Gold Star Line makes its debut call to Port of Duqm

Business Sunday 15/March/2020 15:46 PM
By: Times News Service
Gold Star Line makes its debut call to Port of Duqm

Muscat: Gold Star Line, a major player in the Intra Asia and Africa container trade makes its first appearance in the Port of Duqm.
The vessel MV Da Hua, operated by Gold Star Line, arrived the Port of Duqm on Monday where a successful operation was carried out at the port terminal, loading pressure vessels for a project in Iraq which were produced by ELCO International Engineering Co., a leading company in the heavy engineering and fabrication sector operating from Nizwa.
Sankhoj Das, Commercial Director of Gold Star Line said, "Gold Star Line has been expanding its activities in breakbulk and car carrier business in the recent years, and we see Port of Duqm as our strategic point to cater more aggressively in the Middle East market. We will continue to focus on our ever-evolving customers there and strengthen the relationship to give unique and dedicated solutions to their increasingly complex requirements."
"We welcome Gold Star Line to the Port of Duqm. We are proud of the increasing role that the Port of Duqm is playing as a gateway port for the various industrial projects happening in the region. The Port of Duqm is destined to become a natural marine hub enjoying the proximity of major consuming markets such as the Indian Sub-Continent, East African regions and the wider Middle East," added Anwar Al Balushi - Port Commercial Manager.
The Port of Duqm assures the readiness and capability to handle heavy lift cargo at its terminal and its hinterland connectivity for transporting to and from central Oman makes it the preferred port for this type of operations.