Sohar Port attracts foreign investment despite challenging market conditions
Sohar Port representatives

Sohar Port & Freezone attracts foreign investment with throughput up by 4.8%. The Port and Freezone reported an increase in cargo volume and overall performance in 2020.

  • Over USD 27 billion investments
  • Total throughput up by 4.8% and STS increase of 100%
  • Freezone exports rose by 3.8%

Mark Geilenkirchen, CEO of SOHAR Port commented “Since the start of the pandemic in the first quarter of 2020, one of the key challenges faced by businesses around the globe has been securing supply chains and ensuring their business continuity”.

Omar Mahmood Al Mahrizi, DCEO of SOHAR Port – CEO of SOHAR Freezone, stated, “We continue to attract foreign direct investments and support the continuity and growth of existing businesses by implementing efficient business procedures, digitalizing our processes and improving the level of services provided.”

The port introduced precautionary measures and identified solutions to meet its customers’ needs, despite the difficult trading conditions.

Hear directly from Mark Geilenkirchen and Omar Mahmood Al Mahrizi at the forthcoming Cool Logistics Middle East one-day online seminar, 22 September 2021.  Places are limited so register today here 

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