Al Wusta region from the developmental perspective. Special economic zone at Duqm has been selected as one of the centres of Truck Oman to expand its logistics services network and link to the other group centers in the Sultanate, particularly in Nimr, Marmul, Haima and Salalah.