Vale's Distribution Center in Oman

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Vale's Distribution Center in Oman

​Our deep-water bulk terminal at Sohar Port facilitates the worlds largest ore carriers (VLOC/Valemax) and export berhs capable of handling handy max to new castle max vessels for wxporting iron ore pellets and fines with faster cargo evacuation with minimal turnaround time.

Sohar is upcoming major economic gatway that lies to the Northern Coast of Sultanate of Oman at Gulf of Oman with shortest multimodel connectivity to North Arabian and Persian Gulf region.


 



 

 

Our Deep-Water Bulk Terminal


 


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- Capacity: Handling of 40 million tons per year.

- Port with 2 berths for export and 1 for import.

- Sohar port allows us to receive Valemax vessels to transport 400,000 tons of iron ore from Brazil.


 

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Valemax vessels

Valemax are the biggest mineral ships in the world, with 2.3 times the capacity of Capesize vessels. By cutting down on the number of voyages, Valemax ships also reduce gas emissions and environmental risks.

Its capacity is 400,000 tons.